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CONTESTS AND SCHOLARSHIP LINKS


MISHICOT HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

the foundation of watda 

Due Date:  January 15, 2020

APPLYING IS EASY!

Go to: http://www.watda.org/Scholarshipand click on the “Apply Online” button on our website, or click here. Supporting documentation will still need to be sent in by e-mail, fax or mail. See “2020 Scholarship Application Information” on our website, or click here for application requirements.

High school seniors and current technical college students that are in their first year of a two-year program are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is January 15, 2020. Only students with complete application files by the deadline will be invited for a personal interview at a hosting dealership in their area. The interview is for the scholarship only, not employment.

IMPORTANT: Online applications only will be accepted.

Evaluation Form: The instructor/employer scholarship evaluation form is a confidential online form. Just click “Automotive Instructor Scholarship Evaluation” on our website, or click here and submit your evaluation.

No FAFSA or income information is required to apply for this scholarship.

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america's farmers grow ag leaders

Due Date:  January 15, 2020

The American's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Bayer Fund is now open and offering $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors and college students pursuing an ag-related field of study and have at least a 2.5 GPA. 

See full eligibility requirements and rules here.  

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community foundation  for fox valley region scholarship

Due Date:  Varies by the Scholarship

Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region’s scholarship applications are currently available for students graduating from Mishicot High School.

Attached is a list of scholarships that can be applied for online by going to our website at https://www.cffoxvalley.org/school/mishicot/. As you can see on the attachment the Community Foundation’s General Scholarship Application supports 4 different scholarships that your students may be eligible for on this one online application. Last year there was only 1 Mishicot HS senior that submitted this application.

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weac scholarships

Due Date: February 1, 2020

Scholarship winners will receive grants of $1,450 per year for four years of college or university study, if they remain eligible.

Only high school seniors are eligible to apply, and only if a parent qualifies in one of these membership categories: an active WEAC member, an active retired member, or a parent who died while holding a WEAC membership.

For application and other information click on the following link:  WEAC

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dane county farmers market shcolarship

Due Date: February 1, 2020

Click on the following link for details and application.  DCFM Scholarship

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wasbo foundation high school scholarships

Due Date:  February 3, 2020

Scholarships will be awarded to successful candidates who are 2020 graduating high school seniors.  Scholarship recipients may pursue any course of study.  The scholarships will be awarded to students attending any accredited college or university (public or private).  

For more information and application click on the following link:  WASBO

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wisconsin professional police association

Due Date: February 3, 2020

Each year the Wisconsin Professional Police Association (WPPA) awards scholarships to Wisconsin students enrolling in a course of study leading to a degree in police science or criminal justice.  All scholarships are awarded without regard to sex, race, cultural background or religious preference.  Financial need is not a criterion for selection in this scholarship program.

Click on the following link for eligibility, scholarship information, and how to apply:  Professional Police

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tds telecom scholarship

Due Date: February 11, 2020

The TDS will be awarding a minimum of 25 scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2020.  Each scholarship is a one-time award of $1500 and is to be used during the 2020-2021 school year.  The Foundation will also award up to five scholarships to high school seniors graduating in 2020 that will be attending a two year technical college.  These scholarships are a one time award of $500 or $750.  Two year technical college applicants are also eligible for the one time award of $1500.

An electronic copy of the application and all other information can be found on the following link:  TDS Telecom

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mishicot community high school alumni association and perpetual scholarship commission scholarship

Due Date:  February 15, 2020

Open to all graduating seniors of Mishicot High School.  Application can be found by clicking on the following link:  Mishicot Alumni

BEFORE YOU FILL OUT APPLICATION YOU MUST GO TO STUDENT SERVICES TO GET AN APPLICATION NUMBER.

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national society daughters of the american revolution

Due Date:  February 15, 2020

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution offers many scholarships that students may be unaware of.  These scholarship range in amounts from $1500 to $5000 and vary from single offerings to multiple years and the range of studies vary.  This year, the society has switched to an on-line application process.  The DAR Scholarship direct link is http://dar.academicworks.com/scholarships. Once in the link you will get a list of all scholarships offered along with applications and check list to make sure you have all the information that is needed.

