Help Make College Happen for Adriena Vote online daily

— by Lin McNulty —

Local musician, high schooler Adriena Clifton of Shaw Island, has been accepted to Berklee School of Music in Boston. After applying for a number of scholarships, she has now made it as one of ten finalists, initially competing with 1,100 applicants nationally.

Adriena and her sister, Kendra, have played their music on Orcas a number of times as Two Room School and as The Clifton Sisters.

The “winner” of the scholarship is chosen by judges (80 percent) and by an online vote (20 percent). With votes accumulating for other applicants from large communities, Adriena is currently running a close second.

She needs our votes. Click on makecollegehappenchallenge.com/vote to vote for Adriena. You may vote daily through February 22. You can read Adriena’s story and listen to her video, as well.

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Help Make College Happen for Adriena Vote online daily — 13 Comments

  1. Adriena is tied for first place! Vote early and vote often.

    Tech note: The website would not let me vote when I accessed it using Safari. I came back using Chrome, and it worked just fine.

  2. You can vote from each of your internet devices once per day. I cast two votes today, one from my phone and one from my laptop.

  3. Has anyone been able to vote from an iPad? Mine isn’t recognizing the link. Trying again now.

  4. Vote early, vote often.

    Pro tip, if you have multiple devices or computers you can vote once a day from each device or computer.

  5. You can vote from your laptop, desktop, tablet, cell phone, etc. Also…you can vote on different browsers! I vote on Explorer, chrome and Firefox on my laptop and my desktop. those count up to 6 votes per day just from those two sources!! Do it…it’s SUPER easy!

  6. Thank you so much for the support, everybody! I’m currently in first place with 26% of the vote! I couldn’t be here without you

  7. Marian, you bring up a very valid point, thank you for keeping us all on track. The process is soo important.. no one wants to win without integrity!!
    Thanks for sharing,