August 31, 2012 - Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) graduate student Annatasia Miller of Knoxville, Tenn., has received a $5,000 scholarship from Auntie Anne’s, Inc., in recognition of her outstanding spirit to give back to her community and her educational accomplishments.

Miller has been employed by Auntie Anne’s for five years and serves as a crewmember at the West Town Mall location in Knoxville. She is a 2006 high school graduate and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in Spanish. She is currently pursuing her nursing degree at LMU.

As part of the company’s vision to invest in employees, Auntie Anne’s recognized seven students from across the country for their outstanding achievement both in and out of the classroom. Now in its seventh year, this post-secondary scholarship is available to all Auntie Anne’s employees as well as their dependents and grandchildren.

Auntie Anne’s, Inc. is the world’s largest franchisor of hand-rolled soft pretzels, supporting more than 1,200 Auntie Anne’s Pretzels locations worldwide. The concept mixes, twists and bakes pretzels to golden brown perfection in full view of customers. For more information about Auntie Anne’s, Inc., visit

Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at LMU, contact the Office of Admissions at 423-869-6280 or e-mail at

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Caption: (L-R) Auntie Anne’s Southeast Regional Director Genia Adair, LMU student Annatasia Miller and Auntie Anne’s Store Support Representative Kathleen Derusha.

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