Birmingham AAMU Alumni Chapter Awards 13 Scholarships
The Birmingham Alumni Chapter of Alabama A&M University held a reception for 13 high school seniors and their families on May 17 at the JCCEO Building. The honorees were Celeste Macon and Kean Williams of Center Point High, Bria Harris of Holy Family High, Amber Fletcher of John Carroll High, Tikera Yancy of Ramsay High, Reianna Knight of Huffman High, Edward Turner of Jefferson County IB, Miranda Jeffrey of Carver High, Alecia Wilson of Shades Valley High, Jarrell Langford, KaDarrius Watson and Taylor Perkins of Fairfield High. Special guest Christie Cline was on hand to present the Mary Cline Bentley Award to Mikel Packer of Fairfield High School.
Four Scholarships were given from the Estate of Ronald Steele. A maroon and white repast was prepared by Hospitality chairperson Camelia Holmes. The Scholarship Selection Committee was chaired by Rhonda Jones Warren. Committee members were Annie Keith, Barbara Merkerson, Mary Hudson, Iris Davis and Karzetta Bester. Chapter President is Carol Ann Watkins.