3 students win Ronald McDonald scholarships

MANATEE — Three Manatee County high school students have been named recepients of scholarships from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay. In all, 46 students from the region’s 11 counties were honored.

The Manatee students are Hiram Adorno of Bayshore High School; Jose Cruz of Braden River High School; and Tony Leon of Palmetto High School.

Each scholarship provides two years of tuition to any community college in Florida.

The recepients were honored at a luncheon in Tampa on Dec. 2.