Southern Union State Community College sophomores Elijah Beverly and Dominique Watson were honored as members of the All-Alabama Academic Team at a recognition ceremony on Friday, April 22, 2022, in Birmingham, AL. More than $53,000 total in scholarships was announced for 48 of the Alabama Community College System’s (ACCS) top scholars across the state during the 2022 All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program.
Beverly, who is from Wadley received a transfer scholarship to Jacksonville State University and will major in math. Watson received a presidential transfer scholarship to The University of Alabama to pursue a degree in dance.
“These are two of our best,” said SU President Todd Shackett of the honorees. “It is always a pleasure to celebrate the accomplishments of our students at event such as this.”
All-Alabama Academic Team members are recognized for their distinguished academic achievements and leadership accomplishments. The All-Alabama Academic Team scholarship and recognition program exists to provide Alabama Community College System students funding to support education and training in pursuit of a successful career pathway and a recognition program to honor outstanding scholarly achievements. The All-Alabama Academic Team Foundation manages, supports, and administers the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholarship and Recognition Program.
Photo Caption: Pictured are Dominique Watson, SU President Todd Shackett and Elijah Beverly.