The County Prep Dance and Theater programs participated in the Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists Festival on May 28th and 29th.
On May 29 and May 30th County Prep theatre arts students performed in the expressionist play A Dream Play, written by August Strindberg in 1901. The main character is Agnes, a daughter of the Vedic god Indra. She descends to Earth to listen to the problems of human beings. She meets about 40 characters, some of them having a clearly symbolical value. . After experiencing all sorts of human suffering (for example poverty, cruelty, and the routine of family life), the daughter of gods realizes that human beings are to be pitied. Finally, she returns to the Heaven and this moment corresponds to the awakening from a dream-like sequence of events.
(Atlantic City, NJ - May 9th, 2014) County Prep Culinary Arts students competed in the 2014 County Vocational Technical School Cook-Off Challenge held at Caesars Palladium Ballroom. The team’s gastronomic expertise was recognized by the judges and they were awarded two gold medals, one silver medal and one bronze medal in the competiton.
(May 2, 2014) Principal Barbara Mendolla is proud to annouce that County Prep senior William Toledo achieved 10th place in the US/Canada Cisco NetRiders international internetworking competition. This year's Netriders CCENT competition involved over 1,000 students from 28 states and 4 provinces.
Christopher Mineses and Daniel Jones, 2009 graduates of County Prep High School, recently displayed their artwork during their BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) end of year show at New Jersey City University. The show ran from Monday, April 7 – Thursday, April 10 in the NJCU Visual Arts Building. The event began with a reception on Monday evening.
(Washington, D.C. – April 5, 2014) Alexia Velazquez had the distinct honor of being invited to perform on the main stage at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. at the Rock! Like A Girl™Concert sponsored by BET’s hit television awards show, Black Girls Rock (BGR).
(Somerset, NJ – April 4-5, 2014) County Prep participated in the New Jersey SkillsUSA conference at the Garden State Exhibition Center. This conference is the largest gathering of Career and Technical Education students in the state. Principal Barbara Mendolla is proud to annouce that 10 students won medals in the skill and leadership contests.