Trent Athletics is proud to announce that PepsiCo Canada has become a lead sponsor of the Trent Excalibur Green & White Scholarship Fund with a contribution of $15,000 annually, for a five-year period.
Excalibur Green & White Scholarships are offered to entering varsity student-athletes who have achieved an average above 80 per cent and have been recruited for athletics skills and abilities.
PepsiCo Canada has been a long-standing supporter of Trent Athletics and this additional funding is key to enhancing the quality and quantity of programs and services provided to Trent varsity student-athletes. The announcement was made during the 48th Athletics Awards banquet on March 21, 2017.
“We thank PepsiCo Canada, and its employees, for their immeasurable support of the Excalibur varsity program,” said Deborah Bright-Brundle, director, Athletics & Recreation, Trent University. “The benefits of this expanded partnership will support Trent Athletics ability to recruit the best and brightest student-athletes."
“We are honoured to play a role in the development of Trent’s athletes through the Trent Excalibur Green & White Scholarship Fund,” said Robert Foy, vice-president, Foodservice, PepsiCo Canada. “We hope this scholarship will empower and inspire Trent’s athletes to make their athletic ambitions a reality.”
About Trent University
One of Canada's top universities, Trent University was founded on the ideal of interactive learning that's personal, purposeful and transformative. Consistently recognized nationally for leadership in teaching, research and student satisfaction, Trent attracts excellent students from across the country and around the world. Here, undergraduate and graduate students connect and collaborate with faculty, staff and their peers through diverse communities that span residential colleges, classrooms, disciplines, hands-on research, co-curricular and community-based activities. Across all disciplines, Trent brings critical, integrative thinking to life every day. Today, Trent's unique approach to personal development through supportive, collaborative community engagement is in more demand than ever. Students lead the way by co-creating experiences rooted in dialogue, diverse perspectives and collaboration. In a learning environment that builds life-long passion for inclusion, leadership and social change, Trent's students, alumni, faculty and staff are engaged global citizens who are catalysts in developing sustainable solutions to complex issues. Trent's Peterborough campus boasts award-winning architecture in a breathtaking natural setting on the banks of the Otonabee River, just 90 minutes from downtown Toronto, while Trent University Durham – Greater Toronto Area delivers a distinct mix of programming in the east GTA.
About PepsiCo Canada
PepsiCo’s businesses in Canada are organized into two business units. PepsiCo Beverages Canada includes the Pepsi, Gatorade and Tropicana businesses. PepsiCo Foods Canada includes the Frito Lay Canada and the Quaker Foods and Snacks business.
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated approximately $63 billion in net revenue in 2016, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo’s product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales. At the heart of PepsiCo is Performance with Purpose – our fundamental belief that the success of our company is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world around. We believe that continuously improving the products we sell, operating responsibly to protect our planet and empowering people around the world is what enables PepsiCo to run a successful global company that creates long-term value for society and our shareholders. For more information, visit pepsico.com.
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