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Tuxedo company awards Eric Boisen a $5000 scholarship

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Five area students each receive $500 Scholarship

SIOUX CITY - Tip Top Tux of Sioux City has awarded six area high school students with a college scholarship. The six recipients were chosen from over 200 applicants based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need and volunteer service in their community.

The recipient of the $5000 scholarship is: * Eric Boisen, Washington High School, Cherokee.

The recipients of the $500 scholarships are: * Kenny Bakker, Washington High School, Sioux Falls, S.D. * Derek Pinzon, Lincoln Northstar, Lincoln, Neb. * Charlie Vos, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton High School, Ruthton, Minn. * Jesse McGinness, Park Hill South High School, Kansas City, Mo. * Austin Dillard, West Fargo High School, West Fargo, N.D.

Tip Top Tux developed the scholarship program in 2010 as a way to give back to the community and promote education to local high school seniors. Every graduating senior had the opportunity to apply for one $5000 college scholarship and one of five $500 college scholarships.

Tip Top Tux stands by its commitment to give back to the community. Keith Ladsten, owner of Tip Top Tux said, "I've been in the formalwear business working with high school students for over twenty-five years. It is truly an honor to be able to assist high school students with the next step in their lives! We're a local business trying to do our part by giving back to the communities we serve. We will continue this scholarship program and hope to award ten high school seniors in 2012. " Tip Top Tux has seventeen area locations and over two-hundred dealers covering seven states, including a central customer service facility in Sioux City, that allows them to offer the largest selection and highest quality product to all of their customers. If you have any questions, or need additional information, please contact Nancy Haboush, Vice President of Sales at nancy@tttux.com.

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