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Columbus teen wins Fox54's "Teens to Watch" scholarship

WXTX has named its annual scholarship winner in the "Fox54 Teens to Watch" program.  This year's winner is Michael Gordon from Columbus.

He was chosen to receive this scholarship because of his outstanding academics and performance in schools. 

He is currently a Freshman at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, and is studying computer science.  Gordon tells us that he has big dreams to one day work at a major computer company like Microsoft or Apple. 

He says that this scholarship means a lot to him, and just proves that with hard work you can achieve your dreams.

This scholarship is designed to highlight students who excel in academics, athletics, arts or community service.  The top winner is awarded $5,400.00 and a brand new laptop computer.  Four other students will also receive computers.

If you would like to enter this competition, you can log on to the WXTX web site, or stop by the guidance office of participating schools.  You will find entry forms there to be filled out and faxed to 706-561-5965 or mailed to:

WXTX Teen to Watch
6524 Buena Vista Road
Columbus, GA 31907

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