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HBCU’s Receive $100,000 in Scholarships from Coors Light

Coors Light was joined by "The Lifestyle Specialist" Kenny Burns at the Southern Heritage Classic, to kick off its 2015 HBCU Classics season. The brand presented $10,000 scholarship donations to the presidents of Jackson State University and Tennessee State University. Coors Light has been a proud partner of the HBCU Classics for over 25 years, investing more than $1 million over the last seven years to support higher education for students 21+. (Photo by MillerCoors/Nick Brazinsky) (PRNewsFoto/Coors Brewing Company)
Coors Light was joined by “The Lifestyle Specialist” Kenny Burns at the Southern Heritage Classic, to kick off its 2015 HBCU Classics season. The brand presented $10,000 scholarship donations to the presidents of Jackson State University and Tennessee State University. Coors Light has been a proud partner of the HBCU Classics for over 25 years, investing more than $1 million over the last seven years to support higher education for students 21+. (Photo by MillerCoors/Nick Brazinsky) (PRNewsFoto/Coors Brewing Company)

Coors Light recently wrapped up its 2015 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Classics season, following the SWAC Championship in Houston. The brand has invested in HBCUs for more than 25 years, supporting higher education, civic leadership and economic empowerment. Over the last seven years, Coors Light has donated more than $1 million to provide much needed resources to HBCUs. This year Coors Light is giving $100,000 in scholarships benefitting juniors and seniors aged 21 and older.

This year’s support continued with the theme “Return. Reunite. Refresh.” Coors Light hosted events reuniting alumni and fans and bringing refreshment to the HBCU Classic experience with live music entertainment and cooking with beer demonstrations. In 2015, Coors Light was an official sponsor of the following Classics:

Southern Heritage Classic (Memphis)

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