Big O Tires Awards Scholarships to 24 College Students
October 29, 2012 // Franchising.com // Juno Beach, FLA. – Big O Tires, LLC (“Big O”) recently announced that 24 college students were awarded scholarships through the Big O Scholarship Fund. Six students received $2,500, one received $1,500 and 17 received $1,000 for a total disbursement of $33,500. The Big O Tires Scholarship Fund is supported by and eligible to all employees of Big O Tires, LLC, their franchised stores, subsidiaries, and their family members.
“While the scholarship fund is supported by many individuals, we are thrilled to announce that this is our biggest disbursement to date thanks to the generosity of Bruce Cherry and the Dublin, CA Big O Tires and Todd Asher and the Big O Tires in Benicia, CA,” said Kevin Kormondy, executive vice president & COO, Big O Tires, LLC. “Their donations more than doubled the fund, which allowed us to help more students finance some of their educational expenses, and we’re extremely grateful to them for their contributions.”
Bryson Wandling, Jessica Curry, Lucas Crostarosa, Lyndsey McBee, Kyndra Trammel, Michael Trammel, Matthew Trammel, Mitchell Trammel, Brittney Terberg, Tyler Wondra, Samuel Asher, Brock Griffin, Edward Boyd, Alex Anderson, Samuel Beltran, Sabrina Helphrey, Matthew Hill, Dennis Johnson, Zachary Collins, Archie Hammond, Allison Boyd, William Kellis, and Libbie Heaton.
“When I received the scholarship congratulations letter I was so happy I began to cry! The Big O Tires scholarship helped cover my tuition and made it possible for me to continue my education,” said Alex Anderson. “Thank you Big O Tires for helping me move forward in pursuing goals that will help me become successful in life.”
About Big O Tires
Big O Tires, LLC. serves over 400 franchised and company owned stores primarily located in the Western and Midwestern United States. It also distributes tires and other automotive service products to Associate Dealers in Western Canada. It is one of six brands that operate under TBC Retail Group.