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Church Hill Classics
Contact: Katie Gargano
594 Pepper Street
Monroe, CT 06468


Church Hill Classics Announces
"Frame Your Graduate! Photo Contest" Finalists

Monroe, CT – July 24, 2009 – Church Hill Classics (CHC), a leading manufacturer in the collegiate diploma frame industry, has announced the 12 Finalists in their "Frame Your Graduate! Photo Contest."

The contest asked for submissions of any graduation related photos - college, high school, elementary or even pre-school!  After a one month entry period, employees at Church Hill Classics selected 12 entries as Finalists, and now they need your help to give out some prizes!

These Finalist photos are posted on the company's website, for the final phase of the contest.  The public is asked to vote for their favorite photo, which will determine the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.  Voting will run from July 24 through August 10, 2009 10am EST.

Below are the Finalists and their hometowns:

  • Chelsea Abril – Captain Cook, HI
  • Nathaniel Chadwick – Denton, TX
  • Rachel Foss – Grand Rapids, MI
  • Alyssa Hammerley – Gaithersburg, MD
  • Jennifer Livingston – Kansas City, MO
  • Zui Hung Ng – Sugar Land, TX
  • Georgia Rios – Fresno, CA
  • Joshua Ross – Berkley, MI
  • Paula Justina Santos – Palm Harbor, FL
  • Chyi-Dean Shu – North Tustin, CA
  • Keith Simpson – Laurel, MD
  • Gina Vogel – Los Angeles, CA


As a fun bonus, Church Hill Classics is raffling off five $10.00 gift cards to Five Guys Burgers and Fries.  Anyone who votes is automatically entered into a drawing to win one of the five gift cards.  You can view the Finalists' photos and vote for your favorite online at /contests/14_frame_your_graduate_photo_contest.cfm

Make sure you vote for your favorite, because photos with the most votes are awarded these prizes:

1st Place - $200 Savings Bond and custom frame
2nd Place
- $100 Savings Bond and custom frame  
3rd Place - $50 Savings Bond and custom frame
9 Finalists – Photo frame and certificate

About Church Hill Classics

Church Hill Classics, a woman-owned business, was founded in 1991 by Lucie Voves.  The company manufactures custom diploma, credential and photo frames, as well as a line of desk accessories for hundreds of institutions of higher education, military and professional associations and corporate clients.  For 2008, the company was named by Inc. Magazine as the 5th fastest-growth company for the consumer products industry in Connecticut, and also ranked 180th nationally on the Inc. 5000 list of America's fastest-growing companies within the consumer products industry.  Church Hill Classics is also known for their unique scholarship opportunity, the "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest, which awards five students $1,000 each to continue their education, and a $1,000 donation to the 1st place winner's school.  More information on Church Hill Classics can be found at