Essay contest means money for Greene Co. college students

For the first time ever, Green Charity Bingo will award scholarships to college students in Greene County. {}The Green Charity Bingo Awards Program will announce winners of the "Hand-Up" Scholarship Essay Contest, Saturday, February 1, 2014, at 6PM. {}The event will be held in banquet room A of PB's BBQ and Southfork Restaurant. {}The students must explain how they plan to help make the county better after attaining degrees.The recipients of the scholarships are currently enrolled at Alabama State, Alabama A&M, the University of West Alabama and the University of South Alabama. {}The awards are: First Place- $1,000 , Second Place- $700, and Third Place- $500. {}There are two consolation scholarships of $100 each.