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Hawaiian teen uses money from recycling to fund college scholarships

Where some people see trash, Genshu Price sees opportunity.

Price, 13, lives on Oahu, and is the founder of Bottles4College. Through the program, Price takes cans and bottles that he finds littering parks and beaches, recycles them, and puts the money aside for college scholarships. He started Bottles4College three years ago to raise money for his college fund, but decided he also wanted to boost other students in need of assistance. 

“We’re helping the environment by recycling,” Price told The Associated Press. “We’re helping education by providing scholarship funds for Hawaii kids and inspiring them to want to get

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Mishael Powell Is So Good As a Non-Scholarship Washington Cornerback It Hurts

The University of Washington defense offers so many strong suits, players who can shed blockers, make tackles, and run and cover.

Yet a pet peeve for some of the defenders who came before them is that not everyone on that side of the ball likes to hit. It’s noticeable by the angles they take on a tackle. Well, it happens.

Mishael Powell does not have that problem whatsoever.

In the final scrimmage available for media viewing a week ago, the walk-on cornerback from Seattle’s O’Dea High School slammed into Michigan transfer Giles Jackson. He left the new wide receiver face

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UT Dallas offering students cash incentive, chance for scholarships for COVID-19 vaccine proof

The University of Texas at Dallas in Richardson is offering all students $125 for getting vaccinated against COVID-19, along with the chance to receive scholarships of up to $12,000.

Students are eligible for the awards through the Comet Vaccine Incentive Program now through Sept. 27, Gene Fitch Jr., vice president for student affairs, said in a letter to students.

All students who choose to voluntarily participate in the program will receive $125 directly deposited to their personal account.

In addition, randomly selected participants, will be eligible for additional incentives that include:

• $12,000 tuition scholarship (10 opportunities to win).

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Oprah Launches New Scholarship for Young Leaders

Oprah Winfrey has a new initiative to help the next generation of young leaders.

Winfrey is offering a new scholarship as a part of the The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation. The scholarship will offer aid to “students who have displayed both academic excellence and leadership within their respective communities,” she told  PEOPLE magazine.

The 67-year-old said in a statement, “I am where I am today because of education and the support of teachers throughout my life. I am honored to support these students who have shown high achievement in their academic studies, but more importantly a commitment to their

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Scholarship to help keep legacy of Saratoga County entrepreneur alive

She was just 25, but made her mark as a budding young business person.

Refino owned rise Taekwondo and was part of IgniteU NY, a Troy-based program that guides aspiring entrepreneurs.

The organization’s director says Refino was selfless, so they’re eager to give scholarships in her name to people who focus more on their communities than themselves.

“The thing that I will probably remember as setting her apart will be her kindness and her willingness and her desire to bring other people in, and to help other people. That is not a trait you will always see in entrepreneurs,”

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Kansas City Southern, Louisiana college partner on women’s scholarship program for skilled trades

Railroad, Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College offer two-year scholarship program

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Kansas City Southern Lines logoSHREVEPORT, La. — Kansas City Southern will partner with Northwest Louisiana Technical Community College for the railroad’s Skilled Trade Women’s Scholarship Program, to fund the education and training of three women in one of several areas: diesel, electrician, industrial maintenance technology, industrial instrumentation and electrical technician, or welding.

The first scholarship has been awarded to Leah Nichole Ellis, who participates in the college’s welding program.

“The goal of this scholarship program is to increase awareness of the excellent job opportunities

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KWU, Salina Education Foundation announce new scholarship program

Kansas Wesleyan and the Salina Education Foundation have announced a new scholarship program to both aid in teacher recruitment and further the values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

The RISE program will provide a $22,500 KWU scholarship to qualified, selected transfer students who enter the KWU Teacher Education program. Historically underrepresented groups will be the focus of the effort.

“From the beginning, Kansas Wesleyan has been committed to both bettering our community and the values of diversity, equity and inclusion,” said Ken Oliver, vice president of advancement and university operations. “We were among the first in the state to offer

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Boise State puts Fruitland High grad Eiguren on scholarship

Former Fruitland High star Tyler Eiguren’s goal was always to play college football, and his dream was to play for Boise State.

Eiguren has been living that dream for more than two years now after joining the team as a walk-on tight end, but his family doesn’t have to worry about paying tuition anymore thanks to his blue-collar mentality.

Eiguren, a redshirt sophomore, was awarded a scholarship on Saturday after the team hiked Table Rock in Boise, which has become a tradition at the end of fall camp.

“A lot of hard work has finally paid off,” Eiguren told reporters

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