Wallace Community College students receive transfer scholarships
April 14, 2021
Five Wallace Community College students were recently awarded transfer scholarships to the University of Alabama.
Shaniyah Jones received the Alabama Community College Presidential Scholarship. Torri Moore received the Roll Tide Transfer Scholarship and the UA Leadership/Alumni Community College Honors Scholarship. Reagan Story received the Roll Tide Transfer Scholarship and the UA Leadership/Alumni Community College Honors Scholarship. Jarod Benjamin received the Tutwiler Scholarship and the Roll Tide Scholarship. Allen Kendrick received the Community College Distinguished Scholarship.
“I am thankful to receive this scholarship from the University of Alabama,” said Shaniyah Jones. “This scholarship will allow me to pursue my bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. I want to become a web and an app developer, and ultimately an information technology specialist.”
“Overall the total amount of awards tripled from last year,” said Jalisa Rawlinson, UA Transfer Recruiter. “We are very proud of the number of students we were able to award this year given the trials we have faced.”
“We continue to be proud of our student’s success. They will be shining examples of excellence as they continue their educational pursuits,” said WCCS President Dr. James M. Mitchell.