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Cousins Subs® awards $20,000 in scholarships to four Wisconsin high school student athletes, Hosts Celebration Dinner

Recipients received $7,500 or $2,500 each as part of the brand’s Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest and were honored with a celebratory dinner at Ward’s House of Prime

By - Aug 11th, 2021 09:40 am

MILWAUKEE (August 11, 2021) – Cousins Subs® awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships to four Wisconsin high school senior athletes through its nineth annual Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship Contest. The brand hosted a special celebratory dinner at Ward’s House of Prime in downtown Milwaukee to honor and recognize the recipients last Thursday, Aug. 5.

“We’re thrilled to once again partner with Good Karma Brands to recognize and reward four exceptional high school student athletes from our home state of Wisconsin who share our commitment to making it better,” said Justin McCoy, Vice President of Marketing at Cousins Subs. “The four scholarship recipients make a difference in their hometowns through academic excellence, sports leadership and community service.”

The four 2021 Wisconsin Sports Award Scholarship recipients are:

Cousins Subs received more than 280 applications from stellar high school senior athletes through the Wisconsin Sports Awards Scholarship contest. The four scholarship recipients were selected due to their academic achievements, community contributions and success in WIAA sanctioned sports.

The four scholarships are funded by the Make It Better Foundation – the brand’s nonprofit organization that addresses the vital community needs of health and wellness, hunger and youth education To date, the organization has awarded more than $162,000 in scholarships to 21 high school students, including this year’s recipients. For more information about the Make It Better Foundation, please visit www.cousinssubs.com/foundation.

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ABOUT COUSINS SUBS

Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs®, a family-owned, fast casual sub shop established in 1972 by Bill Specht and his cousin, is driven by the mission to Believe in Better – both in the quality of food it serves and in the communities it supports. Cousins Subs and its franchisees operate nearly 100 sub sandwich shops in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana, providing guests with quality deli fresh and made to order grilled subs using only the freshest ingredients on its signature bread baked daily. For more information, visit www.cousinssubs.com. You can also find Cousins Subs on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

ABOUT THE MAKE IT BETTER FOUNDATION

Established in 2013, the Make It Better Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization that aims to improve the general welfare and quality of life in the communities Cousins Subs serves. The foundation is dedicated to funding three areas of interest that are vital to any community: health and wellness, hunger and youth education. Since its inception, the Make It Better Foundation has awarded more than $650,000 in grants and scholarships to students and nonprofit organizations throughout Wisconsin. For more information on the Make It Better Foundation, visit www.cousinssubs.com/foundation.

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