March 9, 2009
Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars to be Recognized at UA March 11
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A luncheon honoring The University of Alabama’s 2008-2009 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars is scheduled for Wednesday, March 11 beginning at noon at the Hotel Capstone.
Coca-Cola executives will be on hand to meet and honor the 12 freshman recipients of the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarships.
Made possible by a $1 million gift from the Coca-Cola Foundation to the University’s “Our Students. Our Future.” campaign, the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarships are awarded to deserving Alabama students who are the first in their families to attend college. Each will receive a $5,000 scholarship each year for the next four years.
The 2008-2009 UA Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars are:
Nicholas Charles Bishop
Young Chum Choi
Tasha Lauren Dew
Elizabeth Michelle Doherty (Michelle)
Melanie Faith Hubbert
Sara Geneva Shipp
Note: Interview opportunities with scholarship recipients will be from 11a.m. - noon and between 1:30-2 p.m. in the ballroom of Hotel Capstone, 320 Paul Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa.