SALT LAKE CITY - Samantha Hyde, who recently graduated from Woods Cross High, was presented a laptop computer by Taylor Jensen of Comcast, as part of the 2014 Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
At the event, 36 Utah students were awarded one-time $1,000 to $10,000 scholarships from Comcast.
Ten of them received laptops.
Students “who strive to achieve their potential, who are catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students” were chosen for the awards, according to a release.
A total of $60,000 was presented to students at the program, which was held in the rotunda of the Utah State Capitol.