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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><i><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A">Today on the</span></i></b><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Cambria&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#5F497A"> ETNews Listserv<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#76923C">ITEM:&nbsp; </span>
</b><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#E46C0A">Leaders &amp; Achievers Scholarship Program: Deadline Dec. 3</span></b><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;color:#E46C0A"><o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Do you know a high school senior that is making a difference at your organization? Through Comcast&#8217;s commitment to youth education and leadership across the country, we have created a scholarship
 program called Leaders &amp; Achievers to help send students to college. <b>Leaders and Achievers</b> was initiated in 2001 and has since awarded over 23,000 students more than $24 million in scholarships.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">This year, we need your help bringing this scholarship to the attention of your local guidance counselors and principles who are eligible to nominate a student with a proven commitment to
 serving and getting involved in their communities. Last year, we were able to award 112 scholarships in Massachusetts and 31 scholarships in New Hampshire.
<b><i>One student per state will also receive one $10,000 Founders Award Scholarship based on their extraordinary ability to change the community they serve.</i></b> All applications must be completed by
<b>Thursday, December 3<sup>rd</sup> </b>for the student to be considered.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">This is unlike many other academic based scholarships; the students are evaluated on their ability to change the community they live in by committing their time outside of school hours.&nbsp;
 To be considered for the program, a student must:<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-family:Symbol">&middot;</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Be a full-time high school senior in a community served by Comcast<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-family:Symbol">&middot;</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Be nominated by a high school guidance counselor or principal<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-family:Symbol">&middot;</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Maintain a GPA of 2.8 or higher<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-family:Symbol">&middot;</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Demonstrate leadership abilities in school activities or through work experience<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-family:Symbol">&middot;</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Show a strong commitment to and involvement in community service<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoListParagraph" style="text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-family:Symbol">&middot;</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt;font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Plan to attend an accredited nonprofit college, university or vocational/technical school in the US.
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Please reach out to your local schools to help nominate the student that makes a difference for your organization. If you would like help reaching a particular school or guidance counselor,
 please reach out to <a href="mailto:Courtney_Cannon-Booth@cable.comcast.com">Courtney_Cannon-Booth@cable.comcast.com</a>.
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Thank you so much for your help,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#212121">Becca Fracassa &amp; Courtney Cannon-Booth</span></b><span style="color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#212121">Comcast Cable</span><span style="color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><span style="font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#212121">Greater Boston Community Investment Team</span><span style="color:#212121"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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