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SSHS Students Competing in SCORE Scholarship Contest

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.-You can help a local high schooler go to college by using your Facebook.

10 semi-finalist are competing in SCORE'S 2013 Students Rise to the Challenge scholarship contest. Two of them are from South Side High School, which is the only high school representing West Tennessee.

Win or lose, one of the finalists said she could not be more proud to be part of the contest.

"Yes, it's amazing to get to be even in the top 10 even if I don't win the $500 scholarship, it's amazing even to be in top 10 for anything," said
Erika Barragan, an 11th Grader at South Side High School.

To help the students win a scholarship, visit WBBJ's Facebook page for information on how you can vote. Just search 'WBBJ' and 'Like Us'.
The contest ends this Friday, October 11.