The Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently presented local theater sensation Alphonso Jones, II with a Certificate of Honor in recognition of his acclaimed portrayal of “Simba” in the Broadway production of “Lion King.” Jones, a resident of Trenton, was named top young artist in live theater at the 32nd Annual Young Artists awards.

Freeholders presented local theater sensation Alphonso Jones, II with a Certificate of Honor 


(Front: L-R) Freeholder Chair Pasquale A. Colavita, Jr.; Alphonso Jones, II; Freeholder Ann M. Cannon; Freeholder Vice-Chair Lucylle R.S. Walter.
(Rear: L-R) Alphonso Jones, Sr.; Freeholders Anthony P. Carabelli, Samuel Frisby, Sr., Andrew Koontz, and  John A. Cimino.