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Church's Chicken® Awards $50,000 In Scholarships To Texas Students

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50 high school seniors receive $1,000 towards college tuition

ATLANTA, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Church's Partners Foundation Inc., the public charitable foundation for the Church's Chicken® brand recently awarded 50 Texas high school seniors the title of Church's® Scholar. In honor of the students' outstanding academic achievements and extracurricular activities, the Church's® Scholars Program will provide each student with $1,000 towards their college tuitions for the upcoming academic year.

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Funds for the scholarships as part of the Church's® Scholars Program were raised by the sale of coupon booklets at 92 of the Church's Chicken® restaurants in Texas. More than 1,200 students applied for the scholarship. Students were chosen for a combination of their grade point average, work experience and extracurricular activities.

"We are proud to honor these young people who have applied themselves both in their studies and in their lives outside of school," said Edward Brett, President, Church's Partners Foundation, Inc.  "We thank the guests who have contributed funds to the program and we hope the scholarships help the students continue to do great things."

For more information about Church's Chicken®, the Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. and other community programs they support, visit www.churchs.com and www.churchspartners.org

About Church's Partners Foundation, Inc.
Founded in Atlanta, GA in 2007, the Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) public charity.  Its mission is to provide support and assistance to the employees and franchisees of Church's Chicken® and Texas Chicken®, their families and the communities in which they live.  Programs include the Church's® Scholars Program which provides $1,000 scholarships to eligible applicants.  For more information, visit www.churchspartners.org

About Church's Chicken®
Founded in San Antonio, TX in 1952 by George W. Church, Church's Chicken® is one of the largest quick service restaurant chicken chains in the world. Church's® specializes in Original and Spicy Chicken freshly prepared in small batches throughout the day that are hand-battered and double-breaded, Tender Strips®, sandwiches, honey-butter biscuits made from scratch and freshly baked, and classic, home-style sides all for a great value. Church's® has more than 1,700 locations in 25 countries and system-wide sales of more than $1 billion. For more information, visit www.churchs.com. Follow Church's® on Facebook at www.facebook.com/churchschicken and Twitter at www.twitter.com/churchschicken.

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