Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

June 8, 2012

Mineral Wells student winner of $1,000 Burger King scholars award

Mineral Wells Index

— MIAMI – The Burger King Scholars Program named Mariah Lawhon, from Mineral Wells High School, a recipient of a 2012 $1,000 scholarship award.

Created in memory of Burger King co-founder James W. McLamore, the Burger King Scholars program has awarded a total of 17,064 scholarships to deserving students and employees across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, representing $17.6 million in awards since the program’s inception in 2000.

“The Burger King Scholars program helps to ensure that committed and accomplished students can make their dreams and ambitions a possibility. It’s important that students believe in themselves and aspire to be whatever their hearts desire,” said Andrea Tejada, executive director, Burger King McLamore Foundation. “We are continuing the tradition of awarding a record number of scholarships and plan to keep this endeavor going.”

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