Local McDonald’s® Operators and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Announce 2013 HOPE Scholarship Recipients

2013-06-26T13:44:00Z Local McDonald’s® Operators and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Announce 2013 HOPE Scholarship RecipientsContributed by Nikki Lopez nwitimes.com
June 26, 2013 1:44 pm  • 

The Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators (NIMO) and the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana will host a special press conference and award ceremony to honor the recipients of the 2013 HOPE Scholarship. The HOPE Scholarship was established through a partnership between NIMO and the Food Bank of NWI to support graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing degrees in business management, hospitality and agricultural studies.

Students from surrounding high schools will each receive a non-renewable scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Scholarship recipients were selected based on their academic excellence, community involvement, and financial need.

The 2013 HOPE Scholarship recipients are:

Kaitlyn Adkins – Portage High School Anissa Ortiz – Epic Academy Charter High School

Sergio Hernandez – South Newton High School Alexandra Pavlinac – Portage High School

Kiesha Jackson – 21st Century Charter School Sarah Reed – Crown Point High School

Arielle Martin – Munster High School Zachary Smith – Portage High School

Emily Mis – Munster High School Cody Spoolstra – Portage High School

WHEN: Thursday, June 27, 2013

2 to 2:30 p.m. – press conference

WHERE: Food Bank of Northwest Indiana

2248 W. 35th Ave.

Gary, IN 46408

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