February 20, 2008 14:31 ET Rewards Apple iPods to Select Finalists of 1st Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) -, the leading business birthday cards and corporate holiday cards publisher has rewarded five Apple iPods to a selection of the 341 finalists from their 1st Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest.

The New Jersey greeting card publishing company had originally planned for only one prize -- a generous $10,000 college scholarship. However, they were surprised by the overwhelming number of entries submitted from the millions of eligible students across the nation. Because of this tremendous response, they felt compelled to bestow additional awards.

Of the over 16,000 qualified entries received, 341 have been chosen as finalists. held a random drawing of this pool of finalists to determine the five iPod winners, which have been announced here:

The five randomly chosen Apple iPod winners will be rewarded with top of the line iPod 8GB Nanos in black. Each iPod will be preloaded with images of all the 341 finalists' entries along with numerous inspirational speeches from past and present political and civil rights leaders including Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech, President Kennedy's "Man on the Moon" address, and President Reagan's "Tear Down this Wall" speech. Also included will be speeches from Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and John McCain.

"We are overwhelmed with excitement by the large number of responses we received for our 1st Annual Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest," announced H.L. DeVore, Chief Marketing Officer of "All of the finalists created such impressive designs that we wanted to do more than just congratulate them on their outstanding work. So now all the finalists have an additional opportunity to win an iPod Nano."

To learn more about the Create-A-Greeting-Card $10,000 Scholarship Contest and to view the finalists, 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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