KFC announces winner of contest to name baby after Colonel Sanders


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A baby in North Carolina has $11,000 in her college fund, all thanks to her name.

In August, KFC announced babies born on Colonel Harland Sanders’ birthday, September 9, and given the name “Harland” would be eligible for an $11,000 college tuition.

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On Monday, KFC announced little Harland Rose was the winner.

She was born on Colonel Sanders’ birthday and weighed in at 8 pounds 1 ounce.

In the announcement on Twitter. KFC said Harland Rose “will be ushering in an all-new generation of Harlands.”