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Victoria students receive $2,500 Chick-fil-A leadership scholarships

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Victoria – Chick-fil-A®, Inc. has selected five Victoria residents Lance Easley, Morgan Lemke, Ansley Murphy, Brayden Murphy, and Christina Schoener

each as recipients of the chain’s $2,500 Leadership Scholarships. Easley, Lemke, A. Murphy, B. Murphy and Schoener were chosen based on the

application they submitted through Scholarship America and the scholarships are awarded based on leadership, academic achievement, community

involvement and Operator recommendation. Easley has worked for Chick-fil-A for four years. He is a current student of Victoria College majoring in

instrumentation technology. Lemke has worked for Chick-fil-A for one year. She will graduate from Victoria West High School in May and will attend

University of Houston-Victoria in the fall to study marketing. “We have been loyal since birth,” said Team Member Ansley Murphy, daughter of David &

Tammy Murphy. She will graduate from Victoria West High School in May and will attend Texas Tech University in the fall to study premedicine.

Brayden Murphy, son of David & Tammy Murphy has also grown-up and worked in Chick-fil-A. He is a current student of University of Houston-Victoria

majoring in computer science. Schoener has worked for Chick-fil-A for one year. She will graduate from St. Joseph High School in May and will attend

Texas Tech University in the fall to study Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Special Education. Investment in Chick-fil-A Victoria Team

Members goes beyond wages. Chick-fil-A wants to help Team Members accomplish their dreams, whether it’s to stay with Chick-fil-A or embark on another

career. The Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship Program began in 1973 out of Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy’s desire to incent restaurant employees to

further their education. Since the program’s inception, more than 35,000 team members have received scholarships, bringing the total to more than $35

million. In 2018, Chick-fil-A will award $14.5 million in Team Member scholarships. More than 5,700 Team Members across the chain will receive a $2,500

Leadership Scholarship this year. Students can go to school anywhere they want. The scholarship can be used at any accredited two- or four- year college,

university, or technical/vocational school.

 
More information on Chick-fil-A is available on the chain’s website located at www.chick-fil-a.com.
 

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