Six teens were awarded a combined total of $55,000 in scholarships from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens on Saturday as part of the 11th annual TACO BELL® Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star 2013 in Houston, TX.
I Am Taco Bell: Meet Rebecca. Having to finance herself since she was 15, Rebecca knew if she wanted to achieve her dreams of becoming a mechanical engineer, college was in her future; but the thought of her trying to raise the funds to afford it would be nearly impossible. Little did she know, she was going to get the surprise of her life! Rebecca was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from Taco Bell to pursue her dreams and turn them into a reality.
The Glen Bell Scholarship Program helps provide educational opportunities by awarding financial scholarships to eligible Taco Bell hourly employees. Each year, Team Members and Shift Leads can apply for scholarships given for undergraduate, graduate and vocational-technical education.