Trion Student Carter Sparks Selected As 2019 Crawford Johnson, III And Walker Johnson Jones Scholarship Recipient
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Carter Sparks, graduate of Trion High School near Chattanooga, is recipient of a $3,000 Crawford Johnson, III and Walker Johnson Jones college scholarship on behalf of Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc.
This year, 20 children, stepchildren, grandchildren, or step-grandchildren of Coca-Cola UNITED associates, located throughout the southeast, were selected from more than 90 applicants to receive either a $5,000 or $3,000 scholarship, renewable over four years. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic performance, leadership, extracurricular activities and service. To see the complete list of 2019 Crawford Johnson III and Walker Johnson Jones scholarship recipients, click here.
Sparks, a resident of Summerville, is the son of Terry Sparks, who is employed at Chattanooga Coca-Cola, a production center of Coca-Cola UNITED in Chattanooga.
“Coca-Cola UNITED has been a family-focused company for more than 117 years,” said Jack Sherman, Chattanooga Coca-Cola Sales Center manager. "This program exemplifies dedication to our associates, as well as the importance of education in general.”
Coca-Cola UNITED established the Crawford Johnson, III scholarship program in 1995 in honor of the company’s former CEO Crawford Johnson III’s retirement and his 45 years of service. "The program is a testament to the company’s commitment to education and its focus on associates and their families," officials said.