CLINTON, S.C. - Presbyterian College is pleased to announce its new five-year partnership with Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated (CCBCC) as the official soft drink vendor for Presbyterian College and Presbyterian College Athletics.

“Coca-Cola’s involvement with Presbyterian College is a great opportunity for our athletic department,” said Brian Reese, PC’s director of Athletics. “The commitment by Coca-Cola is outstanding. When alumni, fans, and future student-athletes walk into any of our athletic venues, they will immediately see this commitment and partnership.”

The company will also have a valuable presence as part of Campus Life activities.

“We are excited to partner with Coca-Cola over the next five years,” said Susan Maddux, PC’s vice president for administration and finance. “This partnership and agreement will be significant to key areas of Presbyterian College. We will be providing to our students, faculty, and staff some of the most recognized brands in the world. Coca-Cola’s commitment to sustainability and the environment is outstanding as well.”

CCBCC’s brands, in addition to Coca-Cola, include Dr. Pepper, Sprite, Dasani Water, Smart Water, and Monster Energy, just to name a few. The company encourages volunteer opportunities among its employees, sponsors youth programs and YMCA’s, and is committed to programs that promote a healthy and active lifestyle among today’s youth. The company participates in fundraising for numerous charitable organizations, and is committed to sustainability through the use of water efficient plants and factories, by protecting wildlife diversity, and through promoting recycling programs.

“We are thrilled to be associated with a company that does so much for others out in the community,” said Reese. “Coca-Cola’s values are a perfect match to PC’s commitment to not only academic excellence, but also to our motto of service to others.”

CCBCC is the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States, with corporate offices in Charlotte, N.C. The partnership between the company and PC began July 1, 2015.