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Scholarships available
The Wallace State Alumni Association will award four $500 scholarships for fall semester 2003 to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, service to the community and to the college.
Scholarship applications will be accepted through June 10, 2003.
Applicants must have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours of coursework at Wallace State and have at least a 2.5 GPA. They must be full-time students at the time of application and maintain at least half-time status to retain the scholarship. A letter of recommendation from the student's academic or program advisor is also required.
Those interested in applying for the scholarship may obtain an application form from the Wallace State Alumni Association Office located on the 10th floor of the Bailey Center. Call 352-8163 or logon to for more information.
Area residents on dean's list
Two Hartselle residents were recently named to the dean's list at Jacksonville State University.
Named to the dean's list were Sherman Banks and Somer Lynn Leathers.
Bierman named to squad
A Hartselle resident is among those named to the cheerleading squad at Wallace State Community College.
Brandin Bierman of Hartselle was one of 11 incoming freshman selected for the squad.
Wallace State cheerleaders perform at Wallace State basketball games and other college and area events. The squad also competes in national competition.
Tanksley part of Who's Who
Meghan Lynn Tanksley of Hartselle was recently named to The University of Alabama's Who's Who. Selection to Who's Who at The University of Alabama is a one-time recognition honoring seniors who have excelled in leadership, scholarship and service. Nominees are limited to 2 percent of the senior class. Each nominee must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average and must have demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to the University.
Area residents on dean's list
Kristen Sims of Hartselle has been named to the president's list of Freed-Hardman University for the fall semester.
Sims, a senior child and family studies major, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Sims. To be named to the president's list, a full-time student must maintain a 4.0 grade point average.