Moody High School senior Alyssa Fowler and Ragland High School senior Taylor Seawright were awarded $500 scholarships by the St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame last week.
The official name of the scholarship is the Larry Bothwell Dream Makers scholarship. Bothwell was responsible for starting the St. Clair County Sports Hall of Fame in 2004, and served as president until his untimely death in 2013.
Fowler plays volleyball, basketball and softball for Moody. She is also a cheerleader. She maintains a 3.88 GPA, scored a 22 on her ACT and is 11th in her class.
She is a member of the Beta Club, National English Honor Society and Sigma Delta Phi. She takes dual enrollment classes.
Her community involvement includes being an aide for the Special Olympics, volunteer for the Street Reach Ministries, and a volunteer for downtown Birmingham’s feeding the homeless.
She is a member of The Gathering Place Church youth and involved in various leadership teams there.
She plans on attending Birmingham-Southern College to play softball. She wants to major in pre-health, then go to medical school to become a doctor.
Seawright played basketball for three years and has played baseball the past six years. He maintains a 4.3 GPA and scored a 28 on his ACT.
He is a member of the Beta Club, the Student/Government Association and the Future Farmers of America.
His community involvement includes volunteering at Moody Miracle League with the Ragland baseball team, doing a food drive and nursing home visits with the Beta Club, Toys for Tots, and volunteering with blood drives.
He attends Hardins Chapel Church.
He plans on attending Jacksonville State University and major in computer engineering.
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