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Chicken® Awards $240,000 in Scholarships
to 240 Students
seniors in 15 states receive $1,000 each toward college tuition
GA – May 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Church’s
Chicken® has announced its largest giveaway ever for its Church’s
Scholars Program. Two hundred and forty high school seniors across
15 states each will receive $1,000 towards his or her college tuition for
the 2017-2018 academic year at any accredited two or four-year college,
university or vocational/trade school in the United States. More than 6,400
students applied for the competitive scholarship. In the four years since
launching the effort, over 700 scholarships have been awarded.
for the scholarships were raised through coupon booklets sales at participating
company and franchise Church’s restaurants during the October-December
2016 window, and by direct contributions from franchisees and vendor partners.
The selection process took into account a number of factors including student’s
grade point average, work experience and his or her involvement in extracurricular
activities and community involvement.
“At Church’s Chicken,
our team is committed to making a difference in the communities we serve,”
said Ed Brett, Chief Human Resources Officer for Church’s. “We’re
proud of every scholar we’ve helped support and look forward to the future
accomplishments of our newest class.”
Next year’s application process
opens in January 2018. Scholarship hopefuls are encouraged to apply early,
and share the opportunity within their community. For more information
about Church’s and other community programs that the company supports,
To date, the board has awarded
over $700,000 in scholarships to deserving young people. The Church’s Scholars
Program is directed by the Church’s Partners Foundation, Inc., whose mission
is to provide support and assistance to employees of Church’s Chicken,
its global franchise system and the communities in which they serve.
About Church’s Partners
Founded in Atlanta, GA in
2007, Church’s Partners Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity.
Its mission is to provide support and assistance to the employees and franchisees
of Church’s Chicken® and Texas Chicken®, their families
and the communities in which they live. Programs include the Church’s Scholars
Program which provides $1,000 scholarships to eligible applicants. For
more information, visit www.churchspartners.org.
About Church’s Chicken®
Founded in San Antonio,
TX in 1952 by George W. Church, Church’s Chicken, along with its
sister brand Texas Chicken® outside of the Americas, is one
of the largest quick service chicken restaurant chains in the world. The
brands specialize in Original and Spicy Chicken freshly prepared throughout
the day in small batches that are hand-battered and double-breaded, Tender
Strips®, sandwiches, honey-butter biscuits made from scratch and
freshly baked, and classic, home-style sides all for a great value. Church’s
Chicken and Texas Chicken have more than 1,600 locations in
27 countries and global markets and system-wide sales of more than $1 billion.
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