|$1,000 I Don’t Want to Pay for College – Winter Winner:
Kristina O., from Saint Paul, MN, is a current college freshman studying foreign language, literature and linguistics with a focus on French language and literature. In high school, Kristina served on the executive board of the National Honor Society. As an avid member of the Girl Scouts, Kristina logged over 400 hours of community service. That time included her involvement in the creation of a children’s camp program and maintaining a garden at the Gibbs Museum. Kristina was awarded with the Girl Scout Gold Award for her efforts.
|$1,000 “A GPA Isn’t Everything” Scholarship Winner:
Auset A., from Atlanta, GA, is going back to school after time off to study visual and performing arts with a focus in film and cinema studies. Auset created a performing arts company called Dualiti, which allows high school students in the Los Angeles area to become involved with productions and performances upon completion of mandatory community service on the weekends. She also volunteers at a community radio station in Atlanta.
| $1,000 Computer Careers Winner:
Eric K., from Los Angeles, CA, is a current high senior with a 3.95 GPA. Eric is the Computer Science Club Founder and President as well as the Math Club President. He is a member of MESA (Math Engineering Science Architecture) as well as a part of his high school Key Club, where he volunteers on projects such as AIDS Walk, Kiwanis Duck Splash and a rally to raise money for pediatric trauma prevention. In addition to his academic achievements, Eric was named the captain of his high school tennis team.
|$1,000 Cappex Promoter Winner:
Amanda S., from Wisconsin Rapids, WI, is a current honor roll high school junior who intends on studying biological and biomedical studies or psychology when she attends college in the fall of 2011. Amanda is the Student Council Public Relations Officer, Spanish Club President and class of 2011 Secretary/Treasurer. She also spends time volunteering with Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the Boys and Girls Club. Amanda helped sign up 26 of her friends for Cappex!
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