McDonald's® Recognizes 55 High School Graduates In Greater Philadelphia With College Scholarships

by Marilyn Roca Enriquez in

PHILADELPHIA -- Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RRMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region and McDonald's Owner/Operators of the Greater Philadelphia Region, Inc., are pleased to award 55 high school seniors with college scholarships for their academic achievements, leadership accomplishments and demon-strated commitment to giving back to their community. In total, $131,000 in scholarships has been awarded through the following programs:

  • RMHC®/African American Future Achievers program for African American high school seniors
  • RMHC®/Asian Students Increasing Achievement (ASIA) program for Asian and Pacific Islander high school seniors
  • RMHC®/Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources® (HACER®) program for Latino high school seniors
  • RMHC® Scholars program for all interested applicants, regardless of ethnicity

A panel of judges review the appli-cations and select each year's scholarship recipients.  Winners were selected based on academic achievement, community involvement, financial need and plans to attend a two- or four-year college during the next academic year. For a list of winners, visit