$20,000 College Scholarship For a Tweet: Thanks KFC

It looks like that generous secretive old Colonel is up to his old tricks again. This time he isn’t making us delicious succulent chicken but instead giving away money! KFC were offering a $20,000 college scholarship and a young lady went and landed it with her Tweet!

The ‘finger lickin good’ Louisville KFC restaurant chain picked out 17 year old Amanda Russell’s Tweet from 2,800 of them that were looking to get the scholarship. There was a limit on the Tweet that was 140 characters long. That is $142 per character as Amanda reached the limit.

If they didn’t just pick it out of a hat or at random then I can see why it was picked. The Tweet brought a little smile to my face, here it is “Hey Colonel! Your scholarship’s the secret ingredient missing from my recipe for success! Got the grades, drive, just need cash!” Brilliant!

To read more about the teen and this story head on over to huffing ton post by clicking here. Nice one Colonel! So what is that secret ingredient? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.