Moet Hennessy USA ‘High Achievers’ Scholarships Donated to Medgar Evers College
President Mark Cornell Awards Five Full Scholarships to City University of New York College
NEW YORK, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/—In the spirit of providing a foundation to help develop future leaders of America, Moet Hennessy USA President Mark Cornell proudly announced his company’s donation of five full scholarships to Medgar Evers College, a four-year senior college in The City University of New York (CUNY) located in central Brooklyn.
The Moet Hennessy USA “High Achievers” Scholarships will be awarded to five qualifying high school students entering Medgar Evers College as freshmen for the fall 2009 academic year.
The four-year commitment from Moet Hennessy USA sets a criterion that includes entering with, and maintaining a grade point average of 2.75 or higher and declaring a major in Business, Marketing, or Communications.
Mark Cornell has said, “Dr. Jackson has served thousands. He has doubled the enrollment at the school, expanded the campus by developing bold plans, executed them brilliantly and, importantly, he has inspired a community!”
The Medgar Evers College’s mission is to develop and maintain high quality, professional, career-oriented undergraduate degree programs in the context of liberal education. The College has a commitment to students who desire self-improvement, a sound education, an opportunity to develop a personal value system, and an opportunity to gain maximum benefits from life experience and from their environment.
“On behalf of the Medgar Evers College students, faculty, and staff, I would like to thank Moet Hennessy USA for their continued commitment to the success of our institution,” said Dr. Edison O. Jackson, President of Medgar Evers College. “Our partnership with Moet Hennessy USA has been instrumental in helping us achieve our educational mission.”
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Moet Hennessy USA is the sales and marketing organization in the United States of Moet Hennessy, the world’s leading luxury Wine and Spirits Company. Representing the group’s internationally renowned portfolio of brands, including: Hennessy cognac, Moet & Chandon Champagnes, Dom Perignon, Krug, Veuve Clicquot and Ruinart champagnes; 10 Cane Rum, Belvedere and Chopin vodkas; Glenmorangie Single Highland Malt Whisky; Green Point, Terrazas de los Andes, Cape Mentelle, Cloudy Bay and Newton Vineyard, Domaine Chandon California, sparkling and still wines, Moet Hennessy USA also sells and markets certain brands not owned by the Group, including Grand Marnier/Navan, and Casa Lapostolle as well as the Clicquot Inc agency wines.
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