ROSWELL, Ga.— The Kimberly-Clark Foundation announced the recipients of its 2013 Bright Futures college scholarship program.
The foundation received 253 applications this year. The 63 recipients were chosen based on academic achievement, leadership and involvement in extracurricular activities.
In Roswell, Ga. where Kimberly-Clark has an operations headquarters, scholarships have been awarded to the following area high school seniors:
• Paul Mayfield, St. Francis High School
• Jackson Morgan , Fulton Science Academy High School
• Kunal Potnis, Northview High School
• David Purcell, Alpharetta High School
• Amanda Quirk, Chattahoochee High School
Established in 1993, the Bright Futures Scholarship Program awards college scholarships to children of Kimberly-Clark employees in the United States and Canada. Each scholarship is worth up to $20,000 ($5,000 per year for up to four years) for full-time students studying at accredited colleges and universities.
“Kimberly-Clark is pleased to be able to offer a program like Bright Futures Scholars to the children of our employees,” said Joanne Bauer, president of Kimberly-Clark Health Care. “There is no more important investment we can make than in our next generation of leaders. We wish them all the best with their college experience and beyond.”
This article appeared in the July 18 issue of the Revue & News