LUMBERTON — Two Robeson County high school students recently were named recipients of Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarships.
Kindly Hagans, of Pembroke, and Taylor Raines, of Lumberton, each received a $1,000 scholarship from Ronald McDonald House Charities of NC in recognition of their academic achievements and community involvement.
Hagans, 18, attended Purnell Swett High School, and Raines, 18, attended Lumberton High School.
The recipients were honored during a reception at the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill earlier this summer.
Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarship recipients were chosen based on their leadership skills, academic success, community involvement, financial need and a personal essay describing how they intend to make a difference in society.