Nelson Hachem, owner of McDonald's Restaurants in New Martinsville and St. Marys, presented a certificate to Magnolia High School's Zach Willhoite on being nominated for the 2014 McDonald's All-American High School Basketball Team.
At the same time, Hachem congratulated Head Basketball Coach Dave Tallman "for doing so much to help this young athlete and the rest of the team to achieve their very best."
Willhoite is one of only 984 high school players nationwide to be nominated. From that field, 24 male and 24 female athletes will be selected to be on this year's all-american teams.
At right in the photo is Nelson Hachem, owner of McDonald’s in St. Marys and New Martinsville, presenting Magnolia senior standout Zach Willhoite a certificate for being nominated to the McDonald’s All-American Team. Also pictured are his parents Bobbi and Randy Willhoite, second and fourth from left, respectively, and MHS?Head Boys’ Basketball Coach Dave Tallman, left.
If chosen, he will represent MHS in a game to be played April 2 at the United Center in Chicago, to be televised by ESPN.