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Freshman finance major Willy Wan was awarded the Howell T. Heflin Memorial Scholarship. Wan, a Muscle Shoals, Alabama, native, was also drawn to the Capstone because of the extracurriculars. “I picked the university because I really like the atmosphere here, and the Million Dollar Band was a big part of wanting to come here.”

 

Pressley Madison, left, is a freshman from Jasper, Alabama majoring in early childhood development on the pre-med track. She was awarded the Dr. Brenda Honeycutt Dearman Scholarship and has wanted to study at UA for as long as she can remember. “I’m a part of The Million Dollar Band and I’ve wanted to be since I was little.”

 

Kennedy Carter, right, is a freshman from Gadsden, Alabama, majoring in psychology on the pre-med track. Carter was awarded the Etowah County Chapter Endowed #2 Scholarship and has always envisioned an education at UA. “I never thought I wasn’t going to UA. I always knew I was going to be here.”

 

Kurt Shuler, an undeclared freshman from Thomasville, North Carolina, was awarded the Alumni Freshman Scholarship. “It was just another reason to come down here. I wanted to come down here to shoot on the collegiate level and it just worked out. And once I came for a tour down here, I knew.”

 

Freshman public relations major Lilly Ann Brooks was awarded the Central Florida Alumni Chapter Scholarship. Brooks, an Orlando, Florida, native, found a perfect fit, both financially and personally, at UA. “[The scholarship] made the decision to come to Alabama financially able, and without it I wouldn’t be here. UA was my dream school and I couldn’t be happier.”

 

Freshman psychology major Grace Stone was awarded the Alumni Freshman Scholarship. Stone, a Montevallo, Alabama, native is excited to remain in-state to pursue a degree at UA. “In my personal opinion, this is the highest esteemed university in the state. This is the Harvard of Alabama. It has a good reputation and I wanted to be a part of it and continue the legacy.”

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