Congratulations to our 2024 Student Champions!

We recieved a number of amazing applicants to be a part of this program but these student's dedication to The Arc of Essex County's mission, community service, and passion for lending a helping hand shined through, We are so excited to annouce the following students as our 2024 Student Champions!

  • Abigail F., Maplewood, NJ
  • Addie S., Short Hills, NJ 
  • Alice S., Caldwell, NJ
  • Annabelle K., Millburn, NJ
  • Augie G., West Caldwell, NJ
  • Carolina S., Maplewood, NJ
  • Daisy G., Maplewood, NJ
  • Emma B., South Orange, NJ
  • Jessica T., Verona, NJ
  • Katherine M., Montclair, NJ
  • Lucy S., Caldwell, NJ
  • Miracle O., Maplewood, NJ
  • Nathaniel S., Millburn, NJ
  • Neve K., Maplewood NJ
  • Vedant K., Livingston, NJ

Student Champion Responsibilities

  • Attend the event on Saturday, April 27th.
  • Teach Other About The Arc of Essex County's Mission.
  • Attend 2 Online Champion Meetings After-School.
  • Help Promote the 5K Run and Walk.
  • Recruit Team Members.
  • Lead Fundraising Efforts.
  • Promote Inclusivity and Positivity.
  • Be a Leader in Your School and Community.

Who Can Apply?

Students in grades 3 through 12 can apply to be Student Champions. We encourage students with disabilities or a connection to The Arc of Essex County's mission of empowering and advocacating for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to apply.

Applications are due on Friday, Feburary 16th, 2024.