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Morris County fifth grader wins state police Missing Children’s Day poster contest

FLORHAM PARK, NJ (Morris County) – On April 19, Major James McGowan, Commanding Officer of the Special Investigations Section, Captain William Humphries, Captain Richard Costello, and troopers with the State Police Missing Persons Unit along with members of the Florham Park Police Department visited Brooklake Elementary School in Florham Park to congratulate Morgan Campbell for her winning entry for the 38th Annual National Missing Children’s Day poster contest.

The contest, which is themed “Bringing Our Missing Children Home,” encourages fifth-graders to participate in the campaign to promote awareness among teachers, parents, and children and engage them in discussions about safety. The annual contest is presented by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

Morgan’s poster will represent New Jersey in the 2021 national competition. The winner of the national contest will be invited to Washington, D.C. to be honored by the U.S. Department of Justice at the National Missing Children’s Day ceremony.

“Congratulations Morgan and best of luck representing New Jersey,” state police said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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