March 17, 2008 12:35 ET Announces Winner of the 1st Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) -, the leading business birthday cards and corporate holiday cards publisher, has announced the winner of its 1st Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest.

The first annual scholarship contest required students in high school, college, and graduate school to create a greeting card design composed of original artwork, photos, and graphic renderings. The scholarship finalist, a deserving student who attends high school in Washington State, created a modern design with a Merry Christmas theme.

"The winning design will fit in seamlessly with our existing line of 256 Christmas cards and holiday cards," announced H.L. DeVore, Chief Marketing Officer of "It was certainly a difficult decision. We had several particularly outstanding designs to choose from, but the scholarship winner's design definitely takes the cake."

From the commencement of the first annual scholarship contest in October of last year to the final date for submissions on January 15, over 16,000 entries were received by the greeting cards company. A team of judges narrowed down the submissions to 341 finalists, and the winning design was chosen from this pool.

Due to the overwhelming success of the first contest, the 2nd Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest has been arranged to launch on Monday, March 17. Submissions will be accepted immediately.

To view the winning design of the first annual scholarship contest and for a complete set of the official rules for the 2nd Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest, please visit

About - Prudent Publishing's is the leading publisher of premium quality business greeting cards and corporate Holiday cards in the United States. Established in 1929 and still family owned, the company offers direct-from-the-publisher prices that include customized ink and foil imprints, a large selection of memorable greetings, and matching deckle-edged envelopes made of recycled paper. offers numerous types of greeting cards including thank you cards, sympathy cards, anniversary cards, and personal photo cards.

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