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Real Estate Apprentice Selects Rookies For $125,000 Grant


    ALISO VIEJO, CA, Feb 3rd, 2006 – The names, photos, biographies, and essays of the top 30 applicants for Season III have now been sent to a panel of 14 independent Judges. These real estate industry luminaries
    http://www.realestateapprentice.com/season/3/judges will review the applications and make their final decision public within 2-3 weeks. According to Dr. Martin Oliver, Deputy Executive Director of The Foundation, culling the group down to 30 Semi-finalists from thousands of applications was a difficult and challenging assignment. “We had a marvelous applicant outpouring representing super talented men and women. We only wish that we had the ability to make everyone a Finalist,” he said. The Foundation Judges must now decide who is likely to achieve the most immediate success based on the granting of $125,000 in real estate education products and services. All Real Estate Apprentice Grants are free and require no payback or application fee. Applications are evaluated on the basis of answers to essay questions that demonstrate salesmanship, communication skills, entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, creativity and uniqueness.

    30 Semi-Finalists Publicized
    Those chosen include: Anita Lam- graduate of Polley Associates Real Estate School Pennsylvania; Armando Buchanan- Champions Real Estate School Texas; Bernice Green- Champions Real Estate School Texas; Dan Briardy- Career Education Systems Missouri; George Plumley- Polley Associates Real Estate School Pennsylvania; Gerry Beane- The Institute of Real Estate Studies Pennsylvania; Kristy Chun- Barney Fletcher RealtyU Georgia; James Towery- Barney Fletcher RealtyU Georgia; Jeanene Sutton- Barney Fletcher RealtyU Georgia; Jeffrey Bater- Tri State Real Estate School Pennsylvania Jeffery York- Marie Burroughs School of Real Estate Oklahoma; John McCloskey- Hogan School of Real Estate Arizona; Julie Stolicker- Real Estate One Academy Michigan; Katherine Thompson- Armbrust Institute Colorado; Kirk Shillington- Armbrust Institute Colorado; Lori Bair- Career Education Systems Kansas; Lori Heerde- Georgia MLS Training Georgia; Michelle Diehl- Jones College-Kaplan Real Estate School Colorado; Misty Carter-Tennessee Real Estate Educational Systems “TREES”; Nadine Kelsall- Champions Real Estate School Texas; Pamela Groomes- IFREC Real Estate Schools Florida; Patricia Mack- Northwestern Michigan College Michigan; Patrick Shamblin- Armbrust Institute Colorado; Pete Minio- Tri State Real Estate School Pennsylvania; Robert Attaway- Barney Fletcher RealtyU Georgia; Rosalynn Spence- Century 21 New Millennium School Maryland; Ruth Leza- Champions Real Estate School Texas; Scott Sullivan- Career Education Systems Missouri; Sheila Dube- Arthur Gary Real Estate School Maine; Susan Gaieski- IFREC Real Estate Schools Florida.

    Award Sponsors
    Real Estate Apprentice Grants are sponsored by leading companies in the real estate industry including: First American Residential Group – a division of the First American Corporation (NYSE: FAF), Hobbs/Herder – Premier Advertising & Design, iSucceed – Online Real Estate Mentoring, eNeighborhoods – Detailed Information About Any Neighborhood in the Country, McLean International – Technology and Business Systems Consulting, Thomson SouthWestern – Quality Book Publishing, Calculated Industries – Calculators and Measuring Devices, Create-A-Plan – Business Planning Tools, The Real Estate Simulator™ – State-of-the-Art Career Assessment, ExpressCopy the first name in fast online printing, The Real Estate CyberSpace Society – the Society That Means Business, Broker Agent News & RIS Media – Highly Recognized Names in Real Estate News, Saris Technologies – Creator of RealAgentSuite, VisualTour – The 1st Name in Internet Home Tours, and the RealtyU® Network of Real Estate Schools – Americas Leader in Professional Real Estate Education.

    Free Real Estate Tools
    The Real Estate Apprentice Foundation is widely recognized as the only Public Benefit Corporation of its kind in the real estate industry, providing real estate education, products and services free of charge to new agents. The Foundation’s mission is to assist newly licensed real estate agents in expediting a fast track to a successful real estate career. The Foundation maintains and posts complete details of all past winners, eligibility requirements, judges and sponsors on their website at www.RealEstateApprentice.com Companies interested in becoming involved with the Real Estate Apprentice Grant Program should contact Dr. Oliver at Dr.Oliver@RealEstateApprentice.com or by phone at 949-600-7188.