Seaboard Foods provides 65 $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing further educational opportunities
MERRIAM, KAN. — Supporting its commitment to education, Seaboard Foods awarded in total $65,000 in scholarships to 65 graduating high school seniors pursuing certificates and degrees from technical schools, colleges and universities next fall.
“We are committed to supporting higher education opportunities for our future leaders,” says Peter Brown, Seaboard Foods president and CEO. “Being able to contribute to the educational goals of young individuals living in the communities where we operate is something we truly value because we believe investing in education helps build a better community.”
Seaboard Foods’ scholarship program focuses on fueling education for students in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Colorado and Iowa. Students were selected based on their achievements in academics, extracurricular activities, work experience and community involvement.
Seaboard Foods’ scholarship program is part of a corporate commitment to fuel education at every level. Seaboard Foods has funded nearly $463,000 in scholarships to up to 400 high school seniors since 2003.
Visit seaboardfoods.com/scholarships to view the 2023 recipients of the Community Scholarship and the Children of Employees scholarship.
About Seaboard Foods
As part of a uniquely connected food system, Seaboard Foods relentlessly seeks a better way to produce wholesome Prairie Fresh® pork by purposely connecting every step between its farms and family tables worldwide. Operating in five states and employing more than 5,000 employees, Seaboard Foods’ continued commitment to creating the most sought-after pork ensures the well-being of its animals, the environment, employees and the communities they call home. Headquartered in the Kansas City Metro, products sold domestically are marketed under the Prairie Fresh® brand and internationally under the Seaboard Farms® brand.