MAX4Kids Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship Winners 

Opelika High School's Ronald Reese Jr. (pictured far right) was one of the 10 recipients of the MAX4Kids Foundation's $5,000 scholarships.  



The MAX4Kids Foundation recently announced that 10 high school seniors have been selected to receive $5,000 scholarships. 

“The MAX4Kids Foundation is honored to award 10 worthy recipients with this scholarship to further their education,” said MAX4Kids President Tony Graydon. “We know that the increased cost of higher education can be a factor for many families, and these scholarships can help by reducing concerns that they may have.” 

The high school seniors from Autauga, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lee and Montgomery counties were selected from over 60 applicants representing 33 different schools. 

The recipients include: 

– Elena Adams, Edgewood Academy

– Bryce Brown, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School 

– Campbell Hughes, Hooper Academy 

– Mia Johnson, Booker T. Washington Magnet High School 

– Micaiah June, Luverne High School 

– Arthur Kelly, Robert E. Lee High School 

– Isabella Navidad, The Montgomery Academy 

– Ronald Reese Jr., Opelika High School 

– Alana Wilkinson, Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School 

– Becca Worrell, Wetumpka High School. 

The accomplishments of these high school seniors were recognized by the MAX4Kids Foundation at the reception held in their honor at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, a MAX Community Giving partner. 

Scholarship applications for 2024 high school graduates will be available at in September 2023. Students can download the application, which includes the submission requirements, along with important deadlines. 


The MAX4Kids Foundation is a nonprofit organization that was created in 2001 by MAX associates to give back to the communities in which MAX Credit Union serves. Throughout the year, MAX holds various fundraisers that include the MAX4Kids Annual Charity Golf Tournament and Clay Shoot, blue jean days and other events to raise money. To date, the foundation has awarded more than $595,000 through the MAX4Kids Scholarship program to high school seniors for their scholastic achievements. In total, the MAX4Kids Foundation has donated over $1.5 million to children’s charities and scholarships in Central and East Alabama. 


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