Daniel Tatun earns scholarship from Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship recipient Daniel Tatun, with event emcee Laurie Perez of Fox CT, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Cary Gagnon, and an iced coffee mascot to his right.

Dunkin’ Donuts Scholarship recipient Daniel Tatun, with event emcee Laurie Perez of Fox CT, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Cary Gagnon, and an iced coffee mascot to his right.

The Connecticut Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Shelton student, Daniel Tatun. The award was a part of the 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts Connecticut Franchisee Scholarship Program that provided a total of $50,000 in local scholarships to 50 high school seniors.

The franchisees honored the scholarship recipients at an awards ceremony held at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford. To cap off the event, Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman was on hand to deliver a keynote address to the students.

This is the 10th year that Dunkin’ Donuts has administered this scholarship program in Connecticut.

About the scholarship

Dunkin-Donuts-Scholarship“At Dunkin’ Donuts we are committed to the communities we serve. As a local institution and active community partner, we want to encourage educational achievement in every way possible,” said Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Michael Batista, who also addressed the students at the event.

The students were selected for the scholarship on the basis of a well-rounded character, including a positive academic record, and demonstrated leadership in school and community activities. More than 3,000 Connecticut students applied for the 50 $1,000 scholarships offered by the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees.

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