TicketCity Announces 2017-2018 Student Annual Scholarship Winner

Fourth annual essay competition awards one college student $3,000 to use toward tuition and education-related expenses


Austin, Texas, Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TicketCity, the largest privately held ticketing company in the world, is proud to announce Clark College Undergraduate Student, Anabella Hatch as the winner of its 2017-2018 TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program. Hatch will receive $3,000 in financial assistance that can be used toward her tuition or any education-related expenses.

“After seeing what it cost to put my two children through college and knowing how hard students work for their education, starting this scholarship program was a no-brainer for us,” said Randy Cohen, Founder and CEO of TicketCity. “With more than 5,000 applicants, this was yet another competitive year but selecting Annabella Hatch as our 2017-2018 scholarship was not a difficult decision. We’re excited to see what she will accomplish in the years to come and wish all participants success in their future endeavors."

TicketCity has a long history of, and commitment to, giving back to the community through various charitable organizations. By combining its passion for sports and entertainment, the company launched its TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program four years ago during the 2015-2016 school year, making it the first ticket marketplace to create a student scholarship program. Each year, TicketCity invites full-time college student sports fans across the U.S. to submit a creative essay describing one of the following three topics:

  • What sporting event had a major impact on their lives and why
  • A favorite game-day experience at their university and why
  • Why sporting events are important to the culture of a university

The 2018-2019 TicketCity Annual College Scholarship Program will open in April. For those interested in applying, details and deadlines are available here

TicketCity is the world's largest privately held ticketing company and is a top online destination for sports and concert tickets. Since 1990, TicketCity has built a dynamic network of professional suppliers, a customer centric website and an easy-to-use mobile app. TicketCity is committed to providing fans with the best and most reliable services while offering superior industry knowledge. TicketCity has major media, college and professional team partners and backs every order with a 100% guarantee. To learn more, visit www.TicketCity.com/about-us.


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