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Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Alltel "Words of Wisdom" Scholarship Essay Contest

Alltel has teamed up with Dr. Maya Angelou to give away $50,000 in scholarships to 10 lucky finalists. The Alltel Words of Wisdom essay contest asks, “In remembering the past, what would you do to contribute to a brighter future?”

Essays must be 600-800 words and must be the original work of the submitting author.

Ten winners will be chosen from all essays submitted to the contest. Each winning essayist will receive a scholarship to a participating black college or university.

All 10 winners will be honored at an awards Luncheon to be held Monday, March 31st in Little Rock, Arkansas. Words of Wisdom spokesperson and esteemed poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou, will personally present each winner with their scholarship. Additionally, Ruban Studdard will perform for the winners and their guest at an exclusive concert.

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March 1, 2008

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