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Emily Nichols

The scholarships keep coming for Port Allen High School 2019 valedictorian Emily Nichols. GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing franchisee with nearly 400 Burger King restaurants, awarded Nichols a $1,000 scholarship.

The scholarship is funded solely through local restaurants guest donations, students named Burger King℠ Scholars will receive $1,000 scholarships to further their educational advancement – joining nearly 3,000 other recipients throughout North America that were awarded a collective $4 million in 2019.

The Burger King Scholars program is the Burger King McLamore Foundation’s flagship program, established to honor the legacy of the Burger King brand’s co-founder James W. McLamore, whose commitment to philanthropy and education made him a pillar of community service throughout his lifetime.

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