Caroline and Matt Burkhart, children of Steve Burkhart, are the recipients of scholarships from BIC Corporation. The scholarships are awarded annually to children of BIC employees and are based on the students’ scholastic achievements, community service and essay response.
Caroline Burkhart is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship. She is studying Dramatic Arts at Sarah Lawrence College.
Matt Burkhart is the recipient of a $3,000 scholarship. He is studying Music-Performance/Manage at Whittier College.
The BIC Scholarship Program, currently in its 47th year, continues to support future leaders and help employees’ children defray the cost of college and graduate school. BIC awarded a total of $126,000 in merit scholarships to 85 students in the U.S. this year, and has awarded more than $2.5 million to date.
BIC (us.bicworld.com) is a leading manufacturer of stationery products, lighters and shavers. The company’s North American headquarters is located in Shelton, Conn., and its iconic lighters are manufactured in Milford, Conn. For more than 50 years, BIC has honored the tradition of providing high-quality, affordable products that are accessible to all. Through this unwavering dedication, BIC has become one of the most recognized brands in the world today, delivering “More for your money…Always!”