WTOVWheeling Park High School freshman wins 4-year scholarship through Babydog SweepstakesA Wheeling Park High School freshman won't have to worry about student loans down the road. On Monday morning, Rocco DiGiandomenico won a …3 days ago

WTOVWheeling Park High School freshman wins 4-year scholarship through Babydog
SweepstakesA Wheeling Park High School freshman won’t have to worry about student
loans down the road. On Monday morning, Rocco DiGiandomenico won a …3 days ago… Read More

Local Princeton student wins “Do It for Babydog” full ride scholarship

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) — Students at Princeton Middle School are getting COVID-19 vaccination motivation from West Virginia’s first dog.

The new, second round of the ‘Do It for Babydog’ vaccine incentive sweepstakes is wrapping up its first week of surprise visits and gift giving from Governor Jim Justice and the beloved sweepstakes mascot, Babydog.

One lucky Princeton Middle School student reaping the rewards of getting vaccinated, by winning a four-year, full ride scholarship to any public school or university in West Virginia.

Seventh grader and aspiring scientist, Jeremiah Harding, now equipped to chase those dreams at the collegiate level.


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Beechwood High School student wins Kentucky ‘Shot At A Million’ Scholarship

A Beechwood High School student has won one of Kentucky’s “Shot At A Million” scholarship drawings. 

Julian Sandberg, 13, of Fort Mitchell, is one of five students who won scholarships in the July 29 drawing, according to Gov. Andy Beshear. 

Julian thanked Beshear for the opportunity and his parents for getting him vaccinated. 

He said the experience of winning is “surreal.” He said he got the vaccine because he was was “sick of having to wear masks” and missed seeing his friends. 

“I just wanted everything to be normal again,” he said at the press conference. 

Julian’s mom Maria Sanders

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Fiesta San Antonio-worthy duct tape dress wins Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest

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  • Houston-born Larissa Leon has snagged a $10,000 scholarship for her work on this SA Fiesta-worth dress.

Houston-born Larissa Leon has snagged a $10,000 scholarship thanks to her work on a colorful prom dress made entirely of duct tape — and it’s giving us serious Fiesta San Antonio vibes.

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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. 


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

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If the game is pandemic politics, Reynolds wins the first round

Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks in a TV ad on coronavirus mitigation in November 2020. State Auditor Rob Sand has said the ad violates state law. (Photo illustration by Iowa Capital Dispatch)

The story played like the opening bell of the campaign for 2022 gubernatorial election: State Auditor Rob Sand, potential Democratic challenger to Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds, accused her of improperly using federal coronavirus aid dollars for “self-promotion.”

Reynolds denied the claim and defended the spending nearly $150,000 on a public awareness advertising campaign related to COVID-19 mitigation. Republicans accused Sand of playing the issue for political gain.

We’ll look

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Junior Geek of the Month: Madisen Cordell wins Amazon scholarship to pursue computer science

When Madisen Cordell was in elementary school, a teacher used to bring her into the hallway to give her more challenging math problems. Now a high school senior, Cordell is still being called out by teachers, this time to learn during a class that she had been selected to receive an Amazon Future Engineer scholarship.

For Cordell, the honor is recognition of her success at Lake Stevens High School in Lake Stevens, Wash., and it’s a huge help as she heads off to college this fall. Of the 100 recipients from underserved and underrepresented communities to be selected by

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Spence wins 2021 ESVA Chamber Young Professionals Scholarship

Victoria Spence, center, is presented with the 2020-2021 ESVA Chamber Young Professionals Scholarship in the amount of $600. Pictured with her are (l-r) Lynn Brankley, Young Professionals board member; Robert Sabatini, ESVA Chamber Executive Director; Will Russell, Young Professionals board member and Andrea Misner, Young Professionals Scholarship committee member.

Victoria Spence was the winner of this year’s ESVA Chamber Young Professionals Scholarship. Spence is a homeschool graduating senior with plans to attend Liberty University in the fall. She was awarded the check on Thursday afternoon at the Eastern Shore Radio studios in Accomac.

Part of Spence’s essay read “When you

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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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