Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company Scholarship

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of Davenport became an official independent franchise in Iowa in 1995. Todd Johnson is the Vice-President and General Manager of this local company and a Pleasant Valley alumni. A.D. Huesing Bottling Works in Rock Island, IL dates back to the 1930’s.  Johnson’s grandfather eventually bought out the last Huesing family member and was then granted a franchise from Pepsico. But one thing has not changed: adhering to the Fundamentals of operating the business.

The company operates in three counties in Iowa:  Scott, Clinton and Muscatine.  They carry the entire Pepsi portfolio, as well as Aquifina, G2 Gatorade, Frappuccino, Lipton, and SoBe.  Pepsi has always been focused on providing accounts with the best possible customer service. The company has upgraded its warehouse in terms of new technology. The relationship with customers has always been one of the key attributes for successful beverage distribution. Pepsi’s partnership with the schools is just one of the many areas that Pepsi strives to maintain their customer relations. 

Criteria to Apply:

  • Be a graduating senior of PVHS
  • Plan to attend a college or vocational school upon graduation
  • Have a strong community service record
  • Special consideration will be given for financial need

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay:

  • Describe what ways will you continue your stgrong commitment to community service in your adult live above and beyond your career goal.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us why you've chosen your field of study.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us what your plans are after your post-secondary education is complete.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us about one of the following: your ability to problem solve, work with others, and/or your dedication to the community.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us how you've overcome an obstacle.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us anything else about yourself you think the selection committee would like to know.

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Past Scholarship Recipients

2022     Hope Willwerth
2021     Jack Umland
2020    Austin Rector
2019     Lindsey Voss
2018     Camden Glenn
2017     Rachel Barber
2016     Brenna Bleeker
2015     Caroltta Dooley
2014     Kennedy Bradley
2013     Olivia Garman
2012     Joseph Peterson
2011      Elizabeth Eckland