Selects Winner of “I Got My Degree!” Video Dance Contest

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In July, launched a video dance contest where participants submitted videos of themselves dancing in celebration of earning an education degree. Today, announced the winner of the grand prize, a brand new iPad2.

This was a great way to get more involved with an educational site that’s a super resource and also have the chance to win an awesome prize., a leading education site since 2003, selected the winner of its “I Got My Degree!” video contest. The contest urged users to show off their educational accomplishments in an interactive and engaging way. The winning entry features Mitchell Hobbs, who submitted the video “Got My Degree Dance,” where he danced for the camera, while he recited his own rap.

“I was so excited when I found out that I won, I jumped up and down in my dorm room!” said Hobbs, the lucky grand prize winner. “I knew that I had to be original to win this contest, that’s why I decided to rap. I looked at the other entries and knew there would be some serious competition, so I wanted my work to entertain people to guarantee I would be the winner.”

Hobbs, a 19-year-old Christian church ministry major and communications minor studying at Southeastern University hopes to graduate in 2014 with a college degree and will pursue a career as a youth pastor. He is focused on teaching and spreading his message to youth through film, music and other media communications.

“This was a great way to get more involved with an educational site that’s a super resource and also have the chance to win an awesome prize” said Hobbs.

The “I Got My Degree!” video dance contest asked for students to show off their newly acquired degrees and their excitement for the future. To see all of the entries, visit For more information about and future contests, follow @OnlineDegrees on Twitter and Facebook.

“I really enjoyed this contest,” said Hobbs. ” has easy navigation and answers all of your questions about degrees. If anyone is wondering where to go to get an online degree, will always be my first recommendation.”

About is a leading education resource focused on connecting thousands of visitors with the information they seek about online education and degree programs. Site visitors can easily research schools and connect with the providers of the career training they needed to succeed. is owned and operated by QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: QNST), one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that best meet their needs. The company is a leader in ethical marketing practices. For more information, please visit


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