Pillars Prep Academy student Ahlam Zalat of Edison was honored for a winning entry in the 2020 New Jersey Child Support Teen Media Contest, which celebrated the importance of support from families and loved ones.
Zalat was the first place winner in the Written Work category for middle schools.
In addition to having work featured in the 2021 Office of Child Support Calendar, students with winning entries will receive gift certificates and congratulatory plaques acknowledging their achievement.
Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the annual display of winning entries usually held at the State House has been posted online and can be viewed at www.NJTeenMedia.org.
For more information about the New Jersey Child Support program, call 1-877-NJKIDS1 or visit www.njchildsupport.org.