Local students receive UWA scholarship

Andrea McGilberry and Christopher Sammons were recently awarded Trustees Scholarship to attend the University of West Alabama. These awards, which are based on academic achievement and proven leadership potential, come from the UWA Office of Admissions.

Demopolis High School graduate Andrea McGilberry of Forkland was awarded a $6,000 scholarship and plans to major in chemistry.

Alabama Southern Community College student and Marengo Academy alumnus Christopher Sammons of Linden was awarded a $5,500 scholarship and plans to major in mathematics and engineering.

For more than 175 years, the University of West Alabama has served the west central Alabama area andbeyond through educational opportunity, academic research and public outreach. For more information about admission, financial aid and scholarships, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@uwa.edu or call 1-888-636-8800.