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16 Local Students Nominated for 2012 McDonald's All American Games
16 Local Students Nominated for 2012 McDonald's All American Games

 

This notice comes to us from English Young: Today, McDonald’s announced the list of players nominated for the 2012 McDonald’s All American Games. Of the 600 nominees selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principles and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee, 16 players hail from the Greater Washington, D.C. area  – 7 male and 9 female players. The local players nominated for the 2012 Games include:

Male Nominees:

§  Arnuad Adala-Moto, Episcopal High School, Alexandria

§  Jephany Brown, Howard D. Woodson High School, Washington, DC

§  Kayode Ajenifuja, High Point High School, Beltsville, MD

§  Dominique Fortune, High Point High School, Beltsville, MD

§  Jerami Grant, DeMatha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, MD

§  James Robinson, DeMatha Catholic High School, Hyattsville, MD

§  Justin Anderson, Montrose Christian School, Rockville, MD

 

Female Nominees:

§  Janae Blount, Howard D. Woodson High School, Washington, DC

§  Chanel Green, Howard D. Woodson High School, Washington, DC

§  Logan Battle, West Springfield High School, Springfield, VA

§  Alexis Carter, Osbourn Park High School, Manassas, VA

§  Kelila Atkinson, Riverdale Baptist School, Upper Marlboro, MD

§  Jonquel Jones, Riverdale Baptist School, Upper Marlboro, MD

§  Jennie, Simms, Riverdale Baptist School, Upper Marlboro, MD

§  Katie McCormick, St. Mary's Ryken, Leonardtown, MD

§  Faith Randolph, Good Counsel High School, Olney, MD

 

The complete list of 2012 McDonald’s All American Games nominees is available at www.mcdaag.com. The final roster of 24 boys and 24 girls selected to play in the 2012 Games will be announced during the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Show on ESPNU, airing February 9 at 5 p.m. ET. 

“Each year the Greater Washington, D.C. area produces elite basketball athletes,” said McDonald’s Franchisee Jim Van Valkenburg. “The McDonald’s All American Games is a platform for these 16 students to launch their sports career and join the ranks of All American alumni such as Michael Jordon, Carmelo Anthony and Maya Moore.”

The 35th annual Boys Game will tip-off on Wednesday, March 28 at 8:30 p.m. CT from Chicago’s United Center and will be broadcast on ESPN.  Immediately preceding the Boys Game will be the 11th annual McDonald’s All American Girls Game which tips-off at 6 p.m. CT and will broadcast live on ESPNU.  Information regarding tickets for the 2012 McDonald’s All American Games is available at Ticketmaster.

Proceeds from the Games will benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI). To date, millions of dollars have been donated to RMHC Chapters from proceeds generated by McDonald’s All American Games.

 

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