DALLAS – Military students can
turn good grades into rewards with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service’s You
Made the Grade program. From first-graders to high school seniors, pupils who
maintain a B average or higher are eligible for the program that recognizes
The You Made the Grade program
rewards military students with a coupon booklet filled with free offers and
discounts, including a free regular six-inch Subway sandwich and a Burger King
Tendergrill chicken sandwich. Those who make the grade also will score Snack
Avenue coupons for a free 16-ounce drink, a complimentary hot dog and more.
Other offers include $5 off
a $25 iTunes gift card, as well as discounts on clothing and shoes, among
others. Additionally, students with a B average or better can enter the You
Made the Grade semiannual sweepstakes to receive gift cards worth $2,000, $1,500
“The Exchange is proud to reward
military students who make it their mission to do well in school,” said Col.
Thomas Ockenfels, the Exchange’s chief of staff. “Service members’ children
face unique challenges inside and outside the classroom,” he said, noting MilitaryFamily.org
reports most military children will attend nine different schools from
kindergarten through 12th grade. “The Exchange recognizes these students’ challenges,
and they deserve to be rewarded.”
Students, including those who
are home schooled, can receive a You Made the Grade coupon booklet by
presenting a valid military I.D. and proof of an overall B average at their nearest
Exchange customer service area. Eligible students can pick up one coupon booklet
for each qualifying report card. Entries for the gift card sweepstakes drawing can
be submitted twice a year, with drawings typically held in June and December.
Students and guardians can visit their local Exchange for
more information about the Exchange’s You Made the Grade program.