Freeholders Honor 211 Students as Best of Class

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(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Freeholder Board is honoring 211 senior students who attend 34 public and nonpublic high schools throughout Camden County as “Best of Class 2020” award recipients. The Board will be celebrating the accomplishments of these incredible students virtually throughout the week, as the annual Best of Class ceremony could not be held in person due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Freeholder Board’s “Best of Class” awards honor students in seven categories: most courageous, community service, leadership, performing arts, most improved, school spirit and best overall. Each day this week, the Freeholder Board will be honoring a group of recipients on the county’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages. The posts began on Friday, June 26, with students in the “most courageous” category.

The full schedule is as follows:

· Most Courageous – Friday 6/26
· Community Service – Saturday 6/27
· Leadership – Sunday 6/28
· Performing Arts – Monday 6/29
· Most Improved – Tuesday 6/30
· School Spirit – Wednesday 7/1
· Best Overall – Thursday 7/2

“We are incredibly proud to recognize seniors from every high school in Camden County who have shown an unbelievable commitment to academic achievement as well as to the betterment of their community,” said Freeholder Deputy Director Ed McDonnell. “Although we could not hold our annual ceremony this year due to the pandemic, we are excited to honor these students virtually, so that they may share their accomplishments with their friends and family.”

Each student will receive a Best of Class medal and certificate which they can proudly display to signify their accomplishments.

A full list of this year’s honorees can be found by visiting: