Gloriana awards prize
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
– Gloriana were featured on more than 50 million milk containers in schools across the U.S. during March and April as part of the Milk Rocks! Campaign in which thousands of students and Gloriana fans entered to win a $10,000 prize to use for future educational purposes from pen manufacturer Paper Mate.
Robert K. Golz, 13,of Orland Park, Ill., will receive the scholarship money along with three tickets to attend an upcoming Gloriana concert and a chance to meet the band backstage.
The Milk Rocks! Program promotes healthy lifestyles and nutrition with milk as the focus. They utilize milk carton side panels (which includes access to tips from Paper Mate on how to be green, including information on Paper Mate's new Biodegradable pen and mechanical pencil and the brand's new writing instrument upcycling program), lunchroom posters, and online initiatives to communicate their messages.
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