Five local college students will get a little relief when tuition bills come due for the 2019-2020 school year thanks to a $1,000 scholarship awarded through the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program.
The program is administered through Scholarship America, which selects 100 recipients based on academics, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and future goals.
Houston County recipients are:
» Chandler Davis of Dothan is a Northview High School graduate and a senior at Troy University studying biomedical sciences.
» Ricky Hall II of Dothan is a Providence Christian School graduate and a junior at Auburn University studying civil engineering.
» Alex Reynolds of Dothan is a Northview High School graduate and a senior at Troy University studying nursing.
» Alyssa Sizemore of Dothan is a Rehobeth High School graduate and a sophomore at Auburn University studying communication disorders.
» Leah Grace Strickland of Dothan is a Rehobeth High School graduate and a sophomore at Auburn University studying pre-nursing.
The 100 students hail from 45 Alabama counties and are seeking degrees at 20 institutions of higher learning in the state. Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books or supplies.