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UA alumni chapter awards scholarships

Five local students who will be attending the University of Alabama in the fall were recently awarded scholarships from the Butler County University of Alabama Alumni Chapter. Pictured are, from left to right, Hannah Miller, Jessica Little, Trip Deshields, and Kendall Lambert, all students at Fort Dale Academy. (Courtesy photo)

Five local students who will be attending the University of Alabama in the fall were recently awarded scholarships from the Butler County University of Alabama Alumni Chapter. Pictured are, from left to right, Hannah Miller, Jessica Little, Trip Deshields, and Kendall Lambert, all students at Fort Dale Academy. (Courtesy photo)

The Butler County University of Alabama Alumni Chapter awarded five scholarships to area students that will enter UA this fall.

The scholarships were presented May 12 to Fort Dale Academy seniors Hannah Miller, Jessica Little, Trip Deshields, and Kendall Lambert and Greenville High School senior Mary Margaret LeCoq.

Greenville High School senior Mary Margaret LeCoq is awarded her scholarship from Vivian McGowin, Butler County Chapter scholarship representative. (Courtesy photo)

Greenville High School senior Mary Margaret LeCoq is awarded her scholarship from Vivian McGowin, Butler County Chapter scholarship representative. (Courtesy photo)

LeCoq recently signed a scholarship to join the Million Dollar Band at Alabama.

This year, the alumni chapter awarded $5,000 in scholarship funds from the Louis Clyde “Pat” Whetstone, Jr. Endowed Scholarship and the Butler County Chapter Endowed Scholarship.

Area students interested in attending the University of Alabama should contact Molly White, UA regional recruiter, at molly.white@ua.edu, regarding information or assistance in applying for admission for the upcoming 2016-17 year.