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manitowoc county dhia scholarship

Due Date:  February 15, 2020

There are five $500 scholarships available.  Any Manitowoc County resident is eligible.  The applicant MUST be pursuing an Ag-related degree.  Students can be currently enrolled or planning to attend any college or university.  

The application and other information can be found on the following link:  Manitowoc County DHIA

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Eastern Wisconsin Dairy Herd Improvement Cooperative

Due Date:  February 15, 2020

E.W.D.H.I.C. is offering a minimum of one scholarship each of $500 and $1,000 for any full time students.

Eligibility, Requirements and application can be found on the following link:  Eastern Wisconsin Dairy Herd

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wisconsin cattlemen's association

Due Date:  February 18, 2020

The Wisconsin Cattlemen's Association (WCA) is again accepting applications for the 2020 WCA Student Scholarship.  The WCA Student Scholarship is available to any high school senior enrolled or planning to enroll in any university, technical college or community college in the United States, or the university of Wisconsin-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course Program.

The application can be downloaded from the WCA site, along with the criteria and rules.

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National farmers ORGANIZATION

Due Date:  February 25, 2020

The National Framers Organization (NFO) is sponsoring their annual Steve Pavich and Frank Pries Memorial Scholarship and Farm Kids for College Scholarship for Wisconsin high school seniors interested in pursuing an education in agriculture.  Applicants will automatically be eligible to win both scholarships by completing one application.  

Click on the following link for more information and application.  National Farmers

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educators credit union scholarship

Due Date: February 27, 2020

Part of the Educators Credit Union mission is, of course, education! As part of ECU's dedication to that mission, they believe it is important to help students in their learning journeys through the ECU scholarship program.  ECU is giving $70,000 in scholarship money to students heading off to college. Thirty-five current high school seniors will be selected to receive $2,000!

Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors based on their academic record, participation in school and community activities, and their demonstration of one or more of Educators Core Values:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Fairness
  • Respect
  • Excellence

Click on the following link for more information and application: ECU

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edward j shimanek memorial scholarship

Due Date:  February 28, 2020

The Edward J. Shimanek Memorial Scholarships (two (2) for $750) will be awarded to students pursuing an education in a criminal justice or police science related field and entering their first year of college. Scholarship applicants must be residents of Manitowoc County.

Application can be found by clicking on the following link:  Edward Shimanek

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wisconsin rural opportunities foundation premier scholarhip

Due Date: February 28, 2020

The Wisconsin Rural Opportunities Foundation, Inc. (WROF) is proud to announce the WROF Premier Scholarship – an award of up to $10,000 to be presented to a Wisconsin high school senior pursuing a post-secondary education following graduation.

In addition to the individual award, the student’s high school will also be eligible to receive a $5,000 grant to be applied to a STEM or agricultural project benefitting all students enrolled in the school.

The student recipient must be a high school senior at one of Wisconsin’s public or private schools, who has been living in rural Wisconsin for at least two years. “Rural” is defined as traditional rural areas and rural towns of 25,000 population or less. The award will support tuition only, up to $2,500 per semester, for any post high school experience in Wisconsin and will continue as long as a 2.5 GPA is maintained.

For additional information or to download an application, visit Wisconsin Rural Opportunities

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manitowoc county sheriff's department association

Due Date: February 29, 2020

The Manitowoc County Sheriff's Department Association is again sponsoring two scholarships.  Recipients of the scholarships must be Manitowoc County residents.  The two $500 scholarships will be awarded with PREFERENCE GIVEN TO STUDENTS PURSUING A CAREER IN A CRIMINAL JUSTICE RELATED FIELD.

Click on the following link for the application:  Sheriff's Department

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Bank First Making a difference scholarship

Due Date:  March 1, 2020

Bank First will award one $10,000 scholarship to the candidate who best demonstrates achievement and high standards in academics, character, leadership, citizenship, and involvement in school and community activities. The recipient will also best demonstrate how they will utilize their education to make a difference in their future career.

