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Southern  Union State Community College sophomores Elijah Beverly and Dominique Watson were honored as members of the All-Alabama Academic Team at a recognition ceremony on Friday, April 22, 2022, in Birmingham. A total of more than $53,000 in scholarships was announced for 48 of the Alabama Community College System’s (ACCS) top scholars across the state during the 2022 All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program.

Beverly, who is from Wadley, received a transfer scholarship to Jacksonville State University and will major in math. Watson received a presidential transfer scholarship to The University of Alabama to pursue a degree in dance.

“These are two of our best,” said SU President Todd Shackett of the honorees. “It is always a pleasure to celebrate the accomplishments of our students at events such as this.”

All-Alabama Academic Team members are recognized for their distinguished academic achievements and leadership accomplishments. The All-Alabama Academic Team scholarship and recognition program exists to provide Alabama Community College System students funding to support education and training in pursuit of a successful career pathway and a recognition program to honor outstanding scholarly achievements. The All-Alabama Academic Team Foundation manages, supports and administers the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholarship and Recognition Program.