The Las Vegas premium pizza delivery company dedicated to quality and freshness – Papa John’s – launches a new commitment delivering brighter futures to deserving high school seniors through its “A Better Slice for Education” scholarship program. “We are committed to assisting college bound high school seniors in these tough times achieve their dreams of a higher education,” said Jim Polito, Papa John’s Director of Operations. “All Las Vegas Valley Papa John’s locations are united to help support seniors who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership and community involvement through $1,000 scholarships.” Administered by non-profit The Public Education Foundation (the Foundation), Clark County high school seniors are encouraged to visit www.thepef.org/scholarships.xml to download the Papa John’s “A Better Slice For Education” scholarship application. Applications can also be picked-up at any Papa John’s location (see www.papajohns.com for a complete listing) or by visiting the Foundation offices at 3360 West Sahara Avenue, Suite 160, Las Vegas, NV 89102, (702) 799-1042. Completed scholarship applications and supporting documents must be submitted by the February 29 deadline to the Foundation for academic year 2012 – 2013. “We are grateful for the generosity of Papa John’s and applaud their support of our scholarship program,” said Clarice Donnelly, scholarship coordinator for The Public Education Foundation. “This is a wonderful example of how business can make a difference that truly helps our students succeed in life.” Since 1994, the Foundation has awarded more than 2,800 scholarships totaling $6 million to local high school seniors. About Papa John’s Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza company. For 10 of the past 12 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLV, XLVI and XLVII. For more information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com. About The Public Education Foundation The Public Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing community and global resources to meet the challenges of educating a growing and diverse Southern Nevada population. The Foundation’s programs and initiatives are designed to improve student performance and advance quality educational opportunities for all children. Since 1991, The Foundation has raised more than $55 million to improve teaching and learning in Southern Nevada’s public schools. For more information visit http://www.thepef.org.