Simmons Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donor: Simmons Food Inc.

Established: 2006

This scholarship was created by the Simmons family and the people of Simmons Foods, Inc. to further the education of young people in business, engineering and other areas, applying knowledge to their life’s work.  Simmons is one of the country’s top privately held poultry processors, and pet food manufacturers.  It employs over 6,000 team members at facilities in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Jersey, and Toronto, Canada, with their corporate office in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.  John Brown University and Simmons Foods have enjoyed a great relationship for many years.  Mark Simmons, Chairman of Simmons Foods, has been a member of the John Brown University Board of Trustees since April, 1985.