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For Immediate Release

Dallas – The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has awarded Cornelius Caldwell, Brookhaven College student, a $1,000 scholarship. The foundation awards 400 scholarships annually, through the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program, to students who attend institutions that grant two-year degrees.

The scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic success and who participate in community service. Caldwell, a sophomore working toward his Associate in Sciences, maintains a high grade point average while working part-time at the college and at Baylor University Medical Center. Even with school and two part-time jobs, he also participated in activities at the college including the Student Leadership Institute and served as parliamentarian and then vice president for the student government association.

“The Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program gives support and encouragement to an under-served population of college students,” said J. Mark Davis, president of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. “These fine students, who often juggle school, work and family, continue to give back to their communities through volunteer service.”

Caldwell will attend Brookhaven College this fall. Once he has completed his associate’s degree, he plans to transfer to the University of North Texas to complete a bachelor’s degree.

 




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