Selma native gets Doctor of Nursing degree at Jacksonville

Published 11:40 am Thursday, August 17, 2023

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Earlier this month, Marilyn Scott received a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Jacksonville State University on Aug. 4.

A 1983 graduate of Selma High School, Scott credited family and friends for her success.

“I am grateful to God, my family and friends who supported me on this journey as I continue to carry out my purpose and passion as a professional nurse,” Scott said.

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Scott graduated from Wallace Community College-Selma, earning a Licensed Practical Nurse Diploma and an associate degree in nursing.

The Montgomery resident earned a Bachelor of Nursing from Auburn University Montgomery and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Alabama.

Scott and her husband, Gunnery Sgt USMC retired Bobby Scott, have two daughters Victoria and Valencia and a granddaughter, Blair.