The Coca-Cola Foundation Honors UA Scholarship Students
NOTE: Media are invited to this event and are welcome to arrive before noon to meet the students and to stay for lunch.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — A luncheon honoring The University of Alabama’s 2011-2012 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars will be held Thursday, March 29, at noon in Smith Hall on the UA campus.
Coca-Cola executives will be on hand to meet and honor the 12 freshman recipients of the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarships.
The Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarships are awarded to deserving Alabama students who are the first in their families to attend college. Each student will receive a $5,000 scholarship each year for four years.
The 2011-2012 UA Coca-Cola First Generation Scholars are:
Collin Bunyan of Huntsville – Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Cortez Burney of Tuscaloosa – Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Hannah Copeland of Hoover – College of Arts and Sciences
Elizabeth Detz of Huntsville – College of Arts and Sciences
Kallie Flynn of Cullman – Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
James Ha of Prattville – Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Christine Harris of Birmingham – Capstone College of Nursing
Brianna Torshay Jackson of Childersburg – Capstone College of Nursing
Leslie Perez-Meza of Huntsville – College of Communication and Information Sciences
Justin Rippen of Decatur – College of Arts and Sciences
Sarah Saint of Moulton – College of Arts and Sciences
Chelsea Williams of Elba – College of Arts and Sciences
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.