Last Updated on June 6, 2023 by Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson Foods’ Logansport facility has awarded $10,000 in scholarships to four area students through its annual local scholarship program for children of Tyson team members: two $3,000 scholarships and two $2,000 scholarships.
The scholarships will help students with expenses related to their college or university education, such as tuition, books, academic fees and room and board. Tyson Foods awards scholarships to children of current Tyson Foods team members based on academic performance, involvement in school and community activities and financial need.
“Tyson Foods has an ongoing commitment to serve the communities where our team members work, live and play,” said Stephanie Helton, community liaison, Tyson Foods’ Logansport plant. “We’re beyond excited to provide access to higher education opportunities after high school to our team members’ children. Congratulations to the four scholarship recipients for their outstanding academic success!”
The 2023 scholarship recipients are:
- Carlos Samuel Vazquez, child of Tyson team member Juan M. Vazquez
- Joseph Daniel Argueta, child of Tyson team member Ruth Ramos
- Jayce Snyder, child of Tyson team member Jason Snyder
- Caedah Baladron Scherer, child of Tyson team member Armando Baladron
Academic scholarships are one of the many ways Tyson Foods supports its team members across the country. The company also offers a variety of educational services for team members through its Upward Academy program and provides access to free education for all team members. Visit https://www.tysonfoods.com/careers to learn more about Tyson Foods career paths and opportunities.
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 four 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®. Headquartered in Springdale, Arkansas, the Company had approximately 142,000 team members on October 1, 2022. 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.