It didn’t take long for Operator Kristie Bergstrom to see the potential in one of her new Team Members at Chick-fil-A Long Beach Traffic Circle. College student Nelson Rivera hit the ground running, working six days a week to help support his family and pay his way through school.
Whether on stage, in the classroom or behind the counter, Chick-fil-A 2019 True Inspiration Scholarship winner Corryn Barnes knows the meaning of hard work. Following the lead of her supportive parents, Tommy and Diana, Barnes grew up believing that no dream is too big – even one to become the President of the United States.
In the summer of 1948, Eddie White showed up for his first day of work at the Dwarf Grill in Hapeville, Georgia. The oldest of seven children, he felt a responsibility to help his parents support the family. The restaurant’s owner, Truett Cathy, had a similar story, and was glad to offer White a summer job.