United Airlines, Adelante! Launch Video Contest For College Students
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Participants submit a video highlighting five reasons to visit one of the Latin American or Caribbean countries where United flies. The winning student will receive six tickets good for travel to a United destination in the continental U.S., Alaska, Canada, the Caribbean or Mexico.
United also contributes airline tickets for 16 Adelante! scholarship recipients nationwide to attend the organization’s Leadership Institute in San Antonio in October.
Deadline for submitting videos is Oct. 5. Videos may be in English or Spanish and should not exceed three minutes in length. A committee of United and Adelante! representatives will select finalist videos based on clarity of expression, originality and creativity. Finalists’ videos will be posted on Adelante!‘s Facebook page, where the public may vote for the winner from Oct.15-19. The winning video, which will be announced at Adelante!‘s Leadership Institute gala on Oct. 29, will be posted on Adelante!‘s website, Facebook and YouTube sites.
Hispanic college students with at least a 3.0 GPA and who are legal U.S. residents may participate. DVDs should be sent with supporting documents (name, address, telephone, college, major, date of graduation, proof of enrollment and GPA) to Sarah Ramos, Program Coordinator, Adelante! U.S. Education Leadership Fund, “Destino: Latinoamerica,” 8415 Datapoint Drive, Ste. 400, San Antonio, Texas 78229.