School Is Back in Session Thanks To Dr Pepper

Dr Pepper Canada awards $100,000 in tuition towards continued education

TORONTO, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Five "One-of-a-Kind" Canadians recently received the surprise of their lives when Dr Pepper Canada presented them with a $20,000 cheque to help make their educational dreams come true. The Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway asked Canadians to submit a one-minute video explaining why and how they wanted to pursue further education.

The five winners from Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia were chosen from a diverse and competitive list of entries from across the country. The winners, selected by a judging panel, were:

  • Seretha W. from Hammonds Plains, NS (Education Goal: Master of Nursing)
  • Jonathan M. from Deux Montagne, QC (Education Goal: Mechanic Training)
  • Feodor P. from Richmond Hill, ON (Education Goal: Financial/Actuarial Risk and Data Research)
  • Brayden A. from Richmond, BC (Education Goal: Crime Prevention/Police Officer)
  • Katelyn W. from Port Hardy, BC (Education Goal: Special Education Certification)

"We were looking for those individuals who stood out as wanting to enrich their education and who presented their story in a unique, One-of-a-Kind way," said Carol-Anne Gower, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, Canada Dry Mott's Inc. "The Dr Pepper team is proud to have the opportunity to support students with such bright futures."

"Dr Pepper Canada turned my dream into a reality, and for that I am so thankful," said recipient Feodor P. of Richmond Hill, ON, who will be using the tuition prize to focus on finance and actuarial sciences.

To celebrate the winners and share their experiences, Dr Pepper Canada has released a video compilation of the prize presentations, which can be found at the link below: http://youtu.be/F5do97znvGQ

About Canada Dry Mott's Inc.
Canada Dry Mott's, is a leading beverage business marketing a wide range of soft drinks, juices, teas, mixers and other premium beverages throughout Canada. In addition to Dr Pepper, the company's portfolio includes Schweppes, Crush, Mott's Garden Cocktail, Mott's Clamato, Mott's Fruitsations, Canada Dry, Orangina and Mr & Mrs T mixers. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada Dry Mott's is a subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple (NYSE: DPS), one of the leading refreshment beverage businesses in North America.  For more information, please visit www.canadadrymotts.ca.

SOURCE Canada Dry Mott's Inc.

For further information: Emily McCullough, Veritas Communications, mccullough@veritasinc.com, 416-955-4570; Alison Bing, Canada Dry Mott's Inc., alison.bing@dpsg.com, 905-755-3640

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