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Meet the Student Hero Contest Winners

April 7, 2013

South University is excited to announce the winners of the 2013 Student Hero Contest. Thanks to everyone who shared their stories and nominated the heroes that inspire them to pursue their education and to achieve their goals!

Student Hero

Meet the Winners

Grand Prize Winner: Shamry Salley, Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management student

As our grand prize winner, Shamry will be awarded a $500 scholarship toward her tuition at South University. Her hero is fellow student, Jami Jedlicka, who will also be awarded a $500 tuition scholarship.

Runner-Up Winner: Gerard Rosenberg, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology student

Gerard is our first runner-up in the Student Hero Contest and will be awarded a $250 tuition scholarship. He named his daughter, Lauren Witkowsky, his hero. In honor of the support she has given her father, Lauren will receive an iPod Touch.

Runner-Up Winner: Travis Williams, Associate of Science in Business Administration student

Travis is our second runner-up in the contest and will be awarded a $250 tuition scholarship. He nominated his daughter, Amber Jean Ingle, as his hero, who will receive an iPod Touch.

Read the Winning Entries

To see our winners’ stories, log in to the Campus Common, go to Connections and check out the Student Community group under Departments. To see the full contest rules, including our process for selecting the winners, please visit

Thanks again to everyone who participated. We hope the contest encouraged you to interact with your peers and to start developing new friendships and important professional connections.

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