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2019 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest Opens

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AUSTIN – The application process for the 2019 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest is now open. Any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private or home school, and planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university in the coming year, is eligible to apply. The 2019 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest… Read more »

2019 Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Dean Defendorf

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AUSTIN – Dean Defendorf of Boerne, Texas, has been selected as the grand prize winner in the 2019 “Don’t mess with Texas” scholarship contest. Dean was awarded a $8,000 college scholarship which he will apply toward his studies in aerospace engineering at Texas A&M University. The “Don’t mess with Texas” scholarship contest is presented annually… Read more »

2019 Scholarship Winner Camryn Bigelow

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AUSTIN – Camryn Bigelow of Dallas has been selected as a winner in the 2019 “Don’t mess with Texas” scholarship contest. Camryn was awarded a $2,000 college scholarship which he will apply toward his studies in marine biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The “Don’t mess with Texas” scholarship contest is presented annually in… Read more »

2019 Scholarship Winner Brianna Neely

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AUSTIN – Brianna Nealy of Pearland, Texas, has been selected as a winner in the 2019 “Don’t mess with Texas” scholarship contest. Brianna was awarded a $6,000 college scholarship which she will apply toward her studies in engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. The “Don’t mess with Texas” scholarship contest is presented annually… Read more »

Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest rewards high school seniors for creative litter prevention efforts.

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January 22, 2018 Applications will be accepted through April 20, 2018 AUSTIN – Applications for the 2018 Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship contest are now being accepted. Any Texas high school senior currently attending public, private or home school and planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university in the coming year is eligible… Read more »

Unique ‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ Commemorative Coin Makes Great Gift That Continues Important Anti-Litter Message

Unique 'Don't Mess With Texas' Commemorative Coin Makes Great Gift That Continues Important Anti-Litter Message

NOVEMBER 17, 2016 AS TEXAS POPULATION BOOMS, COLLECTIBLE COINS HELP OFFSET COSTS OF STATEWIDE LITTER PICKUP AUSTIN — It’s rare that a phrase is literally coined, but such is the case with “Don’t mess with Texas.” Now in its 30th year, the Texas Department of Transportation’s world-famous, anti-littering slogan is now available as a commemorative coin that… Read more »

TxDOT, Keep Texas Beautiful Announce Winners of Don’t mess with Texas® Elementary School Art Contest

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MAY 25, 2016 STUDENTS’ WINNING ARTWORK TO BE FEATURED IN 2017 LITTER-PREVENTION CALENDAR AUSTIN — Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced 13 winners for this year’s Don’t mess with Texas® Elementary School Art Contest. The winning entries came from across the state, and the winning designs will appear in the 2017 Don’t… Read more »

Three Texas High School Students Win Don’t mess with Texas® College Scholarships

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MAY 19, 2016 HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS RECOGNIZED FOR THEIR WORK PROMOTING LITTER-FREE COMMUNITIES AUSTIN — As the Don’t mess with Texas® litter prevention campaign celebrates 30 years of keeping Texas roadways litter-free, three Texas high school students are being honored by Keep Texas Beautiful and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for their litter-prevention efforts with 2016… Read more »

Don’t Mess With Texas® Celebrates 30Th Anniversary With Trash & Treasure Hunt

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APRIL 09, 2016 CLEANUP PARTICIPANTS CAN WIN PRIZES FOR HELPING KEEP STATE LITTER-FREE [Tyler] – To celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Don’t mess with Texas campaign will host a Trash & Treasure Hunt cleanup event on April 9 at 9:00 a.m. Special prizes will be awarded to cleanup participants who find… Read more »