The Official Website of the Southeastern Conference
The Official Website of the Southeastern Conference

SEC announces Dr Pepper Go Teach tuition recipients

35 days ago
Photo: The College Football Playoff Foundation | Extra Yard for Teachers

The College Football Playoff Foundation in partnership with Dr Pepper, has partnered with the SEC to award one student-athlete from each SEC institution $2,500 in tuition support and the chance to receive an additional $20,000 in tuition as the grand prize winner.

Each SEC institution selected one student-athlete to receive a Dr Pepper Go Teach Tuition valued at $2,500. This program is open to student-athletes across all institutional sponsored sports programs and academic classifications who are enrolled in or applying to enroll in a teacher preparation program, an affiliated education program or an alternative teacher certificate program. The College Football Playoffs Foundation will select one recipient to receive the grand prize of an additional $20,000 ($22,500 total).

The Dr. Pepper Go Teach Grand Prize winner will be announced on SEC Nation during the SEC Championship on December 19, 2020.


Below are the SEC student - athlete nominees:

Alabama Ariyah Copeland Women's Basketball
Arkansas Alyssa Lemon Swimming and Diving
Auburn Jessica Merritt Swimming and Diving
Florida Theresa Swertfager Softball
Georgia Jordyn Pedersen Gymnastics
Kentucky Madisyn Peeples Women's Track and Field/Cross Country
LSU Amanda Doyle Softball
Mississippi Lindsey Johnson Softball
Mississippi State Broadie King Football
Missouri Karina Liz Women's Track and Field/Cross Country
South Carolina Kaden Briggs Men's Track and Field
Tennessee Danielle Mahaffey Volleyball
Texas A&M Samantha Siebenaller Women's Swimming and Diving
Vanderbilt Bryanna Leyen Bowling

For more on the Dr Pepper Go Teach Tuition Giveaway opportunity: click here.