(INDIANAPOLIS) – McDonald’s is supporting the next generation of basketball talent by unveiling the list of more than 800 top male and female high school seniors from across the country who have been nominated to play in the prestigious 2019 McDonald’s All American Games, and one player hails from Bedford.
The local player nominated for the 2019 McDonald’s All American Girls Game is Jorie Allen from Bedford North Lawrence High School.
This year’s list includes players from 46 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee. A complete list of 2019 McDonald’s All American Games Nominees is available at www.mcdaag.com.
The final rosters of the top 24 Boys and 24 Girls for the 2019 McDonald’s All American Games will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN’s The Jump and at 6 p.m. ET on SportsCenter. Follow @McDAAG on Twitter and Instagram for more information in the lead up to the announcement
The 42nd Annual Boys Game will tip-off on Wednesday, March 27 from Atlanta’s State Farm Arena and will be broadcast on ESPN2. The 18th Annual Girls Game will precede the Boys Game and will broadcast live on ESPN2.
McDonald’s All American Games will again benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) through its network of local Chapters. At RMHC, programs like the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room provide comfort and compassion to families with sick children so they are fully supported and able to be a part of their children’s care.
In addition to investing in the future of basketball and local communities, McDonald’s is committed to investing in the future of its employees through Archways to Opportunity. This comprehensive education strategy with multiple programs gives crew members an opportunity to improve English skills, earn a high school diploma, work toward a college degree or receive college and career advising.
Be sure to follow the McDonald’s All American Games Twitter handle, @McDAAG, and Instagram Handle, mcdaag, to receive exclusive up-to-date information and a behind-the-scenes look at the 2019 Games including key announcements, local player/coach recognitions, fan giveaways, and historical Games facts and figures.
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About Ronald McDonald House Charities®
Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®), is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) corporation that creates, finds, and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Through its global network of nearly 275 Chapters in more than 64 countries and regions, and its three core programs: the Ronald McDonald House®, the Ronald McDonald Family Room®, and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile®, RMHC helps families with sick children stay together, and close to the medical care their child needs at leading hospitals worldwide. RMHC programs not only provide access to quality health care, but they also enable family-centered care ensuring families are fully supported and actively involved in their children’s care. For more information, visit rmhc.org. Follow RMHC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.