NBC 5 Chicago Reports on Suburban Sixth Grader Granted Scholarship by ViSalus


After submitting a nearly perfect NCAA basketball team bracket to ESPN, all 12-year-old Sam Holtz could do was keep his fingers crossed. With lots of basketball knowledge and a little luck, Sam won the grand prize—a $20,000 gift card and a trip to Hawaii. But there was big catch. Sam was disqualified due to his age and therefore could not claim his winnings. ViSalus Co-Founders Ryan Blair, Blake Mallen and Nick Sarnicola secured a happy end to this story, personally funding a $20,000 scholarship to the Chicago boy.

Read NBC 5 Chicago’s report here.

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