SYRACUSE — Kaitlyn Burger, a student at Manchester University, has been recognized by The Kroger Company Foundation as a 2019 Kroger Scholar, receiving a $2,500 scholarship.
Burger is receiving this award for the second consecutive year, receiving a total of $5,000 to apply to tuition and related expenses.
“Kroger Scholars is a tuition-assistance program that rewards children of Kroger associates who work hard, dream big and serve others,” said Pam Matthews, Kroger Central Division president. “Kaitlyn, along with the other scholarship recipients, is partnering with Kroger to lead the next generation to make a difference in our communities.”
Throughout high school, Burger was an active member of the National Honor Society, 4-H Junior Leaders and Goat Club. During her 10 years of 4-H, Burger volunteered at local homeless shelters.
Burger is studying elementary education and anticipates graduating in 2022. She hopes to become a first or second-grade teacher, shaping the youth of future generations.