IB Applauds ‘MoneyGram Essay’ Contest Winner

first_img(From left) Sister Mary Laurene Brown displays the symbolic IB Liberia prize check with winner Welleh Cooper and an official of IB Liberia. -Presents US$1,000.00 young scholarThe International Bank Liberia Limited (IB) has congratulated the winner of MoneyGram Liberia’s Inaugural Essay Competition, student Welleh Cooper of the Spiritan Academy for emerging first place.Ms. Cooper, who is a 12th grader at the elite school run by one of the country’s most respected educators, Sister Mary Laurene Brown, applied to the MoneyGram essay competition through IB, and came first place out of 59 entries from Montserrado County.In recognition of her selection, Money Gram International has awarded the 12th grader with a prize of US$1,000 in school materials and US$500 in personal school support.In her essay, the inspiring writer and scholar mentioned that her school (Spiritan Academy) is supporting a reading room project in Gbarpolu County. In support of this reading room project and in recognition of her selection, IB has donated an additional US$1,000 worth of school materials to the Spiritan Academy.The presentation was made Wednesday on the Spiritan School campus during devotion with the administration, staff and students, appreciating IB for the gesture.“We want to congratulate winner Cooper and all the participants in the essay competition,” the bank said in a statement. “We therefore remain committed to supporting Liberia’s educational system in ways that will help enhance not only quality education but build and support a future Liberia and a well-rounded citizenry.”Sister Mary Laurene, the founder and principal of the school, lauded IB for the initiative, noting that it is good way to motivate students in the country.The veteran educator, who is also the president of the Stella Maris Polytechnic, indicated that she will continue to ensure that kids get the best of education at the school.Meanwhile, IB has granted student Cooper a full year scholarship — for this academic year 2018-2019 as she is already in terminal class.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Shearer Equipment selling assets to Ag-Pro

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Another farm equipment dealer in Ohio has sold to Ag-Pro.Shearer Equipment announced this week they have signed a letter of intent to sell their company’s assets to Ag-Pro Ohio LLC, a subsidiary of Ag-Pro Companies.Ag-Pro recently made a name in Ohio by buying the assets of JD Equipment in late 2018.The anticipated transaction date is January 30, 2019, according to a letter posted by Shearer Equipment on social media.Ag-Pro is based out of Georgia and has over 70 John Deere dealerships in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, and Ohio.last_img

Publisher, PR Firms Team Up To Offer Young Entrepreneur Award

first_img8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Young startups looking to get the word out about their new product or service may want to enter a new competition from digital magazine publisher Alister & Paine. The New York-based company is hosting its first annual Young Entrepreneur of the Year Competition with help from digital marketing firm Pyxl and public relations social platform PitchEngine.The winner of the competition will receive a micro-marketing campaign from Alister & Paine, as well as an interview and editorial in their weekly online magazine geared towards business executives. Pyxl will provide the winner with two free press releases, and PitchEngine is offering a free on-year subscription to their service.The judges of the competition will be the founders and CEOs from Alister & Paine, Pyxl and PitchEngine, as well as Jeffrey Miron, the director of the undergraduate Economics program at Harvard University. “Winners of the Alister & Paine Young Entrepreneur competition will get a terrific boost to their projects in ways which otherwise may not have been available to them,” said Miron. “Helping these young entrepreneurs now will become a boon to the economy’s future.”Entrepreneurs must be U.S. citizens aged 18-25 and the companies must be domestically held and formed on of after January 1st, 2007. Applications are due by April 30th, and the winners will be announced a few weeks later on May 17th. chris cameron A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hostingcenter_img Related Posts Tags:#start#startups Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more