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Scholarships Given the CFWA

  1. Anders Scholarship Fund

Given to TCHS senior – $1,000 – Actually give 2 each year

Selected by staff at TCHS

Counselor contact – Julia Fox      jfox@tcss.net

  • Andre Robertson Memorial Scholarship

Given to Holt senior – $1,000

Selected by staff at Holt

Scholarship is named for former beloved teacher at Holt High School

Counselor Contact – Reba Box    rbox@tcss.net

  • Ellis-Greene Scholarship Fund

Given to City Schools senior – $1,000

Each of 3 schools submits one name and CFWA selects winner

Scholarship is named for mother of Donna Winn

Counselor contacts – lvickery@tusc.k12.al.us      mwilson@tusc.k12.al.us               wdill@tusc.k12.al.us

  • Elois Zeanah Endowed Scholarship

Open to state wide applications – Student must be minimum of sophomore in college

Given in Fall of each year – $1,000 – by Tusc County Republican Women Assoc

Application on line submitted to CFWA

  • McAbee Construction Scholarship

Not yet offered

  • Pat Faucett Endowed Scholarship

Given to TCHS senior – must attend UA

Up to $6,000 per year renewable for up to 4 years

Staff at TCHS does initial screening –

Counselor contact – Julia Fox      jfox@tcss.net

  • Ryan Rainey Memorial Scholarship

Given to Hale County senior

$1,000 – Given to medical field as 1st priority

See local school counselor

  • James and Elois Zeanah Opportunity Scholarship

Given to senior from Pickens County

Not yet offered

  • Kinire Endowed Scholarship

Open to state wide application with priority given to Coosa County senior

Coosa Central High School Counselor contact – Misty Wade, mwade@coosaschools.org

Amount – TBA; can be up to full cost including room and board

Given one year at a time with opportunity to renew with 2.0 average

Area Teachers

Glenn is pictured with former students from his days in education.  Angie Fuller Morrison is a former student at Tuscaloosa County High School.  Samantha Logan Harbin and Alicia Edmundson Bynum both graduated from Northside High School.  They are all serving as teachers in our area.

Fall Grant Recipients

These organizations received funding through the CFWA Fall Grant Cycle:   Hayse Boyd with the West Alabama Heritage Learning Center, Kim Turner of Boys and Girls Club, Misty Moon of Catholic Social Services, Lisa Maddox of Child Abuse Prevention, Holly Morgan of UA, Jim Medley of Kings Home, and Matt Holdbrooks of Kid One Transport.

Education Grant Recipients

Teachers from the Tuscaloosa City and County Schools receiving grants in the Fall Grant Cycle are Stephanie Hamilton, Eva Vest, Lori McGill, Kathy Perkins, Georgia Tidwell, Allison Wright, Julie Reid, Alicia Bynum, and Samantha Harbin.

 

Eugenia Pat Faucett Endowed Scholarship

The Eugenia Pat Faucett Scholarship was established in 2007 and to date eleven students have received the prestigious award.  The scholarship is open to students from TCHS who plan on attending the University of Alabama.  The award is up  to $6,000 for 4 years when meeting the necessary criteria.  This year’s winner is Devin DiSalvo and is pictured with Sam Faucett and Claude Edwards.

2018 Spring Grant Recipients

Recently the CFWA held its spring grant cycle and awarded several grants. The following local recipients are pictured left to right. Marianne David of the Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre, Bill Shafer from the Salvation Army, Larry Deavers of Family Counseling Services, Rachel O’Sullivan and Bibby Bailey of Red Cross, Jean Rykaczewski with the West Alabama Food Bank, and Ashley Waid of the YMCA.

The CFWA says goodbye to Anne

Anne Moman has faithfully served the CFWA as a director for 12 years!  She has decided to step down and is shown accepting a plaque from Board Chair Claude Edwards and Vice President Mary Bess Paluzzi.  We thank you Anne for your dedicated service!

Kentuck

Sherri Warner and Amy Echols of Kentuck  Art Center and Museum are always happy to receive support from the Community Foundation.  The CFWA gladly partners with them in their good work.

Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society

Ian Crawford directs the Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society.  This good work seeks to preserve the rich history here in West Alabama.  The TCPS is also a supporter of the Community Foundation as we work together to enrich the lives of our citizens.  Thank you Ian for your work!