|Trick or Tweet Scholarship Winner:
In the beginning of October, we asked students to participate in our Trick or Tweet Scholarship. Whoever sent the sweetest tweet to Cappex in 140 characters or less would win $1,000.
Leyana S. of Amherst, N.Y. sent the winning tweet:
|“I Don’t Want To Pay For College” Scholarship Fall Winner:
Bart M., from Deerfield, Ill., is a college freshman majoring in computer science. In high school he was actively involved in music, being drum major for two years, director and conductor of the Variety Show pit band, and playing in nearly all the musical bands available at his school. In addition to his musical talents, Bart has been an alter server at his church for 10 years and is also an active member of the youth group. Outside of church, Bart volunteers. He got to spend a week in Mexico with the Arial Home Foundation building cost effective buildings for Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox.
| “A GPA Isn’t Everything” Scholarship Winner:
Michael R., from Columbus, Ohio is a high school senior who has an extensive background in volunteering. His volunteer work at Columbus’s Center of Science and Industry (COSI) gives him the chance to educate children and guide visitors through exhibits. Michael’s time at COSI also included developing a volunteer hours sponsorship program that raised over $2,000 for the center. He’s been awarded various awards for his community service two of which include the President’s Volunteer Service Award Gold Pin and a Certificate of Honor for Remarkable Attainment presented by Senators Bill Harris and Ray Miller. In addition to Michael’s community service, he’s already kick-started his culinary arts career by shadowing the executive chef at The Short Story Brasserie in Granville, Ohio.
|I Don’t Want To Pay for College Scholarship – Fall I Scholarship Winner:
Morgan R. of Louisville, Ky. has entered her first year of college this fall. She has spent countless hours giving her time and energy to various organizations like the Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army Angel Tree Program, Dare-to-Care, the Anti-Bully Project, and many, many more. Morgan recently planned the Soles4Souls service project in which six local high schools participated and where they will donate new or used pairs of shoes to people in developing countries. In fact, in February, she will be traveling to Cambodia to visit the school her club raised money to build and to tour the country.
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