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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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Denbighshire teen secures scholarship at top American university

COMPETING against hundreds of applicants from across the world, a Denbighshire teen has secured a prestigious scholarship to study in America.

Joseph Hinchcliffe, from Llandyrnog, is one of five learners from across the UK to secure a four-year scholarship from Morehead-Cain.

This US-based merit programme provides a complete fully-funded educational experience for students of the highest calibre to study at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill.

Joseph, a former pupil at the Ysgol Brynhyfryd state school in Ruthin, Denbighshire achieved 4A*s in his A levels despite feeling he wasn’t solely academic.

Deciding to take a year out

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Prom dress made entirely from duct tape wins teen $10k scholarship

Making your own prom dress can save you money, but making your prom dress out of duct tape can win you a scholarship

That’s what happened when Larissa Leon won Duck Brand’s 21st annual Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest with her stunning folklorico-inspired dress – all of which was made from Duck brand duct tape.

Larissa, 17, told Fox News her colorful gown was made with 47 rolls of duct tape and weighs about 20 pounds. 

CHICK-FIL-A TO INVEST $19M IN EMPLOYEE SCHOLARSHIPS IN 2021

Larissa Leon, 17, created a duct tape prom gown inspired by Folklorico dresses. These

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Frisco teen selected for Apple scholarship after creating skin cancer app

A Frisco teenager was accepted into Apple’s scholarship program after creating an app that warns about the dangers of skin cancer.

Mason Dierkes’ app is called Skin Cancers. It shows how skin cancer spreads on people’s skin over time.

The 16-year-old said he was inspired by his grandfather who died after being diagnosed with melanoma.

While the

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Teen reacts to winning 4-year college scholarship in Ohio’s vaccine lottery

Joseph Costello, 14, won a full-ride, four-year scholarship.

Joseph Costello, a high school freshman, will have his college education paid for thanks to getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Joseph, of Englewood, Ohio, was announced Wednesday as the winner of a full-ride, four-year scholarship – with room, board tuition and books – in Ohio’s Vax-a-Million lottery.

“It feels very good,” Joseph, 14, said Thursday on “Good Morning America,” adding that he hopes to attend either Miami University or Ohio State

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The Philadelphia InquirerThis West Philly teen overcame obstacles to win a $50K scholarship on live TV. Meet Lyric Wise.We're not in school, and school was my outlet,” Paul Robeson senior Lyric Wise said. “But like I tell people, just keep going.”1 day ago

The Philadelphia InquirerThis West Philly teen overcame obstacles to win a $50K scholarship on live
TV. Meet Lyric Wise.We’re not in school, and school was my outlet,” Paul Robeson senior Lyric
Wise said. “But like I tell people, just keep going.”1 day ago… Read More

Philly Teen Entrepreneur Wins Prestigious Gates Scholarship and Over $2 Million in Presidential Scholarships

Bodine High School student Akayla Brown was selected as a Gates Scholar. She will receive a full scholarship to the university of her choice.

The 18-year-old was one of 300 seniors selected for this scholarship. There were over 34,000 students who applied for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation scholarship nationwide.

Brown plans to major in international business. The Philly resident has received more than 18 college acceptance letters. She hasn’t announced her top school yet but she revealed that her top three choices were Howard, Temple, and Villanova.

“I want to be an example to my peers and to

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