The coalition gave all three scholarships to Alexander High School seniors. Coalition Board Member Pam Nail, Douglas County School System associate superintendent for student achievement and leadership, made the presentation.
Andrew Gamel received the gold scholarship of $2,000.
Gamel has a 4.0 GPA, is in the National Honor Society, won the accelerated math award and AP chemistry award. He is a mentor at Bright Star Elementary.
He plans to major in biology and pre-med at Georgia College and State University.
Gamel selected Coach Chris Small as the teacher who has had the biggest impact on his life at Alexander.
Evan Wood received the silver scholarship of $1,000.
Wood has a 4.0 GPA, is an AP Scholar, a UGA Merit Scholar and is a member of the National Honor Society.
Wood is also a mentor at Bill Arp Elementary.
Wood plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University and major in engineering.
Wood selected Coach Matt Combs as the teacher who had the biggest impact on his life.
Kylie Black was awarded the bronze scholarship of $500.
She has a 4.0 GPA, is an AP Scholar, a member of the National Honor Society, a Certificate of Merit winner and attended the Governor’s Honors program in math and science.
Black plans to attend Mercer University and major in chemistry and pre-pharmacy.
She selected Coach Ben Higginbotham as the teacher who had the biggest impact on her life.