Sterling College alumnus Jim Brackensick and his wife Cindy recently made a $50,000 donation to Sterling College. The funds will be used for the general scholarship fund, the stadium renovation project, and four named student scholarships.
Brackensick graduated from Sterling in 1979 with a degree in business administration. He went on to the Culinary Institute of America and graduated in 1980 with an Applied Occupational Science degree. Jim entered the hospitality industry and made his mark in the Middle East, Far East, Asia, Micronesia, Europe, South America and the U.S.
Brackensick has been with Rosewood Hotel and Resorts in Dallas, Texas, as senior vice president of purchasing for the past 25 years. He is a past member of Sterling College’s National Advisory Council, and he and his wife have been active in supporting the College for more than 20 years. Their most recent gift was prompted by their desire to provide more for Sterling College students. “We want to see students at Sterling receive significant financial assistance so that SC will be affordable for them,” said Brackensick. “My Sterling education helped me prepare for my career and the Lord’s challenges in life, and I want to see other stud