Magic Valley High School Students Receive Scholarship Awards from Jiffy Lube
The Jiffy Lube "What Drives You?" Scholarship Program Awards 2 Scholarships to Teen Drivers in the Magic Valley/Greater Twin Falls area
By: Jiffy Lube
Silas Almgren of Filer High School is the overall scholarship recipient and will receive a $1,500 scholarship award on behalf of Jiffy Lube. Ardice Fogelsong of Buhl High School will be awarded $1,000 as a runner-up.
The "What Drives You?" scholarship program is open to all high school students in the Magic Valley area.
Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay detailing what drives them now, as an opportunity to express their inner drive and ambitions. Finalists are selected based on their essay submission. Finalists are then required to submit a short 1-2 minute video that expands on the essay they submitted and then the overall winner is selected.
Silas's drive is to pursue, understand and create ideas that will have an influence on others' lives through computer code. Ardice's drive is to pursue a career in chemistry and help create new and innovative products.
The scholarships are open to all students currently enrolled in high school regardless of test scores or grades.
Jerome and Minico High Schools will receive $250 each for submitting the most essays for the 2018-2019 school year as part of the Jiffy Lube "What Drives You?" Scholarship Program.
Scholarship money will go directly towards secondary education, in the form of college or other qualified technical or professional program chosen by each winning student.
If you are the parent of a high school student in the Magic Valley/Twin Falls area and would like more information about this scholarship program for the 2019-2020 school year, talk with your child's teacher, high school counselor or visit https://twinfalls.jiffylube.com/