Carowinds Announces Scholarship Winners, Awards $5,000 to Employees

Carowinds Scholarship ProgramNot only does Carowinds strive to provide their guests with a “best day ever” experience, but they also take the time to offer that same “best day ever” to their associates.  Earlier this month, the Carowinds team celebrated the academic achievements of five Carowinds employees, awarding them each a $1000 scholarship to be applied to their further higher education studies.

The winners of the 2015 Carowinds Scholarship program are:

Mashario Morton

Brandon Brown

John Kline, Jr.

Rebekah McGuirt

Andrew Swiger

“I’m proud to know that our associates are not only striving to excel here at work, but in their academic endeavors as well,” said Mike Fehnel, Carowinds vice president and general manager. “We support our associates in their pursuit of advanced education.” Carowinds has given away $85,000 in scholarship monies since 1994.

To be eligible, associates had to be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, have a cumulative GPA of a B or higher, and submit an essay to be reviewed by an independent panel of four education and business professionals.  For more information on employment and employee benefits, visit

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