Local University of Alabama students awarded scholarships through South Talladega County Alumni Association

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Graduating high school can be an exciting and scary time for students. Embarking on a new journey in life comes with many decisions, which include deciding your post-secondary education plans. While college is expensive, there are many scholarship opportunities to help offset tuition prices, as well as other cost associated with attending college. This year, the Harry I. Brown Sr. and Margaret W. Brown Endowed Scholarship awarded 16 high school seniors with $50,252.

On Thursday, the University of Alabama National Alumni Association’s South Talladega County Chapter held a scholarship banquet at Harvey’s on Noble for graduating seniors attending the University of Alabama from Sylacauga, Childersburg, B.B. Comer, Fayetteville, and Winterboro High School.

Sixteen high school seniors were awarded this prestigious scholarship: Ryan Aderholt, Jasmine Morris, Adalyn Conn, G.G. Hacket, Ella Kate Brooks, Cole Tankersley, Haylee Golden, Crews Proctor, Jacob Price, Diamond Cook, Taylor Pope, Andrea Tinker, Allison Gill, James Reams, Aalani Cook, and Dequavious Sears.

“The purpose of this scholarship is to help students during their first year at the Capstone,” said Student Recruitment Coordinator and Scholarship Chair, Carol Sprayberry.

Through the Harry I. Brown Sr. and Margaret W. Brown Endowed Scholarship and other scholarships, these sixteen seniors have been awarded a grand total of $632,105 to help cover the cost of their post-secondary education.

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