VIZIO Dangles TV, Some Money To College Students In Contest

Irvine-based television and electronics manufacturer VIZIO said this morning that it is offering up a 40 inch television, sound gear, and $1,000 toward tuition, a $1000 for books, and more to college students, as part of a promotion. Vizio explained that its contest involves uploading a video or photo essay about a "story of determination" on how students went to college, to compete for those prizes. VIZIO said the contest runs through August 19th.