Dr Pepper and 23XI Racing today announced the 23 recipients of the 2022 SPEED Institute Tuition Program. The annual program is designed to provide tuition support and opportunities for students seeking to work in motorsports in a variety of fields, including marketing, communications, human resources, finance, engineering and trade disciplines.
The Dr Pepper and 23XI SPEED Institute tuition program was established in 2021. Since 2008, Dr Pepper has awarded more than $13 million in tuition to deserving students.
“Dr Pepper is thrilled to once again provide tuition support to students in partnership with 23XI Racing‘s SPEED Institute,” said Derek Dabrowski, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Juices, Teas, Mixers Keurig Dr Pepper. “This continues a long-standing tradition of Dr Pepper supporting students‘ educational goals and Dr Pepper is proud of this inspiring group.”
“When the SPEED Institute was created, the goal was to open doors and create opportunities for students to pursue a career in motorsports,” said 23XI Racing President, Steve Lauletta. “Thanks to the support from Dr Pepper, the 23XI SPEED Institute has been able to provide students over $200,000 in tuition support in just two short years. The program began last year with a well-deserving group of students, and we are excited to again partner with Dr Pepper to provide tuition support for students through the SPEED Institute and 23XI Racing. Congratulations to all the 23 tuition winners and we look forward to hosting two of these talented students for internships at 23XI.”
2022 Dr Pepper $5,000 Tuition RecipientsNameSchoolMajorNicolas BandaThe University of TexasCorporate CommunicationsKhristian BlackHigh Point UniversityBusiness MarketingJohn BonneySUNY, University at AlbanyBusiness Administration; Finance & Business AnalyticsNoah CorneliusAppalachian State UniversityCommunication; Electronic Media/BroadcastingJose FloresUniversal Technical InstituteDiesel TechnologyAngel GarciaUniversity of AlabamaMechanical EngineeringJadyn GodseyMorgan State UniversityCivil EngineeringKennedy HutchinsUNC CharlotteMass Media CommunicationsAruoriwo IgbogidiMorgan State UniversityElectrical & Computer EngineeringNicholas KadelaHigh Point UniversitySports ManagementDeyonna LansdenMiddle Tennessee State UniversitySports Management & JournalismCameryn LoveNorth Carolina A&T State UniversityBioengineeringSkye MayoEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityAerospace EngineeringMaxwell NeuwrithUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillCommunications & Environmental StudiesKareena NicholsonMorgan State UniversityBusiness & EntrepreneurshipJocelyn RamirezLoyola University of ChicagoEntrepreneurship & FinanceUrsula RiceUniversity of Alabama HuntsvilleMechanical EngineeringIsaac SoriaCabrillo CollegeCivil EngineeringChi TranUniversity of RochesterBusiness MarketingPaula WaldeckNASCAR Technical InstituteAutomotiveChristian WalkerUNC CharlotteMarketingLuke WelshSouthern Illinois University EdwardsvilleComputer ScienceJohann WiggintonBerea CollegeTechnology & Applied Design
The two recipients of the 23XI Racing internship will be announced on a later date.
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