Local students get Archways Scholarships

Jennifer Cox, general manager of the Greensboro McDonalds with D'Andre McLendon Joshua Miller, Brylasha Parks, Davion Peek and franchise owner Jodi Hudson.


McDonald’s is committed to helping employees further their education and achieve their dreams in a BIG way.  The owners of the McDonald’s in Greene county awarded $15,000 in tuition assistance scholarships to employees graduating from high school last week at the Greene County High School Honors Night. The Archways to Opportunity scholarship is a yearly $2,500 in tuition assistance to team members who have worked for McDonald’s for at least 90 days and 15 hours/week. 

Students who received their award work at the local Greensboro McDonald’s.  Six Greene county students were recognized and awarded a $2500 tuition assistance scholarship.  Roderick McFarland, D’Andre McLendon, Joshua Miller, Brylasha Parks, Davion Peek and Kiana Rowland have all worked for the company balancing the demands of schoolwork and a job. 

Davion Peek plans to attend the College of Coastal Georgia in the fall.

The General Manager for Greensboro, Jennifer Cox, presented the award certificates to her student team members. Jodi Hudson, who owns the restaurants with her husband John, shared, “we look forward to seeing a great future for these young ladies and gentlemen. It is an honor to be able to provide this opportunity to see these students continue their education.”

These scholarships can be used to further the student’s education through a technical or vocational school, a community college or a four-year university. 

The Hudsons own five restaurants in the Lake country area, including Greensboro, Eatonton and Milledgeville locations.

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