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Local high schoolers can win $1,000 or a new car through San Diego County Salute to Education

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - What car did you drive in high school? One lucky San Diego high schooler could win a brand new Ford Mustang as a part of the San Diego County Salute to Education scholarship.

San Diego County high schoolers can enter the San Diego County Salute to Education scholarship by filling out an application online and submitting it by February 15th. Winners of the scholarship will take home $1,000 and one lucky winner will get to choose a brand new Ford vehicle!

In 2018 the group received over 800 scholarship entries and they awarded 100 scholarships of $1,000.

The scholarship is put on by the San Diego County Ford Dealers who have been giving away scholarships for over 20 years. In that time, they have given San Diego high schoolers over $3.5 million.

Paul Dyke, Chairman of San Diego County Salute to Education and 2012 scholarship winner, Alexa George joined Morning Extra to talk about the amazing things the organization is doing and how the scholarship money is helping students. 

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