Class receives $330 from McDonald’s Class receives $330 from McDonald’s Photo provided by MELANIE JOHNSTON -- Students accepting a check from McDonald's, first row from left, are Charles Case, Yesenia Mejia, Jalyn Clay, Kristy Alvarez, Akeilan Harness, Tyrek Bellazen, Andrew Walker, Jeramiah Buggage and Shani Landry. Second row are Jamya Stewart, Ashanti Nicholes, Raychell Jackson, Jalen Ledbetter, Mrs. Stacey Hager, Tremaine Montrell, Bryan Tanner, Justin Brunfield and Dariel Doughty. Advocate staff report Jan. 16, 2013 Comments Shani Landry, marketing coordinator for McDonald’s in Amite, recently presented Independence Elementary students in Stacey Hager’s fourth-grade class with a check for $330. Independence Elementary School held a school night at McDonald’s and received 20 percent of all sales proceeds during its allotted time period. Landry also provided IES with free french fry and apple pie coupons as incentives for positive behavior.