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Social Entrepreneur's Cup Finalists Announced
Date:6/4/2009

ers. The other competitors will receive a $1,500 honorable mention award. Sandra Vargas, the president of the Minneapolis Foundation, presents the winners their awards at the concluding ceremony and reception.

Judges for the competition are: Kate Barr, Executive Director, Non-Profits Assistance Fund; Terry Barrerio, Executive Director, University of St. Johns Entrepreneurship Center; Trista Harris, Executive Director of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice; Sean Kershaw, President of the Citizens League; Melissa Stone, Director, Public and Nonprofit Leadership Center, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute; Greg Tehven, co-director of Students Today Leaders Forever and the 2008 Social Entrepreneur's Cup winner; and Jeff Tollefson, former venture capitalist and current Executive Director of Genesys Works.

The Social Entrepreneur's Cup finalists represent the spectrum of social needs including education, health, homelessness, and sustainable energy. Each of the finalists has a fascinating story of innovation and hope to tell. The four finalists are:

Admission Possible

A college education remains the best pathway out of poverty and into a middle-class life. Admission Possible helps promising low-income students enter college by providing ACT and SAT test preparation services and admissions and financial aid consulting. Each year, approximately 200,000 low-income students in the United States graduate from high school prepared for college, but don't go. At no cost to students Admission Possible provides four critical services to help them prepare for admission to college: 1) ACT/SAT preparation; 2) college applications preparation; 3) Financial aid assistance; and 4) Guidance in the transition to college. Since 2000, 99% of Admission Possible students have earned admission to college, and nearly 80% are continuing to work toward their degree or have already graduated.

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