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This CEO's footing the college tuition bill for an Arkansas high school.

from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2007

In January 2007, Claiborne Deming, President and former CEO of Murphy Oil Corporation in El Dorado, Arkansas, told seniors at the local high school, “Your college education is paid for.” Backed by a $50 million commitment, the scholarships cover in-state tuition (or equivalent) for grads who take 12-plus credits a semester and maintain a 2.0 GPA. Rich!

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