Opinion: We’re so grateful for Dallas-Wilcox Bama Club

Published 2:12 pm Thursday, May 16, 2024

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The Dallas-Wilcox BAMA Club continues to set a high standard of excellence in Selma and Dallas County, and we’re grateful for that.

On May 9, the Dallas-Wilcox Club awarded 17 scholarships valued at $45,000 to the Class of 2024. Students receiving scholarships include Anna Brech (Morgan Academy), Mariah Flennory (Southside), Shamia Foster (Southside), Kadasia Hall (Dallas County), Milton Hand (Morgan Academy), Chryshaun Hatcher (Selma), Markus Jackson (Keith), Claire Johnson (Morgan Academy), Amira McCants (Wilcox Central),  Margaret Minter (Morgan Academy), Camaya Moore (Dallas County), Anne Frances Pearce (Morgan Academy), Alexis Perry (Selma), Demetria Tabb (Dallas County), Anne Hayes Utsey (Morgan Academy) and Frank York (Selma).

Dallas-Wilcox Bama Club president Ronnie Leet said the Dallas-Wilcox Club started with an initial endowment fund of $10,000 in 1987 and now has an endowment market fund value

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over $1.1 million. We’re impressed with the club’s longevity and for always ensuring seniors have a bright future. 

We applaud the Dallas-Wilcox Bama Club board, which consists of Ronnie Leet, Anne Williamson, Buddy Perkins, James McNeill, Beau Boyd, Tom Glover Ill, Barbara Leet and Laura Beth Boyd. The whole club deserves a pat on the back. We’re looking forward to next year’s Dallas-Wilcox Bama club banquet.