Selma Rotary Club opened annual Scholarship competition

Published 8:01 am Wednesday, April 12, 2023

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The Selma Rotary Club opened its scholarship competition on Monday.

Seven high school students at public and private schools in Dallas County are in the mix. The scholarship candidates are: Hayden Primm of Dallas County High, Taliah Smith of Southside, Morgan Academy’s John Allen Ingram, Keith’s Javon Richardson, Ellwood Christian’s Azali Fortier, Kenwin Stallworth Jr. of Selma High, and Meadowview Christian’s Will Lewis.

All seven students delivered passionate speeches about how the scholarship will help further their education and returning someday to make Selma and Dallas County a wonderful place.

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Primm plans to attend Auburn University and become a teacher. Ingram plans to attend Auburn, one day attend Alabama Law School to become an Attorney.

Smith plans to attend Wallace Community College-Selma and become a Nurse. Fortier recently was accepted at Spelman College.  Richardson plans to study at WCCS, eventually study Agriculture at Tuskegee University.  Stallworth plans to attend Alabama A&M and pursue a Marine Biology career.  Lewis plans to start at Shelton State Community College.

The winner will be announced at another date.