students receive scholarships from Culver's restaurants
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[September 11, 2008]
It pays to work at Culver's restaurants.
Kristen Marten, Zach Langley and Dustin Eimer, all student team
members at Culver's of Lincoln, were recently awarded scholarships
from the Culver's VIP Foundation Scholarship Fund. Awarding its one
millionth dollar in 2008, Culver's has been doing it right for the
past 15 years for more than 1,000 team members pursuing higher
"We're very proud of Kristen, Zach and Dustin for their hard work
and dedication to expanding their knowledge through education," said
Elaine Aue, owner of Culver's of Lincoln. "We're thrilled to be able
to support three of our hardworking members of the Culver's team."
This year Culver's awarded $216,000 in scholarships to nearly 200
student team members during its annual scholarship reception in
Madison, Wis. Recipients were awarded $1,000 to $2,500 scholarships
thanks to the generosity of Culver's franchise partners, suppliers
and Culver Franchising System Inc. More than 100 restaurants and
their team members from 13 states were represented in this year's
"Offering financial support to our talented young team members
enables them to change their lives and their communities through
education," explains Lea Culver, Culver's co-founder and executive
director of the scholarship fund. "Culver's is often the first
employer for many young people, and we view this scholarship program
as an investment in our future leaders and the advancement of the
local communities where Culver's operates."
This is the 15th consecutive year Culver's has awarded
scholarships for a combined total of more than $1,100,000. Started
in 1993 with a single $500 scholarship, Culver's scholarship fund
honors and rewards Culver's team members who are committed to
continuing their education while working at Culver's.
For additional information about Culver's VIP Scholarship
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