Helen Brothers / Beth Harris Memorial Scholarships Awarded
Seven Scholarships Awarded
We all understand the value of higher education and also understand the ever increasing cost of higher education. ACFA was able to award seven Helen Brothers/ Beth Harris Memorial Scholarships this year! Going a long way to help these worthy students in their college careers.
Anne Compton is the daughter of Paul Compton our General Counsel. Anne plans to attend University of Georgia in Athens, GA and major in Journalism. Anne attended Mountain Brook High School and graduated with 3.8 GPA and an Advanced Diploma.
Tyler Wright Clark is the
grandson of Lloyd Wright of Credex. Tyler plans to attend UAH in Huntsville and major in Mechanical Engineering. Tyler attended Hope Christian Academy in Helena, AL and graduated with a 3.78 GPA and was Valedictorian of his class.
Samuel Reaps is
associated with Jane Reeps of Southern Management Corp. Samuel plans to attend Clemson University in Clemson SC and major in engineering. Sam attended Mauldin High School in Mauldin, SC and graduated with a 4.254 GPA
Jack Spriggs is
associated with Michael Spriggs of Harrison Finance. Jack plans to attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA and major in Business Management. Jack attended Dutchtown High School in Geismar, LA and graduated with a 3.65 GPA.
Avery Hatmaker is the daughter of Amy Disney of Brundage Management. Avery plans to attend Walters State in Morristown, TN to major in Dental Hygiene. Avery attended Cumberland Gap High School in Cumberland Gap, TN and graduated with a 3.68 GPA.
Mitchell Gowen is the
grandson of Don Gowen, Gowen Consulting, lifetime member of ACFA and former Executive Director. Mitchell plans to attend Calhoun Community College and then Athens State University majoring in Robotics. Mitchell attended Decatur Heritage Christian Academy in Decatur, AL and graduated with a 2.18 GPA while battling dyslexia.
Kaylen Mitchell is the daughter of Chris Mitchell of Acceptance Loan Company. Kaylen plans to attend Auburn University in Auburn, AL and major in Computer Science Engineering. Kaylen attended Mary G. Montgomery High School in Semmes, AL and graduated with a 4.27 GPA.
This scholarship was established to honor
two wonderful women, wives of ACFA members - Helen Brothers and Beth Harris. Helen Brothers is the deceased wife of our first ACFA President, Glenn Brothers, a outgoing golfer, grandmother, world traveler and a proud employee of the Southern Company, she enjoyed young people and was a mentor for those youths trying to achieve their very best. Beth Harris is the deceased wife of Richard Harris, a Retired ACFA Vice President and member of the Board of Directors. Beth was a dynamic woman who encouraged those young folk around her to work hard for their dreams and reach for the stars!
Both would be pleased with these seven outstanding winners of this years scholarships!