“Ms. McDonald is a direct descendant of one of the founders of the Bealsville community,” a spokesperson from Hillsborough County Adult Day Services said.
The Hillsborough native stayed in Florida for her education. She attended Bethune Cookman College, graduated with a cosmetology degree and later attended Florida A&M University, where she earned an elementary education degree.
“She taught a total of 25 years in the Hillsborough County School District, and she taught 13 years in the Polk County School District,” the spokesperson explained