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Graduate Cap Contest

Design Your Graduate Cap for a Chance to Win a Prize!

Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Class of 2024 Cap Decorating Contestants.
All the entries were exceptional but here are the committee’s winners!

Please pick up you gift cards with Ms. Cathy Poston, Taft 103 Monday- Thursday from 8-4:00 pm.
Thank you all for participating in the Commencement Celebration Activities!

First Place: Amanda Casey
Ashley Casey

2nd Place: Vichi Yalitza
Yalitza Vichi

3rd Place: Mitchell Marinez
Marinez Mitchell

Don’t miss our graduation cap decorating contest! Now is the time to get as creative as you can!

As a member of Camden County College Class of 2024, we know that you’ve worked incredibly hard to reach Commencement. You earned your degree and deserve to celebrate with everyone who has helped you on this journey.

Graduation cap decorations are a time-honored tradition. This creative rite of passage has been a Commencement activity at Camden County College.


  • 1st Place will be awarded a $100.00 Visa Gift Card
  • 2nd Place will be awarded a $50.00 Visa Gift Card
  • 3rd Place will be awarded a $25.00 Visa Gift Card

*Prizes will be mailed to the winners.

Entries Will Be Accepted

Tuesday, April 2, 2024 to Monday, May 13, 2024.

How to Enter

  • Take a photo of your decorated graduation cap (mortarboard). Horizontal photos work best.
  • Fill out the form below, upload your photo, and submit it.
  • Follow the contest on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Contest Rules

  • All Camden County College 2024 graduates are welcome to participate.
  • Entries open at 12:01am on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 and close at midnight on Monday, May 6, 2024.
  • Only one submission will be accepted per graduate.
  • Photos with two or more people will not be eligible for prizes but may be shared on the Camden County College social media accounts.
  • If you need financial assistance for supplies, please contact Associate Dean of Student Jackie Tenuto at jtenuto@camdencc.edu
  • Entries must be entirely original, created by the submitting graduate, and may not violate any third-party rights. Cap entries that have been submitted to previous contests will not be considered.
  • Please keep your submissions in good taste. Offensive or disrespectful submissions will not be considered for prizes.

Contest Judging

  • Winners will be announced on Wednesday, May 15, 2024 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.
  • Winners will be selected by representatives of the Commencement team.

We can’t wait to see your creative entries!

Questions Contact Associate Dean Jackie Tenuto at jtenuto@camdencc.edu