Braum’s is proud to congratulate Blake Thornton of Claremore, OK for winning the Braum’s-Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway Prize of $1000.
Thornton is currently working towards his Master's Degree in Education at Cameron University. He also teaches history at Okay High School in Okay, OK.
“I was so excited to learn that I won this tuition prize,” Thornton said, “it is helping get me closer to accomplishing my dream of getting my Master’s Degree.”
The contest ran from September 1, 2019 to October 30th, 2019. Contestants had to be at least 18 years of age and reside in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma or Texas.
“I heard about the contest while I was watching television one day,” Thornton said, “I entered every day once I knew about it.”
Thornton is originally from Kansas, but he has come to be a regular customer at the Braum’s in Claremore off of S. Lynn Riggs Blvd.
“The employees here are always so nice and I just love the chicken strip dinner at Braum’s, so we visit often,” he said.
The contest offered a chance to win one of twenty $1,000 tuition awards or one $23,000 tuition award through text entries.
“This contest has really become a big morale booster among our customers and employees,” said Drew Braum, President and CEO. “We’re so humbled to be able to help others achieve their educational goals and wish all the winners success in their future.”
The Dr Pepper tuition award can be used to cover college or post-secondary vocational institutional tuition, fees, books, supplies, equipment, related educational expenses or on-campus room and board. The tuition award can also be used to pay off student loans for eligible costs.