SNU Awards Dan Cathy Leadership Scholarship

Southern Nazarene University student, Khortnie Neal, is the first recipient of the Dan Cathy Leadership Scholarship.

Southern Nazarene University, The Zig Ziglar Center for Ethical Leadership and the Peer Learning Network awarded the Dan Cathy Leadership Scholarship to Khortnie K. Neal, a Junior at Southern Nazarene University, in recognition of Mr. Cathy’s presentation at Peer Learning Network. Neal, an outstanding accounting major from Oklahoma City, was chosen to receive the scholarship due to her superior work ethic and high GPA within the School of Business.

“I am so excited and grateful to have received this scholarship. It was an honor to meet Mr. Cathy and hear his perspective on running a successful business,” said Neal.

This one-time scholarship was awarded to the outstanding junior business major, nominated by the faculty of the School of Business. The funding for this scholarship was provided by Peer Learning Network in honor of Dan Cathy. As COO of Chik-fil-A, Cathy and Chik-fil-A have awarded over $28,000,000 in scholarships to students across the United States.

Southern Nazarene University's mission is to transform lives through higher education in Christ-centered community. As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth and the practice of discipleship, all within the Wesleyan-holiness tradition, as we prepare graduates who THINK with clarity, ACT with integrity and SERVE with purpose.