Burger King’s Have It Your Way Foundation awarded Lyle Nemeth of Lihu‘e and Christen Wilson of Kapa‘a each a $1,000 scholarship. The Burger King Scholars Program awarded a total of 22 scholarships in Hawai‘i, according to a press release.
The students were selected for their outstanding academic achievement, along with other academic and community involvement criteria.
The scholarship was created in memory of Burger King co-founder, James W. McLamore.
Scholarship awards help students offset the cost of attending college or a post-secondary vocational/technical school. Recipients are selected based on their grade point average, work experience, extracurricular activities and community service.
For more information on the program, including instructions for obtaining scholarship applications for 2012, visit www.haveityourwayfoundation.org.