PACE 2022 Scholarship Awards

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Alissa Willet

CONTRIBUTED BY BETTY REESE

LEE COUNTY —

Each year, PACE (People of Action for Community Enrichment) awards two scholarships in the amount of $500 each to two deserving seniors who display financial need, leadership, high academic achievement and outstanding community service.

​The 2022 PACE Scholarship recipients are Orah Preston (Opelika High School) and Alissa Willett (Opelika High School).

Leslie Seranno Bello

PACE also provides an annual $1,000 George D. Echols Community Service Scholarship in memory of George D. Echols, former PACE president and community activist.

This scholarship is given to a student who has made a positive impact in their schools or communities by demonstrating exemplary leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship through service in the community as a volunteer. 

The 2022 George D. Echols Community Service Scholarship recipient is Leslie Seranno-Bello (Auburn High School). 

Orah Preston

Information about both scholarships and about PACE is available on the website – www.paceleecounty.com. Rev. Clifford Jones is the current president of PACE.

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