Comcast awards scholarships to Utah high school seniors

Published: Wednesday, May 16 2012 9:48 p.m. MDT

Students and their families take part in a scholarship luncheon sponsored by Comcast during a presentation, Leaders and Achievers, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City Wednesday May 16, 2012.

Brian Nicholson, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah high school seniors won $60,000 in scholarships from the Comcast Foundation in a ceremony on Wednesday. Comcast honored 35 recipients at the Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Awards Luncheon.

Each year the Comcast Foundation awards high school seniors $1,000 scholarships for college. This year at the event, four of the students were surprised with $5,000 Presidents scholarships, one student won $10,000 Founders scholarship and winning students had their names drawn for 10 netbook computers.

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