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Brookshire's, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market award $38k in 'Because History Matters' scholarships
By Brookshire Grocery Company
Aug 3, 2018
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Tyler, Texas -- Brookshire's, Super 1 Foods and Spring Market stores have named winners in the “Because History Matters” scholarship program, providing $38,000 in tuition assistance to 12 recently graduated high school students planning to attend college in the fall.

Jordan Miller from Commerce High School with his "Because History Matters" scholarship check and plaque.

Winners are:

Arkansas:
$5,000:  Kevin Crumpton, Pine Bluff High School, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

$3,000:  Khalil Brownlee, Malvern High School, Malvern, Arkansas

$1,500:  Abigail Herrin, Watson Chapel High School, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Louisiana:
$5,000:  Olivia Davis, Caddo Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana

$3,000:  Kennedi Watts, Word of God Academy, Shreveport, Louisiana

$1,500:  Dorcas Brown, C.E. Byrd High School, Shreveport, Louisiana

Texas:
$5,000:  Lawrence Robinson, Red Oak High School, Red Oak, Texas

$3,000:  Rebecca Strub, Big Sandy High School, Big Sandy, Texas

$1,500:  Jordan Miller, Commerce High School, Commerce, Texas

Brookshire Grocery Co. Employee Scholarships:

$5,000:  Sarah Day, Lindale High School, Lindale, Texas

$3,000:  Lainey Smith, Caddo Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana

$1,500:  Kaylee Fyffe, Gilmer High School, Gilmer, Texas

The scholarships were awarded to students in the three states where Brookshire Grocery Co. operates stores (Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas), including separate scholarships for Company employees. Recipients were selected based on the content of their essay, along with their academic achievement, financial need and demonstration of leadership including awards, achievements, extracurricular activities and community service. A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher was required to apply.

“Our Company is proud to offer this scholarship program that celebrates history and spotlights outstanding students in communities we serve,” said Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. “We are excited to recognize these deserving recipients for their accomplishments as student leaders in our communities and provide support as they further their education.”