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NEWS RELEASES 2000-01

NEWS RELEASES 2000-01 :: APRIL 25, 2001

FUQUAY-VARINA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WINS NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

Marcy T., a Fuquay Varina High student, is the Grand Prize National Winner in the National Geographic - Minolta 'Show Us Your World' student photo contest. Her photo was selected from over 5,000 entries. Marcy wins a $1,000 scholarship, a professional-quality camera, a tour of Washington, DC with a National Geographic photojournalist, and other prizes. In the award presentation National Geographic photojournalist Annie Griffiths Belt presented her photography, shared her techniques, and encouraged FVHS students to follow their dreams. (Minota Press Release)

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