WEST ASHLEY, SC (WCSC) - A Charleston Southern University student received a national employee scholarship for McDonald's.
Mark Watson, who works at the Magwood Road restaurant in West Ashley, received a $2,500 McDonald's National Employee Scholarship Award and is one of several employees around the country to receive the honor, according to a release.
"McDonald's continues to provide me with opportunities to learn and grow," Watson said.
Watson, who has worked for McDonald's since January of 2014, is a crew trainer and is an English Education major at CSU. After graduating, he hopes to become an English teacher.
Bob Horne, the franchise owner, who recommended Watson for the scholarship, said he exemplifies the qualities of a true leader, adding, "He has done an outstanding job both in the restaurant and in school, using lessons from both to reach his goals."