Twelve eastern North Carolina students, including Robynique Willis-Brown of Greenville, have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina and local McDonald’s owner/operators for their academic achievement and community involvement.
The scholarship recipients were recognized at an awards banquet at the Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina. Willis-Brown is a student at Pitt Community College.
“Each year, I am impressed by the applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to furthering their education,” Lisa Mckenzie, an eastern N.C. McDonald’s owner/operator, said. “It’s an honor to reward these 12 students scholarships. Through programs like this and other local education-based initiatives, McDonald’s owner/operators in eastern N.C. are committed to supporting our students’ pursuits of their higher education goals.”
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