Miami, Florida, July 8, 2014 – Step Up For Students announced today that Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor, has committed $30 million to the Step Up For Students Scholarship Program for the 2014-15 school year. Southern’s commitment is the largest single contribution to date in the nonprofit organization’s 12-year history, and will fund more than 5,500 scholarships.
Miami, Florida, July 2, 2014 – Mel Dick, President, Wine Division and Senior Vice President, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—today congratulated Chris John of the Rare Wine Company in Sonoma, California, who was recently awarded the TopNewSomm Trophy and educational scholarship.
Miami, Florida, June 23, 2014 – Mark Krauss, Vice President, Human Resources, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—today announced the 2014 Southern Scholarship Program recipients. Since the launch of the program in 1999, Southern has awarded more than 340 scholarships to eligible employee children for post-secondary education at an academic, vocational or technical institution. This year, 27 scholarships have been awarded to students across the network: