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Satisfacción en la erudición

Satisfaction in scholarship

RMHC/HACER program recognizes outstanding students


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Bronx senior Fernando Fernández (center), headed to the University of Pennsylvania, was honored with an RMHC/HACER scholarship.

It was the Happiest Meal.

17 outstanding Hispanic school seniors and their families were recently recognized with a luncheon and ceremony at Yankee Stadium, as hosted by representatives from Ronald McDonald House Charities and McDonald’s Corporate and local McDonald’s Owner/Operators.

They all gathered to mark the 27th edition of the Ronald McDonald House Charities Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources (RMHC/HACER) Scholarship Program Awards.

The annual program, dedicated to assisting and supporting Hispanic high school seniors who want to pursue a higher education, honored the exceptional efforts students and awarded $300,000 in scholarship funds.

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The group was hosted at Yankee Stadium.

The HACER scholarship program was established by local Hispanic McDonald’s Owner/Operators in the New York metropolitan area as a way of providing opportunities to Hispanic youth, and to encourage and promote civic responsibility in their communities.

To date, the program has awarded almost $7 million in scholarships to more than 1,000 high-school seniors in the New York tri-state Area.

This year, the program received submissions from more than 2,000 students.

The 17 scholarship winners were recognized for their educational accomplishments and commitment to the Hispanic community by the RMHC/HACER selection committee, comprised by Hispanic media outlets, community influencers, education professionals, and McDonald’s local owners.

Karen Izquierdo (center) will attend the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College in the fall.
Karen Izquierdo (center) will attend the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College in the fall.

“In the past 27 years, close to $7 million dollars have been distributed to deserving students that have shown outstanding academic achievement, a deep commitment to the community, and a desire to pursue a college degree,” said Roberto Madan, Chairman of the local HACER Scholarship Program and McDonald’s Owner/Operator. “It has been a long road and a lot of effort on behalf of McDonald’s Hispanic Owners in the region to make this program a success.”

 

For more information on the Ronald McDonald House Charities New York Tri-State area, visit www.rmhcnewyorktri-state.org.


FULL LIST OF SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

1. Cynthia Erazo, Adelphi University, Elementary Education, Roosevelt, NY, 40,000
2. Christian Cappillo-Monzon, Drew University, Elementary Education, Passaic, NJ, 20,000
3. Bremy Alburquerque, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Biology, Elmhurst, NY, 16,000
4. Stephanie Farfan, SUNY Binghamton, Undecided, Brooklyn, NY, 16,000
5. Fernando Fernández, University of Pennsylvania, International Affairs/Relations, Bronx, NY, 16,000
6. Gussille Fernández, Cornell University, Biology with Pre-Med, Little Ferry, NJ, 16,000
7. Nathalie Hayot, Cornell University, Animal Studies, Cliffside Park, NJ, 16,000
8. Karen Izquierdo, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, Biological Sciences, New York, NY, 16,000
9. Christopher Jima, Queens College, Biology, Richmond Hill, NY, 16,000
10. Kimberly López Espinoza, Columbia University, Biomedical Engineering, Central Islip, NY, 16, 000
11. Daniel Maldonado, University of Pennsylvania, Economics, West Harrison, NY, 16,000
12. Natalia Munoz Pérez, Yale University, Biology, Brooklyn, NY, 16,000
13. Imani Russell, Vassar College, Undecided, Brooklyn, NY, 16,000
14. Saul Soto, Fordham University, Computer Science, Bronx, NY, 16,000
15. Julissa Tejeda, Columbia University, Engineering, Bronx, NY, 16,00
16. Marlene Ureña, Johns Hopkins University, Cell and Molecular Biology, Passaic, NJ, 16, 000
17. Zenyase Vivanco, New York University, Media, Culture and Communications, Mahopac, NY,16,000

Satisfacción en la erudición

Programa RMHC/HACER reconoce estudiante hispanos


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Estudiante Fernando Fernández (centro), quien asistirá a la Universidad de Pennsylvania, fue galardonado con una beca RMHC / HACER.

Fue la comida más feliz.

Los 17 ganadores de becas y sus familiares fueron reconocidos recientemente en el estadio de los Yankees. La ceremonia fue auspiciada por representantes de Ronald McDonald House Charities y de la corporación McDonald’s, y dueños/operadores locales de McDonald’s.

Se unieron para celebrar la 27ma edición de la entrega del programa de becas Ronald McDonald House Charities® Hispanic American Commitment to Educational Resources(RMHC/HACER).

El programa anual de becas dedicado a ayudar y apoyar a los estudiantes hispanos de high-school con deseos de obtener una educación superior, homenajeó a 17 estudiantes y entregó $300,000 en becas escolares.

Roberto Madan, local McDonald’s owner and Chairman of the HACER selection committee, and his wife Ana Maria Madan were joined by the Honorable Aurelia Greene, Deputy Bronx Borough President (far Leith, in green), who was there on behalf of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to present a proclamation, declaring Mon. Jun. 16th in the Bronx as RMHC/HACER Day.
Roberto Madan, local McDonald’s owner and Chairman of the HACER selection committee, and his wife Ana Maria Madan were joined by the Honorable Aurelia Greene, Deputy Bronx Borough President (far Leith, in green), who was there on behalf of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to present a proclamation, declaring Mon. Jun. 16th in the Bronx as RMHC/HACER Day.

El programa de becas HACER fue establecido por dueños/operadores hispanos de McDonald’s del área metropolitana de Nueva York para ofrecer oportunidades a los jóvenes hispanos, así como para fomentar y promocionar la responsabilidad cívica en sus comunidades. Hasta la fecha, el programa ha otorgado casi $7 millones de dólares en becas a más de 1,000 estudiantes en el último año de high-school del área tri-estatal de Nueva York.

Este año, el programa recibió solicitudes de más de 2,000 estudiantes. Los 17 ganadores de las becas fueron elegidos por sus logros educativos y su compromiso con la comunidad hispana por el comité de selección de RMHC/HACER, compuesto por medios hispanos, representantes comunitarios, profesionales de la educación y dueños/operadores de McDonald’s locales.

Karen Izquierdo (center) will attend the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College in the fall.
Karen Izquierdo (centro) asistirá a ‘Macaulay Honors College’ en ‘Hunter College’.

“Durante los últimos 27 años, se han repartido casi $7 millones de dólares a estudiantes ejemplares que han demostrado grandes logros académicos, un profundo compromiso con la comunidad y el deseo de obtener un título universitario”, declaró Roberto Madan, presidente local del programa de becas RMHC/HACER y dueño/operador de McDonald’s. “Ha sido un largo camino lleno de esfuerzos para los dueños hispanos de McDonald’s en la región el conseguir que el programa sea un éxito”.

 

Para más información sobre Ronald McDonald House Charities del área tri-estatal de Nueva York, visite www.rmhcnewyorktri-state.org.

 

La lista de ganadores de las becas

1. Cynthia Erazo, Adelphi University, Elementary Education, Roosevelt, NY, 40,000
2. Christian Cappillo-Monzon, Drew University, Elementary Education, Passaic, NJ, 20,000
3. Bremy Alburquerque, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Biology, Elmhurst, NY, 16,000
4. Stephanie Farfan, SUNY Binghamton, Undecided, Brooklyn, NY, 16,000
5. Fernando Fernández, University of Pennsylvania, International Affairs/Relations, Bronx, NY, 16,000
6. Gussille Fernández, Cornell University, Biology with Pre-Med, Little Ferry, NJ, 16,000
7. Nathalie Hayot, Cornell University, Animal Studies, Cliffside Park, NJ, 16,000
8. Karen Izquierdo, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, Biological Sciences, New York, NY, 16,000
9. Christopher Jima, Queens College, Biology, Richmond Hill, NY, 16,000
10. Kimberly López Espinoza, Columbia University, Biomedical Engineering, Central Islip, NY, 16, 000
11. Daniel Maldonado, University of Pennsylvania, Economics, West Harrison, NY, 16,000
12. Natalia Munoz Pérez, Yale University, Biology, Brooklyn, NY, 16,000
13. Imani Russell, Vassar College, Undecided, Brooklyn, NY, 16,000
14. Saul Soto, Fordham University, Computer Science, Bronx, NY, 16,000
15. Julissa Tejeda, Columbia University, Engineering, Bronx, NY, 16,00
16. Marlene Ureña, Johns Hopkins University, Cell and Molecular Biology, Passaic, NJ, 16, 000
17. Zenyase Vivanco, New York University, Media, Culture and Communications, Mahopac, NY, 16,000

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