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Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater North Texas Scholarship Program funded by local McDonald’s owner/operators and community donations



DALLAS (June 15, 2023) — Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater North Texas (RMHCNTX) announced 30 local high school seniors as recipients of its 2023 Scholarships Program. Each student will receive a $2,000 scholarship, funded by the McDonald’s owner/operators of North Texas. The annual scholarship program awards more than $60,000 to North Texas area students, recognizing outstanding academic achievements and community involvement.


“On behalf of all the McDonald’s of North Texas owner/operators, I’d like to congratulate the class of 2023 and our scholarship recipients,” said Cliff Johnson, local McDonald’s owner/operator and chairman of the RMHCNTX Board.


The 30 recipients include students from various high schools across North Texas. The 2023 RMHCNTX Scholarship recipients are:


  • Josephine Akinrotimi, Lake Highlands High School – Dallas
  • Jack Allen, Corsicana High School – Corsicana
  • Samantha Aos, Midlothian High School – Midlothian
  • Braydon Atkins, Crandall High School – Crandall
  • Heidi Bravo Silva, Duncanville High School – Duncanville
  • Jayden Brown, Irving High School – Irving
  • Taylor Campbell, Cedar Hill High School – Cedar Hill
  • Jenna Crum, White Oak High School – White Oak
  • Hannah Eustasio, Booker T. Washington High School – Dallas
  • Luke Farr, Longview High School – Longview
  • Benjamin Hatfield, Longview High School – Longview
  • Cung Lian, Lake Highlands High School – Dallas
  • Paisley Lowery, Gilmer High School – Gilmer
  • Camila Lucio, New Tech High School at BF Darrell – Dallas
  • Oyindamola Madandola, Lake Highlands High School – Dallas
  • Gisela Martinez, Trimble Tech High School – Fort Worth
  • Karla Mendoza, Midlothian High School – Midlothian
  • Ana Morales, Bullard High School – Bullard
  • Sierra Nguyen, James W. Martin High School – Arlington
  • Lord Owusu, Lake Highlands High School – Dallas
  • Lillian Purdum, Longview High School – Longview
  • Kalyce Richardson, Azle High School – Azle
  • Jasmine Rios , James W. Martin High School – Arlington
  • Alexis Skidmore, L. D. Bell High School – Hurst
  • Jose Solis, Jr., Irving High School – Irving
  • Brooklyn Studinski, L. D. Bell High School – Hurst
  • Lisseth Venegas, Irving High School – Irving
  • Tya Venters, Longview High School – Longview
  • Carson Wallace, Spring Hill High School – Longview
  • Tatum Willard, Woodrow Wilson High School – Dallas


The annual scholarship program begins accepting applications each fall. Since local McDonald’s owner/operators founded the program in 1988, more than $2.7 million has been awarded to North Texas high school seniors. For more information, visit

About McDonald’s of North Texas

McDonald’s of North Texas is a co-operative of local business owners who own and operate more than 350 McDonald’s restaurants in the Greater Dallas-Fort Worth area. McDonald’s of North Texas restaurants employ more than 17,500 people in the Greater Dallas, Fort Worth and Tyler community. Follow McDonald’s North Texas on Instagram @McDonaldsNorthTexas and Facebook @McDonaldsNorthTexas.

About RMHC of Greater North Texas

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater North Texas (RMHC of Greater North Texas) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Our programs are grassroots-driven to enable us to offer help where children and families need it most–right in their own communities. RMHC of Greater North Texas is part of a global network of chapters making a positive impact on the lives of children and families in 65 countries and regions around the world.



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