50 high school seniors receive $1,000 towards college tuition from Churchâ€™s Partners Foundation, Inc.
Online PR News – 06-June-2014 – Atlanta, GA – Churchâ€™s Partners Foundation Inc., the public charitable foundation for the Churchâ€™s ChickenÂ® brand recently awarded 50 Texas high school seniors the title of Churchâ€™sÂ® Scholar. In honor of the studentsâ€™ outstanding academic achievements and extracurricular activities, the Churchâ€™sÂ® Scholars Program will provide each student with $1,000 towards their college tuitions for the upcoming academic year.
Funds for the scholarships as part of the Churchâ€™sÂ® Scholars Program were raised by the sale of coupon booklets at 92 of the Churchâ€™s ChickenÂ® restaurants in Texas. More than 1,200 students applied for the scholarship. Students were chosen based on a combination of their grade point average, work experience and extracurricular activities.
â€śWe are proud to honor these young people who have applied themselves both in their studies and in their lives outside of school,â€ť said Edward Brett, President, Churchâ€™s Partners Foundation, Inc. â€śWe thank the guests who have contributed funds to the program and we hope the scholarships help the students continue to do great things.â€ť
For more information about Churchâ€™s ChickenÂ®, the Churchâ€™s Partners Foundation, Inc. and other community programs they support, visit www.churchs.com and www.churchspartners.org.
About Churchâ€™s Partners Foundation, Inc.
Founded in Atlanta, GA in 2007, the Churchâ€™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 Churchâ€™s ChickenÂ® and Texas ChickenÂ®, their families and the communities in which they live. Programs include the Churchâ€™sÂ® Scholars Program which provides $1,000 scholarships to eligible applicants. For more information, visit www.churchspartners.org.
About Churchâ€™s ChickenÂ®
Founded in San Antonio, TX in 1952 by George W. Church, Churchâ€™s ChickenÂ® is one of the largest quick service restaurant chicken chains in the world. Churchâ€™sÂ® specializes in Original and Spicy Chicken freshly prepared in small batches throughout the day that are hand-battered and double-breaded, Tender StripsÂ®, sandwiches, honey-butter biscuits made from scratch and freshly baked, and classic, home-style sides all for a great value. Churchâ€™sÂ® has more than 1,700 locations in 25 countries and system-wide sales of more than $1 billion. For more information, visit www.churchs.com. Follow Churchâ€™sÂ® on Facebook at www.facebook.com/churchschicken and Twitter at www.twitter.com/churchschicken.