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Border Foods’ Own Awarded $125,000 in Live Más Scholarships


“Live Más” in Spanish translates to “live more” but when it comes to the Taco Bell Foundation, we see it really play out as “give more!” The Foundation has generously awarded 12 of our team members a total of $125,000 in Live Más Scholarships.

Throughout April and May, we enjoyed traveling around Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan and even Montana to celebrate each of our 2023 Live Más recipients who work in our restaurants while also pursuing higher education.

Congratulations to Khoi Le in Plymouth, MN for securing the highest amount available to applicants at one time: $25,000! 

Working students with a variety of vocational interests from construction to education to music have benefitted from the Live Más Scholarship over the years. We’re proud to be a part of something so instrumental in helping our people pursue their passions! Border Foods offers additional educational support with two of its own scholarships.

“Live más” teaches us to dream bigger and live boldly.


Congratulations to the following Live Más recipients!


$25,000 Scholarship

Khoi Le, Plymouth, MN
Interest: Science


$10,000 Scholarships

Chase Brewer, Saint Paul, MN
Interest: Beauty & Fashion

Ethan Grilz, Maplewood, MN
Interest: Technology

Hailey Mitchell, Bettendorf, IA
Interest: Education

James Brillhart, Lowell, MI
Interest: Construction

Jayden Beach, Zeeland, MI
Interest: Technology

Lee Lor, Brooklyn Center, MN
Interest: Health & Fitness

Mariam Abdalla, Woodbury, MN
Interest: Science

Sabrina Bennett, Billings, MT
Interest: Social Work

Simon Minor, Kalamazoo, MI
Interest: Science


$5,000 Scholarships

Brendan Conard, Rockford, MI
Interest: Technology

Margaret Muneton, Eden Prairie, MN
Interest: Education