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Tropicana Student Housing Announces Apple iPad Sweepstakes Winner

Antonio Castillo Carrera wins the Apple iPad Sweepstakes
Isla Vista, CA – June 16, 2012 – Tropicana Student Housing is pleased to announce the winner of the free Apple iPad Sweepstakes drawing. Antonio Castillo Carrera is the randomly-selected prize winner and will receive the new Apple iPad, valued at $499. The sweepstakes was open to individuals who signed up online, entered in person at Tropicana Del Norte, or who entered via mail.
“Our team here at Tropicana Student Housing would like to congratulate the winner and everyone who participated in this contest through submitting an entry online, by mail or in person after taking a tour of Tropicana Del Norte, our residence hall for UCSB freshman and continuing students,” said David Wilcox, Executive Director. “We are excited to offer the Apple iPad as our sweepstakes prize and hope the winner will find this tool useful in his academic studies.”

About Tropicana Student Housing

Tropicana Student Housing operates private residence halls and apartments for students attending the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) in Santa Barbara, California.  Tropicana Del Norte Residence Hall (, conveniently located directly adjacent to UCSB’s Main Campus is a small and friendly community with spacious suite-style units, an unlimited meal plan and resort-style living. Villas at Tropicana ( is an Isla Vista apartment community that caters to upperclassmen with furnished apartments and flexible leasing options. Tropicana Gardens (, located an express bus ride away from Santa Barbara City College, is a private residence hall that provides an attractive alternative to apartments for SBCC students with its suite style units and social and recreational activities organized by its large team of energetic RAs. For more information about housing options for UCSB and SBCC students, please call 805-968-4319.


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