Kimberly-Clark today announced the recipients of its 2023 Bright Futures Scholarships. In Paris, where Kimberly-Clark has a manufacturing facility, college scholarships were awarded to:
- Hannah Jackson, a senior at North Lamar High School and the daughter of Kyle and Tonya Jackson, who plans to attend Oklahoma State University.
- Anlyn Newberry, a senior at Paris High School and the daughter of Cody and Desiree Newberry, who plans to attend the University of Oklahoma.
The Bright Futures program provides scholarship grants worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, to children of Kimberly-Clark employees in North America. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, community service, work experience, and extracurricular activities.
This year, Kimberly-Clark awarded Bright Futures scholarships totaling $1,240,000 to 62 students in the U.S. and Canada. Since its inception, the program has granted more than $46 million in scholarships to more than 2,300 students for full-time study at accredited colleges and universities.
“We are proud to present Hannah and Anlyn with Bright Futures college scholarships in recognition of their academic accomplishments and commitment to excellence,” Eric Bryant, Plant Manager, Paris Manufacturing Facility. “We are thrilled to support their higher education goals and look forward to seeing how their pursuits help build a brighter future for us all.”
The average GPA for this year’s Bright Futures scholarship class is 3.97. Awardees will attend leading colleges and universities, including Columbia University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Princeton University, and the University of California Los Angeles. Past scholarship recipients have gone on to pursue successful careers in medicine, education, the armed forces, and engineering.
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