Dean Wade from St. John High School nominated to play in McDonalds All American Games

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IN 2015 McDONALD’S ALL AMERICAN GAMES

Local Student-Athletes in the Running to Play in Prestigious High School Basketball Event in Chicago

WICHITA, KS JANUARY 2015– McDonald’s is pleased to announce the 823 high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games. This year’s list includes players from 47 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee. Five players hail from Wichita, Andover & St. John– Four male and one female players. The local players nominated for the 2015 Games include:

  • Nathan Bain, Sunrise Christian High School, Bel Aire
  • Jahmal McMurray, Sunrise Christian High School, Bel Aire
  • Roosevelt Smart, Sunrise Christian High School, Bel Aire
  • Dean Wade, St. John High School, St. John
  • Jaylyn Agnew, Andover High School, Andover

A complete list of 2015 McDonald’s All American Games Nominees is available at www.mcdaag.com. McDonald’s will name the final roster of 24 boys and 24 girls who will be selected to play in the 2015 Games during the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Show on ESPNU, airing Jan. 28 at 5:00 pm CT.

The 38th Annual Boys Game will tip-off on Wednesday, Apr. 1 at 8:00 pm CT from Chicago’s United Center and will be broadcast on ESPN. The 14th Annual Girls Game will precede the Boys Game, beginning at 5:30 pm CT and will broadcast live on ESPNU. Information regarding tickets for the 2015 McDonald’s All American Games is available at Ticketmaster. Tickets for the 2015 Games go on sale Saturday, Jan. 17 at 10:00 am CT. Tickets start as low as $10 and include free parking. There is also the popular family four-pack option which includes four tickets, four soft drinks and four hot dogs – all for $53.

Net proceeds from the Games benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). The Games have raised over $11 million for RMHC since their inception in 1978. At RMHC, programs like the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room provide stability and vital resources to families so they can get and keep their child healthy and happy.

@McDAAG Make sure to follow the McDonald’s All American Games Twitter handle, @McDAAG, to receive up-to-date information and a behind-the-scenes look at the 2015 Games including key announcements, local player/coach recognitions, fan giveaways and historical Games facts and figures.