Jack Gillick, a partner at Martin Kane Kuper, had the privilege of presenting three Middlesex County High School Essay Contest students with awards for their winning essays as part of the Middlesex County Bar Foundation’s Project Law Essay Contest. Mr. Gillick has been chairman of Project Law for the last five years. This annual contest provides scholarship money to three students for their essays, which focus on a question of constitutional rights. The essays are graded blindly by local teachers and the contest meets New Jersey’s Core Curriculum standards.
Each student in the Essay Contest is presented with a $1,000 check, a commemorative plaque, and a congratulatory letter from Assemblyman Pat Deignan. The three winning essays in the Essay Contest are also read aloud by Superior Court judges during a ceremony held at the Middlesex County Courthouse. Mr. Gillick, who is the immediate past president of the Foundation and also a Trustee for the County Bar Association, also collects used work clothes for the New Brunswick-based charity Hire Attire and also runs a holiday toy drive on behalf of New Jersey’s Division of Child Protection & Permanency (formerly DYFS).