Roll Tide! Two Dallas County natives picked for Alabama Ambassador Program

Published 8:15 am Tuesday, June 7, 2022

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Two Dallas County natives were recently picked for the new class of the renowned Capstone Men and Women at The University of Alabama.

Preston McGee and David DuCote are among 45 students picked for the new class.

McGee is a 2019 graduate of Dallas County High School and from Plantersville. He was also the Class Valedictorian at Dallas County High School.

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DuCote is a 2019 graduate of Morgan Academy. DuCote originally signed to play baseball at Auburn University. 

A Pleasant Hill native, DuCote helped the Senators reach the AISA State Baseball Championship Series in 2019.  DuCote was a member of The Selma Times-Journal All Dallas County baseball team. The infielder also was a first team All-State selection by the Alabama Sportswriter Association.

Capstone Men and Women serve as official ambassadors at Alabama,  with the role to provide a warm reception for guests and help them gain a better understanding of all aspects of the University. Capstone Men and Women assist the University president’s office, admissions and alumni during functions held on campus and host daily tours of the campus for prospective students.