LEE COUNTY ––
Five local college students were among a group of 100 who earned a $1,000 scholarship through the competitive Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program.
Emily Coshatt of Auburn is a sophomore at Auburn University studying business administration.
Riley Curtis of Smiths Station is a freshman at Auburn University studying communication disorders.
Kaycie Mashburn of Salem is a senior at Troy University studying nursing.
· Seth Roarke of Auburn is a freshman at Samford University studying entrepreneurship.
Seth Walker of Auburn is a sophomore at Auburn University studying chemical engineering.
The award may be used toward tuition, fees, books or supplies. The 100 scholarship recipients hail from 52 different counties and will attend 21 different institutions.
“It’s important for young people to get a good education,” said Jimmy Parnell, Alfa Insurance president. “These students represent the future of our state, and I’m glad we can support them through these scholarships.”
Scholarships are awarded based on academics, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and future goals. The program is administered through Scholarship America.
Throughout its history, the Alfa Foundation Scholarship Program has awarded $850,000 to students studying at Alabama technical schools, colleges and universities.
To view photos of all recipients, visit AlfaInsurance.com or go to the photo album at Facebook.com/AlfaInsurance.
Note: We did not receive a photo of Seth Roarke for publication.