Four Wisconsin High School Senior Athletes Receive a $7,500 or $2,500 Scholarship from the Cousins Subs Make It Better Foundation
The brand honors their on- and off-the field contributions via its Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest
June 12, 2020 // Franchising.com // MILWAUKEE - Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs® announced today it awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships to four Wisconsin high school senior athletes through its eighth annual Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest.
- Kate Clady of Pleasant Prairie and Caden Chier of Berlin were awarded a $7,500 scholarship.
- Maddie Crist of Darlington and Tyler Ott of Slinger received a $2,500 scholarship.
“We’re thrilled to once again partner with Good Karma Brands to recognize and reward four exceptional high school student athletes from our home state of Wisconsin who share our commitment to making it better,” said Justin McCoy, Vice President of Marketing at Cousins Subs. “The four scholarship recipient make a difference in their hometowns through academic excellence, sports leadership and community service.”
Cousins Subs received more than 360 applications from stellar high school senior athletes through the Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship contest. The four scholarship recipients were selected due to their academic achievements, community contributions and success in WIAA sanctioned sports.
The four scholarships are funded by the Make It Better Foundation - a nonprofit organization that addresses the vital community needs of youth education, hunger and health and wellness. Since its inception in 2013, the Make It Better Foundation has awarded $160,000 in scholarships to 32 student athletes in Wisconsin.
About Cousins Subs®
Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs®, a family-owned, fast casual sub shop established in 1972 by Bill Specht and his cousin, is driven by the mission to Believe in Better - both in the quality of food it serves and in the communities it supports. Cousins Subs and its franchisees operate nearly 100 sub sandwich shops in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana, providing guests with quality deli fresh and made to order grilled subs using only the freshest ingredients on its signature bread baked daily.
About Make It Better Foundation
Established in 2013, the Make It Better Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that aims to improve the general welfare and quality of life in the communities Cousins Subs serves. The foundation is dedicated to funding three areas of interest that are vital to any community: health and wellness, hunger and youth education. Since its inception, the Make It Better Foundation has awarded more than $500,000 in grants to more than 80 nonprofits in Wisconsin.
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