To celebrate the start of a brand new academic year, we invited you to submit pictures of your child heading back to school. We then put the fate of 16 finalists in YOUR hands and let you decide on our 2017 winner.

We wish we could have included everyone in that final round, because every single photo we received was amazing!

Without further ado, join us in congratulating this year's big winner - Tommy from Brigantine!

This youngster looks like he's been waiting all summer to start preschool! How exciting! Tommy wins tickets to Six Flags Great Adventure and Tommy's parents, Jenny & Thomas win dinner, plus a $100 gift card to Compass Spa in Ocean City!

Thanks again to everyone who submitted a photo, and here's to a super successful 2017-2018 school year!


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