Teens Take Home $50,000 in 17th Annual
Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest
College-bound Duck Tape® ‘makers’ win valuable tuition dollars for their inventive prom fashion
AVON, Ohio (July 12, 2017) - Drum roll, please... after high school students spent almost three thousand collective hours (125 days) and used nearly one thousand rolls of Duck Tape® to make one-of-a-kind prom attire, Duck® brand is honored to announce the Grand Prize winners of this year's Duck® brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest. The inspiring makers taking home the top prizes are Emily O'Gara and Ethan Weber of Lincoln, Nebraska, each earning $10,000 in scholarship dollars in the Couples Category, and Allison Pollman of Elgin, Oklahoma, earning $1,000 in the Singles Category.
“The students entering the contest make a mark on us every year, and our judges always do a superb job selecting the finalists – which is no small task considering the high-caliber submissions we receive,” said Ashley Luke, category manager at ShurTech Brands, LLC, the company that markets the Duck® brand. “What makes the final round of voting so exciting is that we leave it up to the public to choose their favorites. Entrants are encouraged to promote their designs and rally a supportive fan base. From there, the votes just ‘roll’ in!”
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