Six Dallas County residents graduated from University of Alabama

Published 9:04 am Monday, January 29, 2024

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Six Dallas County residents were among the 2,000 fall graduates at the University of Alabama in December.  

Sisters Alexis Davis and Destiny Davis, Sherell Edwards, Tyler Davis, Alex Perkins and Hunter Towns are the area residents who earned degrees from Alabama. 

Alexis Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. Destiny Davis earned a Bachelor of Science in Education.

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Davis, a former Selma Times-Journal All-Dallas County basketball selection at Southside High School, thanked her family for their support.

“To my parents, I say thank you for everything I know,” Davis said. “Sometimes, I’m not the perfect daughter but I promise everything I do is to make you guys proud. Thank you for never leaving my side throughout this journey and always being the best parents a girl could ask for.”

Other local graduates include:

-Sherreil Edwards of Valley Grande earned a Bachelor of Science;

-Tyler Elliott of Selma earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Sciences;

-Alex Perkins of Selma received a Bachelor of Arts;

-Hunter Towns of Valley Grande received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts. 

According to a recent economic analysis, a degree from Alabama pays more over time than investments in U.S. stock market indexes. Alabama also provides numerous opportunities for service and growth through its educational, social and cultural experiences.

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