Comcast Foundation’s Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship winners to gather in Little Rock
for celebration of outstanding community service, leadership and academic achievement
WHAT: Arkansas high school seniors, recipients of a 2015 “Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship, will be recognized April 14 by Comcast and Governor Asa Hutchinson at the State Capitol. Students are nominated by their high school principals or guidance counselors and are recognized with a one-time scholarship grant of $1,000 from the Comcast Foundation for their pursuit of higher education. This year, 11 Arkansas high school seniors are receiving a scholarship.
The 2015 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program, one of the Comcast Foundation’s signature community investment programs, recognizes students who have demonstrated leadership skills, academic achievement and a commitment to community service. The Comcast Foundation was founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives.
WHO: Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Governor of Arkansas
Mike Wilson, Sr. Director of Government Affairs, Comcast
Evangeline Parker-Guest, Sr. Specialist, Public Relations, Comcast
Andy Macke, Vice President of Government Affairs, Comcast
Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship winners and their families
Central Arkansas nominating high school principals and counselors
WHERE: Arkansas State Capitol, Governor’s Conference Room
500 Woodlane Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
WHEN: Tuesday, April 14, 2015; the recognition begins at 11:00 a.m.
Media Contact: Mike Wilson, 501-212-1190 (office), 501.680.1974 (cell)