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Date:6/2/2008

2008 Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Award Winners

Announced

WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard work and smart nutritional choices pays off for 25 teens who are the recipients of the 2008 Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year (SAMMY) Award presented by the National Milk Mustache "got milk?(R)" Campaign and USA Today. A diverse group of outstanding high school students were selected from a record-breaking 65,000 applicants across the country. The winners are unsurpassed when it comes to top-notch performance in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.

"We are so excited to be able to recognize and reward these exceptional teens who work hard in the classroom and their communities, while staying active and making healthy lifestyle choices, like including milk in their daily routine," said Kurt Graetzer, CEO of the National Milk Mustache "got milk?(R)" Campaign.

The 2008 SAMMY Award winners will join a distinguished group of fellow SAMMY alumni and celebrities in the Milk Mustache campaign who serve as inspiring role models to teens across the country.

Winners will receive a $7,500 college scholarship and join Michelle Kwan and Avery Johnson for an award ceremony and induction into the SAMMY Hall of Fame at The Milk House at Disney's Wide World of Sports(R). Each of the 25 winners also will grace the pages of the USA Today on June 27th with their very own special-edition Milk Mustache ad, joining the ranks of Milk Mustache celebrities from Rihanna and Taylor Swift to Vince Carter and Michael Strahan.

College scholarships are becoming more important than ever. In the past year alone, college tuition rose 6.3 percent(1) leaving many students and families to search for aid. Over the last 11 years, the SAMMY scholarship has awarded hundreds of talented teens with more than $2 million in scholarships. A panel of Milk Mustache celebrity judges including Andy Roddick, Steve Nash, Mia Hamm, Michelle Kwan and Tony Hawk helped select this year's winners.

Now announcing the 2008 SAMMY Winners:

-- Aarika Ritchie, Lee, ME

-- Alexandra Banfich, Plymouth, IN

-- Aloiya Earl, Lambertville, MI

-- Angela Duckworth, Scottsdale, AZ

-- Bailey Keller, Twin Falls, ID

-- Bradley Perry, Snohomish, WA

-- Brianne Beemer, Loveland, CO

-- Brooke Basten, Oneida, WI

-- Chelsea Knotts, Ripley, WV

-- Christine McFadden, Portland, OR

-- Colleen McCarrick, Myersville, MD

-- Corinne Casey, Lodi, CA

-- Corissa Bonte, Beresford, SD

-- Elizabeth Sutton, Lincoln, NE

-- Jared Bruton, Duchesne, UT

-- John (JP) Gorham, Hollis, NH

-- Joshua Hensley, Ranchos de Taos, NM

-- Lydia Townsend, Enterprise, AL

-- Maddelynn Hawkins, Pinckneyville, IL

-- Michael Barbas, Houston, TX

-- Quinlan Johnson, Geyser, MT

-- Samuel (Hunter) Dunn, Hot Springs, AR

-- Sara Egozi, Miami, FL

-- Sheel Tyle, Pittsford, NY

-- Sukhi Guram, Columbia, SC

Getting a Body By Milk

SAMMY Award winners know that milk is good for teens. Milk protein plays an important role in building and maintaining muscle. By drinking three eight-ounce servings of lowfat or fat-free milk each day in place of sugary soft drinks with little or no nutritional value, along with regular exercise and eating smart, teens can help keep their bodies looking toned and healthy. Milk contains nine essential nutrients, including calcium and vitamin D to maintain bone strength, and high-quality protein that along with exercise helps build muscle.

SAMMY is Just a Click Away

The $7,500 SAMMY scholarships are given once a year to 25 college-bound high school seniors. For more information on this year's SAMMY winners, other contests and events, log on to bodybymilk.com. Information and applications for the 2009 SAMMY Award program will also be available on bodybymilk.com this fall.

(1) According to the College Board's annual "Trends in College Pricing"

report from 2006, annual tuition for a four-year public University

rose 6.3 percent.

Body By Milk(R) is part of the National Milk Mustache "got milk?(R)" Campaign, a multi-faceted education program focused on the health benefits of milk. The campaign is managed by the Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP) in Washington, D.C., which is funded by the nation's milk processors, who are committed to increasing fluid milk consumption. The tagline "got milk?(R)" was created for the California Milk Processor Board by Goodby Silverstein & Partners and is licensed by the national milk processor and dairy producer groups.


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