Cancer Survivors Awarded Scholarships in Alabama

The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that 223 young cancer survivors have each been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Twenty-eight of those recipients are from Alabama.

Scholarships were awarded based on financial need, leadership, academic achievement and community service. To be eligible, candidates must be under 25, have had a cancer diagnosis before age 21 and be a Mid-South resident. Students must also have a GPA of at least 2.5 and been accepted to an accredited school.

Kennon Ross Agee III, Camden
Logan Grace Benton, Cleveland
Savannah Chaney, Hartselle
Brittany Davis, Hoover
Mackenzie Derr, Vesturia Hills
Kathryne Eagerton, Hoover
Benjamin Gerhart, Millport
Jon Alton Haley, Trinity
Hillary Marie Henderson, Anniston
John Robert Hicks, Birmingham
Jessica Leigh Houston, Fairhope
Sally Howard, Huntsville
Kathryn Jackson, Birmingham
Jennifer Jill Jennings, Troy
James Matthew McCutcheon, Hartselle
Audra Mickle, Prattville
David Broox Middleton, Chunchula
Kaeti Abou (Taleb) Milton, Madison
Andrew Stephen Mims, Jemison
Ashley Oliver, Winfield
Alexander O'Neal, Birmingham
Anthony Douglas Romanczuk, Daphne
Margeaux Silverstein, Mobile
Alexander Mark Thompson, Mobile
Rebecca Anne Widick, Trinity
Courtney LeAnna Wise, Roanoke
Daniel Edward Wolf, Birmingham
Kyle Wortendyke, Madison