Tyson Foods provides five scholarships to local students

Last Updated on June 10, 2021 by Tyson Foods Inc.

Logansport, IN – Tyson Foods Logansport facility has awarded five $1,000 scholarships to area students through their annual local scholarship program.

The scholarships will assist five individuals with college or university education-related expenses, such as tuition, books, academic fees and room and board. Tyson awards scholarships annually to children of current Tyson team members based on student performance, involvement in school and in the community, and financial need.

“It’s extremely rewarding to support our local neighborhoods and help students in our own backyard have greater access to the opportunities to continue their education,” said, Gabriela Moore, HR Manager at the Tyson Foods Logansport plant. “Tyson is proud of our ongoing contributions that help serve communities where our team members work, live and play.”

Awarded a scholarship include Kolton Barber, son of Jennifer and Tim Barber, Abigail Moore, daughter of Gabriela Moore, Blake Brown, son of James Brown, Niang Cing, daughter of Hang Khai, Abigail Sanchez Contreras, daughter of Rosa Contreras de Sanchez.

Scholarships are one of the many ways Tyson supports its team members across the country. The company strives to ensure team members have the tools and resources they need to be successful such as on-boarding and regular training; a safe workplace; competitive compensation and benefits; and life skills training. Tyson also offers a variety of educational services for team members through its Upward Academy program. Visit https://www.tysonfoods.com/careers to learn more about Tyson career paths and find an opportunity that’s right for you.

About Tyson Foods 

Tyson Foods, Inc., (NYSE: TSN) is one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells®, ibp®, and State Fair®. Tyson Foods innovates continually to make protein more sustainable, tailor food for everywhere it’s available and raise the world’s expectations for how much good food can do. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, United States, the company has 139,000 team members. Through its Core Values, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity, create value for its shareholders, customers, communities and team members and serve as a steward of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it. Visit www.TysonFoods.com.

SOURCE: News release from Tyson Foods Inc.