Cracker Barrel joins Urban League of Middle Tennessee in honoring student achievement

September 18, 2010

More than 55 Nashville students are better prepared for college after participating in the NULITES/Project Ready program coordinated by the Urban League of Middle Tennessee. There were over 170 attendees including honorees, family members, teachers, community partners, program participants, and other supporters. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® congratulated the students and their families by serving Campfire Beef and Campfire Chicken entrees during the celebration.

With the assistance of NULITES/Project Ready participants, students in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade were honored during the Achievement Matters – Doing The Right Thing Celebration. There were over 170 attendees including honorees, family members, teachers, community partners, program participants, and other supporters.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® congratulated the students and their families by serving Campfire Beef and Campfire Chicken entrees during the celebration. The Project Ready campaign serves high school students who desire a college education by focusing on math and language skills, enhancing the development of personal and social skills, and increasing their cultural and historical awareness.

“Cracker Barrel has been a tremendous partner for the Urban League of Middle Tennessee by supporting our efforts to encourage excellence in youth and assisting adult job seekers,” said Patricia Parrish Stokes, President and CEO of the Urban League of Middle Tennessee. “We appreciate our friends at Cracker Barrel and their demonstrated commitment to community and service.”