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Duck(R) Brand Announces Top 10 Winners for 12th Annual Stuck at Prom(R) Scholarship Contest

Online Voting Starts Today to Select the Top Three Couples (June 18, 2012)

AVON, OH -- (Marketwire) -- 06/18/12 -- For the past three months, budding designers and crafty fashionistas in high schools across North America have devoted hundreds of hours -- and even more rolls of Duck Tape® -- creating fabulous do-it-yourself prom outfits for an unforgettable prom night. Now it's time to see the best of the bunch!

Duck® brand today announces its 2012 Top 10 Couples for the 12th Annual Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest. The contest invites high school students from the United States and Canada to use Duck Tape® to create outstanding, one-of-a-kind prom formalwear for a chance to win up to $5,000 in scholarship prizes. Today's Stuck at Prom® Top 10 Couples were selected by judges from a pool of 228 entrants for their workmanship, originality, use of colors, accessories and use of Duck Tape®.

Now it's up to the public to select the first, second and third place winners! Online voting starts at noon today at StuckAtProm.com, and ends Wednesday, July 11, 2012. Online voting is limited to one vote per valid email address per day. The first, second and third place winners, as well as the judges' six Honorable Mention picks for best accessories, will be announced on or about Friday, July 13, 2012.

The Top 10 Couples are:


Couple 1: Kelvin Abe, 17, and Kailie Grinder, 18, of Honolulu, HI; attended prom at Hawaii Baptist Academy, Entry #5920

Couple 2: Nasia Thibodeaux, 17, and Caine Latiolais, 18, of St. Martinville, LA; attended prom at St. Martinville Senior High, Entry #5944

Couple 3: Lara Ford, 17, and Cole Sudduth, 18, of Mesa, AZ; attended prom at Desert Ridge High School, Entry #5994

Couple 4: Alexa Duchesneau, 18, and Austin Brewster, 18, of Peabody, MA; attended prom at Peabody Veterans Memorial High School, Entry #6017

Couple 5: Sheridan Moore, 17, and Ashton Moore, 16, of Ogden, UT; attended prom at Fremont High, Entry #6069

Couple 6: Helen Loghrin, 19, of Marlbank, ON and Brad Lott, 18, of Madoc, ON; attended prom at Centre Hastings Secondary School, Entry #6079

Couple 7: Rebecca Henkind, 17, of Naples, FL and Jay Travis Williamson, 18, of Bonita Springs, FL; attended prom at Community School of Naples, Entry #6092

Couple 8: Brooke Wallace, 17, of New Cambria, KS and Mark Aylward, 16, of Solomon, KS; attended prom at Solomon High School, Entry #6125

Couple 9: Yvonne Bruno, 18, of Bensalem, PA and Kevin Howell, 16, of Bristol, PA; attended prom at Bensalem High School, Entry #6136

Couple 10: Cole Davis, 19, of Avon, IN and Gabrielle Miller, 18, of Plainfield, IN; attended prom at Avon High School, Entry #6164

This year Duck® brand is giving away more than $40,000 in prizes, and each winning student and their school will receive scholarship cash for their final placement in the Top 10. First place winners will be awarded $5,000, second place $3,000, third place $2,000, and the seven remaining couples from the Top 10 will each receive $500. Winners for all six Honorable Mention categories will win a Duck Tape® Prize Pack that includes more than 40 Duck Tape® colors and prints.

Go to StuckatProm.com to cast your vote for the top three winners, and to check out the Stuck at Prom® official entries gallery. Stay tuned to find out the 2012 Stuck at Prom® Grand Prize winners from Duck® brand next month!

DUCK TAPE® BRAND DUCT TAPE
An American original, Duck® brand is known for its quality and innovation which now includes more than 100 colors, prints and licenses. Duck® brand duct tape is available nationally at mass merchandise, craft, hardware, home center, food, drug, office, auto and specialty retailers in colors like aqua, fluorescent green, pink, orange and yellow, and prints such as Hello Kitty®, SpongeBob SquarePants®, Spider-Man®, Zig-Zag Zebra®, Spotted Leopard™, and Hot Rod™. Duck® brand also offers College Logo Duck Tape® and the new NFL Team Logo Duck Tape® brand duct tape featuring logos from favorite college and NFL teams.

Duck Tape® is marketed by ShurTech Brands, LLC, and the Duck® brand, which offers an array of tapes, packaging supplies and home products that provide simple, imaginative and helpful solutions for a variety of tasks around the home, school and office. Visit DuckBrand.com for additional product information. And, keep up-to-date on Duck® brand news by joining our more than five million fans on Facebook® (facebook.com/ducktape) or by following us on Twitter® (@theduckbrand).

SHURTECH BRANDS
ShurTech Brands, LLC, markets do-it-yourself tapes, office and housewares products under the Duck®, Painter's Mate Green®, FrogTape®, Caremail®, Easy Liner® and Shurtape® brands. The company is a subsidiary of Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Hickory, N.C., an industry-leading producer of pressure sensitive masking, duct, packaging and specialty tape products, with facilities in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Peru, United Arab Emirates and China. Shurtape services numerous markets, including industrial, packaging, HVAC, professional paint, auto, marine, aerospace, arts and entertainment, and retail. Shurtape also manufactures and markets the Shurtape® and Kip® brands. Visit www.shurtech.com for more information.

Hello Kitty® is a registered trademark of Sanrio, Inc.
SpongeBob SquarePants® is a registered trademark of Viacom International Inc.
Spider-Man® is a registered trademark of Marvel Characters, Inc.
Twitter® is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.
Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc.

Contact:
Jennifer Allanson
Falls Communications
216.472.2372
jallanson@fallscommunications.com

Kelly Schlissberg
Falls Communications
216.472.2380
kschlissberg@fallscommunications.com


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