Gala Reception for Letters About Literature Finalists and Winners at Drumthwacket

The New Jersey Center for the Book reception for the 86 finalists and winners in the Library of Congress / NJ Center for the Book 2010 Letters About Literature essay competition was held at Drumthwacket, the Governor’s residence in Princeton, on Wednesday, May 12th, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

The events of the afternoon included presentation of certificates to all finalists and winners!

  • Welcome remarks by New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie
  • Remarks and presentation of Governor’s Certificates of Merit by Commissioner of Education Bret Schundler
  • Congratulations from Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno
  • Remarks by Center for the Book Chair Renee Swartz

Winning Essays, 2010
Click to read Catherine Lee’s level 1 winning essay

Click to read Shannon Ferrie’s level 2 winning essay

Click to read Jacklyn Moon’s level 3 winning essay


Letters About Literature