Student Receives Top UA Scholarship
July 30, 2003 - Filed under: Uncategorized
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Robert D. Walker II of Fulton, Miss., has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship from The University of Alabama. The Presidential Scholarship pays at least the value of tuition per academic year and is renewable for four academic years of undergraduate work.
Walker graduated eighth in his class at Itawamba County Agricultural High School, where he served as the school’s class president as a junior and senior. He was also an Eagle Scout in local Troop 32, logging over 300 hours of community service.
A state semi-finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, he played football, golf and placed fifth in power lifting.
The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.
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