National Teen-Ager Competition to Award More Than $100,000

June 4, 1998

Baylor University will host the 27th annual America's National Teen-Ager Scholarship Program June 5-7.

Twelve universities, including Southern Methodist, Southwest Texas State, East Texas Baptist and North Texas State University, will hold a college fair and interview 85 high school sophomore and junior girls. More than $100,000 in scholarships will be awarded to 25 students. The senior winner can expect to receive eight scholarships.

Winners will be selected according to their grade-point average, leadership abilities, interview and overall appearance.

Contestants will arrive at North Russell Residence Hall Friday where they will stay until the completion of the event. Meals will be served in Memorial Dining Hall, and judging will take place in Waco Hall.

The main awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Waco Hall. The event is open to the public.

Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 12 and under and free for children under age 3 and parents of participants.

The America's National Teen-Ager Scholarship Program is a non-profit organization that has awarded more than $100 million in scholarships to date.

For more information, contact Cheryl Snow at (817) 577-2220.

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