For application, criteria, guidelines, and submission click on the following link: Making a Difference

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community foundation for the fox valley region general scholarship 

Due Date:  March 1, 2020

The Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region's General Scholarship Application is available at Mishicot High School College. This application supports the scholarships listed below that Mishicot High School students may be eligible for:

  • Eck Education Scholarship - $3,000
  • Majel Penney-Henrickson Memorial Music Scholarship - $1,000
  • Oliver E Sweikar Scholarship - $16,000 for college, $4,000 for technical pursuing a career in electronics, engineering or related field
  • WEAC Fox Valley - Henry V Krokosky Jr Scholarship - $1,500

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vietnam veterans chapter 731 scholarship 

Due Date:  March 2, 2020

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 731, is offering up to three $1,000 scholarship to high school seniors who are residents of Manitowoc County. This award is to be used for continuing Education at any degree granting accredited school. (educational/technical college/university)

Specific scholarship requirements and mailing information can be found by clicking on the following link:  Vietnam Veterans Chapter 731

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wisconsin security association

Due Date: March 6, 2020

I am happy to announce that the WISA is once again, awarding one $1500 scholarship award to a deserving son/daughter of an active-duty police department member and one $1500 scholarship award to a son/daughter of an active-duty fire department member. Since 2010 WISA has awarded $28,000 in scholarships.

Click on the following link for more details and applications.  WIEAS Org

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Loree Kakuk memorial fund

Due Date:  March 7, 2020

This year there will be two, one-time scholarships in the amount of $500 each, one in remembrance of Christine Johnson and one in remembrance of Loree Kakuk.

Application and instruction can be found by clicking on the following link:  Loree Kakuk Memorial

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plymouth trail riders

Due Date:  March 15, 2020

One $500 scholarship will be awarded

Click on the following link for eligibility, requirements and application:  Plymouth Trail Riders

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kohler credit union's 2020 scholarship

Due Date:  March 15, 2020

The requirements for the scholarship are:

  • Student or parents must be Kohler Credit Union members prior to January 1, 2020
  • Student must have a cumulative high school grade point of at least 3.25
  • Student must have definite plans to attend a 4-year college or university full-time in the state of Wisconsin
  • Student must have a high school record that indicates achievement and high standards in scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship, and involvement in school and community activities. 

The digital application can be accessed by students at: Kohler Credit Union

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mattress advisor's sleep science scholarship

Due Date:  March 20, 2020

Our commitment to sleep science began with helping our readers understand the importance of sleep and its impact on every aspect of health and wellbeing. Over time we have built out a sleep resources directory dedicated to updating readers about the latest strides in sleep science and generating further awareness of the importance of sleep health.

Our research has highlighted the profound impact of sleep health on education. Many students struggle with sleep problems during their college years. Students are faced with challenges that interrupt their sleep including increased stress and anxiety from the pressures to succeed, dealing with the difficulty of balancing a social life, and troubles managing their own time.

This inspired us to help students by introducing our own sleep scholarship as well as curating a number of other sleep scholarships available.

Click on the following link for information, requirements, and application.  Sleep Scholarship

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wisconsin ffa foundation

Due Date: March 22, 2020

The application can be found on the new Wisconsin Ag Ed website (wisconsinaged.org) under “Participate” then “Scholarships and Grants”. All applications are to be postmarked by March 22, 2020, addressed to the Wisconsin FFA Foundation office.

Applicants must be a senior in high school, or enrolled in a university or technical school and have maintained a satisfactory scholastic record in school. FFA members need to only fill out one application to be considered for all scholarships for which the applicant qualifies. A listing of additional criteria for all scholarships is available on the Wisconsin FFA website.

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local 833 uaw (kohler Company)

Due Date: March 23, 2020

The Local 833 UAW will be offering twenty-fine (25) scholarships for graduating high school students.

Application, instructions, and all other important information can be found on the following link:  Local 833

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manitowoc county sports officials association

Due Date:  March 27, 2020

The Manitowoc County Sports Officials Association is pleased to announce the 16th annual scholarship program. This scholarship has been established to assist graduates in continuing their education at the post secondary level.  

