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