Courtroom Artist Contest

Calling all high school teachers! Encourage your talented and creative students to participate in the Foundation’s 5th Annual Courtroom Artist Contest. The competition gives students an opportunity to stretch their artistic muscles while sketching their school’s mock trial team in action.

The 2019 winning entries appear below. New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner will present awards to the winners of this year’s contest at the high school Final Mock Trial Competition to be held at the New Jersey Law Center on March 19, 2020.

You must submit an Official Entry Form by January 10, 2020. Download the registration form here.

2019 First Place Winner

by Sarah Switlyk of North Hunterdon High School

2019 Courtroom Artist Contest Winners

Winners of the 2019 High School Courtroom Artist Contest hold their winning sketches.

First Place

Sarah Switlyk of North Hunterdon High School

Second Place

Jeffrey Jackson-Perry of Rosa L. Parks Fine and Performing Arts High School

Third Place

Yuri Kim of East Brunswick High School

Honorable Mention

Arami Ruiz Diaz of North Bergen High School

Honorable Mention

Gerard Murjani of North Hunterdon High School

Well-Deserved Awards

Pictured with their awards are the student artists and two art teachers, as well as New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner (far right).

2019 Second Place Winner

by Jeffrey Jackson-Perry of Rosa L. Parks Fine and Performing Arts High School

2019 Third Place Winner

by Yuri Kim of East Brunswick High School

Honorable Mentions

2019 Honorable Mention

by Arami Ruiz Diaz of North Bergen High School

2019 Honorable Mention

by Edmona Gomes of Morris County School of Technology

2019 Honorable Mention

by Gerard Murjani of North Hunterdon High School

2019 Honorable Mention

by Abdiel Olivencia of Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy

2019 Honorable Mention

by Sarah Skalski of Ridge High School