Eligibility, selection, application and all other forms needed can be found on the following link:  MCSOA

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do it for dillon brraaaapp on

Due Date:  March 30, 2020

The Dillon Mueller Memorial Fund offers at least 2-$250 scholarships to high school seniors looking to further their education. Submission for this scholarship can be done by completing the following application and attaching a 1-2 page, double spaced, and size 12 font essay describing how your career path will be able to help your community in the future. 

Scholarships will be dispersed the following year after successfully completing the first semester with a minimum grade point average of 2.5. An unofficial copy of first semester grades shall be submitted within 3 months of the end of the semester.

Information can be mailed directly to the following address:

Angel and George Mueller
2205 E. County Hwy V
Mishicot, WI 54228

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. High School Senior in Manitowoc, Brown, or Kewaunee County
  2. Intent to continue education at a technical college or 4 year college

Download the DMMF Scholarship ApplicationDownload

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the masquers scholarship

Due Date:  March 31, 2020

The Masquers, Inc., the Lakeshore's longest running Community Theater group is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 Bill & Helen Plumb, Lenora Sheahan Memorial Scholarship program.

The program is open to individulas wishing to pursue an UNDERGRADUATE or GRADUATE degree in the Performing Arts.  Past recipients are also encouraged to apply.

Click on the following link for criteria and application.  Masquers Inc.

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the color of hope 10-5-17 scholarship

Due Date:  March 31, 2020

I am writing to you to inform you of a scholarship that my family is offering in honor of my son Andrew. The Color Of Hope 10-5-17 is happy to announce we will be offering 2 - $500 scholarships in 2020.

These scholarships are open to undergraduate students Wisconsin who will be pursuing the Fine Arts or Psychology. Applicants must submit a 500 word essay on why they have chosen this field of study and why they feel they should be honored this scholarship. Essays will be accepted from January 1 - March 31, 2020, with awards being announced May 4th.

To apply, please access the scholarship section for instructions online at Color of Hope or mail your essay to the address below:

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joann melanson scholarship

Due Date: April 1, 2020

The Ted Melanson Family are offering one $500 scholarship in JoAnn Melanson's memory.  Application and requirements can be found on the following link:  Joann Melanson

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two rivers horseshoe league scholarship

Due Date:  April 1, 2020

The Two Rivers Horseshoe League is offering one $500 scholarship.  Requirements and application can be found on the following link:  Horseshoe League

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uw ag alumni scholarship (for students going to uw, uwrf, uwgb, uwsp, wup

Due Date:  April 1, 2020

The Manitowoc County UW-Agriculture Alumni Association Board is pleased to announce that several scholarships will be available for students from Manitowoc County enrolling in agriculture and life sciences majors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Platteville, River Falls, Green Bay or Stevens Point. Examples of eligible majors include traditional production agriculture majors like dairy science, soil science and agronomy. Other majors may also qualify including: biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, forestry, horticulture, environmental science and more. Scholarships for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course are also available. Scholarships for a degree program will be up to $1,000 while scholarships for Farm and Industry Short Course will be up to $750. The UW-Ag Alumni Association scholarship is also available to students transferring from a non-agriculture program to an agriculture program at one of the aforementioned colleges.

For full details and application click on the following link: UW AG Alumni

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donald r peterson scholarship

Due Date:  April 1, 2020

The Manitowoc County Farm Progress Days Donald R. Peterson Scholarship will be awarded to a deserving individual who has been accepted to a 4-year degree program in an Ag-related field to one of the following universities: UW-River Falls, UW-Madison, UWPlatteville, or UW-Stevens Point. 

Each applicant must return the completed application form to the Manitowoc County UWExtension Office, c/o the "Manitowoc County Farm Progress Days Donald R. Peterson Scholarship," P.O. Box 935, Manitowoc WI 54221-0935, by April 1, 2020 and provide the Scholarship Committee with three letters of recommendation by that date.

Instructions for those writing letters of recommendation are included on an attached sheet. Selection will be based on the application form and the letters of recommendation. Payment of the $1,000 scholarship will be made to the university after you have enrolled and started classes in the fall.

