“Quest for Success” Finalists

21 May

Since January 1st, Popcorn Palace has been requesting submissions for our “Quest for Success” contest. We have selected the six finalists who are eligible to win $2,500.  Now you get to pick our grand prize winner!

Review the winners and pick your favorite!

Finalist #1: Tidehaven One Act Play

The money raised through the fundraiser allowed the competition drama club to have elaborate costumes and rent props from local theaters to create a set. At a contest, one judge said, “I can picture this world perfectly! You did a great job on set design and costumes!”  With the ‘drama’ budget of $1,000 being shared with theatre class, the $2,500 will allow the club to purchase much needed set pieces.

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Finalist #2: Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

With participants like Miriam Kaufman, she and other motorcyclists are helping find the cause of and cure for pediatric brain tumors.  She has a personal stake as her family has experienced a brain tumor called Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma.

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Finalist #3: Fierce Dance Academy

Not wanting to disappoint her students, at just 16, Gabrielle Sherman opened Fierce Dance Academy after the studio she previously taught at closed their doors. Although it has been difficult, it has been nothing but rewarding as she has been able to give her students the same opportunity that she was given as a young dancer.

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Finalist #4: Newark Tigersharks

Founded by parents and coaches, the Newark Tigersharks is a Non-Profit 501c3 organization that teaches minority inner city youth to swim while exposing them to the many opportunities that the world of swimming has to offer.

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Finalist #5Open Range 4-H

Just like the 4-H’ers across the nation, the Clearfield County Pennsylvania chapter is responding to the challenges every day in their communities. As the organization leader, Tamela wants to expand the member’s horizon.

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Finalist #6: Malden After-School Program

Want your kids to stay out of trouble? Then put them in the Malden After-School Program that solely operates on funding by donations, fundraisers and program fees.

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  • Voting closes on Monday,  May 28th at 5 pm, CST.
  • Participants can vote once every 24 hours.

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