After reviewing more than 400 written essays and videos submitted for the Being Green 2009 Textbook Scholarship, we and our friends at Beans for Books are pleased to announce the winners! First off, thanks to everyone who entered, we got some terrific submissions and we wish that we could award more prizes. We have more scholarships in the works as well as some awesome contests, including one having to do with our newly released iPhone app, iBookStore! You definitely want to stay in the loop, so if you haven’t already, friend on Facebook and follow us on Twitter so you’ll never miss the prizes and savings and info relevant to college students. Now to the winners, drum roll, please . . . Being Green 2009 Textbook Scholarship

Grand Prize for Outstanding Essay and a Textbook Scholarship in the Amount of $500: John K., pursuing his Master’s in Architecture at the University of Maryland

Three Runners-Up for Honorable Mention Essays and Textbook Scholarships in the Amount of $100 Each to:

–Shayla S., pursuing her Master’s in Law and Accounting at the University of New Mexico

–Julie H., pursuing her Master’s in Music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music

–Danielle M., pursuing her Master’s in Social Work at the University of Michigan

One Randomly Selected Winner of a Kindle DX: Josh H., pursuing his degree in Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management at Mt. Hood Community College

Congratulations to our winners and thanks to all who entered! We’ll soon be posting John’s winning essay on what Being Green means to him.