Biodiesel is Topic of Scholarship Contest

John Davis

cleanairchoice.jpgThe American Lung Association of Minnesota has teamed up with the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association to offer a scholarship to a senior who writes the best essay on biodiesel.

This press release from the ALA of Minnesota says high school seniors are welcometo participate:

essaycontesticon.gifCurrent Minnesota high school seniors with plans to attend postsecondary education are eligible and encouraged to submit a personal essay on the topic of biodiesel. Two scholarships will be awarded. The author of the top essay selected will receive a $500 scholarship and the second place essay will be awarded a $250 scholarship. All essays and application materials must be submitted by 4:30pm on Wednesday, April 30, 2008.

“The American Lung Association of Minnesota is committed to increasing awareness of the environmental benefits of emerging alternative fuels, such
as biodiesel,” said scholarship coordinator Alison Chandler. “We hope the leaders of tomorrow can help us educate others today about the growing role
biodiesel plays as a transportation fuel in Minnesota.”

More information is available through the ALAMN website:, or you can contact Alison Chandler at (651) 268-7615 or email at