Electronic applications/guidelines are available at the following UW-Extension link: http://manitowoc.uwex.edu/agriculture/scholarships

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thomas h lutsey waseda farms scholarship

Due Date:  April 1, 2020

A few quick reminders related to this year’s scholarship application:

  1. The scholarship has a value of $10,000!
  2. Our application process is online and the requirements will make it easier for your students to apply.
  3. We have defined the scholarship eligibility so students can easily tell if they are eligible.
  4. We have simplified the academic record process for high schools, including an easy submission process. More information can be found on the “Resources” page at scholarship.wasedafarms.com

Thank you for your commitment to helping advance agriculture in Wisconsin by sharing this scholarship with students who may be eligible to apply.

You can print more information sheets from the “Resources” page at scholarship.wasedafarms.com

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MISHICOT HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Due Date:  April 15, 2020

3- $500 scholarships will be awarded annually. Two will be awarded for a student attending a 4-year college/university or a 2-year UW college leading to a Bachelor's Degree, and one awarded for a student attending technical college.

Criteria and application can be found by clicking on the following link:  Mishicot High School

BEFORE YOU FILL OUT APPLICATION YOU MUST GO TO STUDENT SERVICES TO GET AN APPLICATION NUMBER.

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harvey and marie eis scholarship

Due Date:  April 15, 2020

This scholarship is worth a minimum of $1,000. It can be renewed based on available funds and maintaining a 3.0 average. There will be a minimum of two scholarships awarded each year. Selection for this scholarship is primarily based on financial need with top priority given to students who do not receive other scholarships.

Criteria and application can be found by clicking on following link: Eis  Scholarship

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e.j. meyer scholarship

Due Date:  April 15, 2020

Eligibility Standards:

  • Must be a graduate of Mishicot High School
  • Must have been enrolled as a student at MHS for at least their entire junior and senior years.
  • Must have attained a minimal grade point average of 2.75 throughout high school or for the junior and senior years.
  • Must be accepted for enrollment at a non private Wisconsin University or Technical College for the forthcoming school year. Exceptions could be made for agriculture based studies.
  • Must maintain full time collegiate status by taking at least 12 credits per semester.
  • The student will receive $500 of the scholarship at the beginning of the student's first semester or enrollment and another $500 prior to the second semester of their first year of college.
  • More information on payment and qualification along with application can be found on the following link: E.J. Meyer

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mishicot lion club scholarship

Due Date:  April 15, 2020

Mishicot Lion's Club is offering two $250.00 nonrenewable scholarships to two Mishicot High School Seniors furthering their education through post secondary schooling.

Criteria, guidelines and application can be found by clicking on the following link: Mishicot Lion's Club

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hayden's batten disease foundation

Due Date:  April 15, 2020

Applicants for this scholarship will have a strong desire to work in the medical field.

Two scholarships $1,000 will be awarded to applicant’s who demonstrate strong academic success, are able to provide two letters of recommendation (one of which must be from a teacher or counselor), plan to enter into a health care career and illustrate an understanding of Batten Disease and how upon completing their college degree they would be able to assist person’s suffering from Batten Disease.

More information and application can be found on the following link:  Hayden's Batten Disease

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smile clinic scholarship

Due Date:  April 15, 2020

The Smile Clinic team is excited to offer a current high school senior who will be attending UW-Manitowoc, Silver Lake College, or Lakeshore Technical College during the 2020-2021 school year, a $500 non-renewable scholarship. 

Criteria, application and guidelines can be found on the following link:  Smile Clinic

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growmark foundation

Due Date:  April 17, 2020

The GROWMARK Foundation will provide 15 $1500 scholarships to students pursuing agriculture-related degrees or certificates at colleges, universities, or technical schools in the United States and Ontario, Canada.

At the time of application, students must be high school seniors or the equivalent, or continuing students enrolled in good standing at a college, university, or technical school. 

Students who have previously received a GROWMARK Foundation scholarship are ineligible to apply again; however, previous applicants who did not receive an award may still apply as long as they meet the other requirements.

Application and more information can be found on the following link:  Growmark

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UWO-fox cities campus scholarships

Due Date:  May 1, 2020

One application supports multiple separate scholarship programs for students who will be attending UWO-Fox Cities Campus.  Any student planning to attend UWO-Fox Cities Campus should fill out this application.  Fox Cities

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