Scholarship

Manley to play volleyball with Gadsden State


Savannah Manley’s scholarship signing with Gadsden State was held Friday, Jan. 10, in the library of Addison High School. Pictured above with Savannah on the first row from left are her parents: Hayley and Duane Manley and Gretschen and Mark Woodard. Back row are: AHS assistant coach Pam Wilkins, Principal Micah Smothers, sister Gracie Manley and head coach Kayla Woodard Smith. Gadsden State head volleyball coach Connie Clark was unable to attend the signing.

By Melica Allen
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ADDISON - Savannah Manley is definitely a champion. She has played on three state championship volleyball teams - 2016-2018 and state runner-up this past 2019 season at Addison High School.
The 6’1” senior will now play at the next level this fall, signing a volleyball scholarship with Gadsden State, who finished 26-12 this past season with a trip to the nationals.
Her scholarship signing ceremony was held Friday, Jan. 10, in the AHS library.

Sartin signs with Bevill State to play softball


Anna Lacy Sartin is pictured with her parents, Shannon and Kellie Sartin, on signing day Sunday, Dec. 1, in the HHS library.

By Melica Allen
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HALEYVILLE - Anna Lacy Sartin will be joining the Bevill State Community College’s softball team next fall.
The Haleyville High School senior will be on the pitching staff at the Sumiton campus.

Aaron signs softball scholarship with MMI


Front row, from left: Gary Aaron, Ana Aaron, MMI assistant softball coach Kori Benson, Vickie Aaron. Back row: HHS assistant softball coach Kara West, HHS head softball coach Whitney Webb and HHS Athletic Director Chris Musso.

By Melica Allen
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HALEYVILLE - Ana Aaron is a focused young lady. The Haleyville High School senior signed a softball scholarship with Marion Military Institute Monday, Dec. 2, during a ceremony held in the high school library. She will be on the pitching staff.

McCollum inks scholarship with Shorter


Ally McCollum signs her scholarship with Shorter University in Rome, Georgia during a ceremony held Friday, Nov. 22, in the Phillips High School gymnasium. Pictured on the front row are her parents Jason and Ashley McCollum. On the back row from left are: PHS Principal Dr. Al Temple, PHS basketball coach Scott Veal and Ally’s travel ball coach Bryon Veal.

BEAR CREEK - There were lots of smiles and tears as Ally McCollum signed her basketball scholarship with Shorter University Friday, Nov. 22, marking the start of a new chapter in her life.
Ally, a senior at Phillips High School in Bear Creek, will play for the Division 2 college in Rome, Georgia.
A scholarship signing ceremony was conducted in the PHS gym with students, teammates, faculty, friends  and family all on hand. She received a big round of applause as she signed on the dotted line.

Lambert awarded AHSADCA’s scholarship


Mason Lambert, 2019 graduate of Haleyville High School, received a AHSADCA’s Coaches’ Children Scholarship at the 23rd annual AHSAA Championship Coaches’Awards Banquet for District 7. He is pictured with his parents Andy and Amber Lambert.

MONTGOMERY – Seven individuals were recognized at the AHSAA’s 23rd  annual AHSAA Championship Coaches’ Awards Banquet as recipients of the prestigious “Making A Difference” Award as the 2019 AHSAA Summer Conference concluded at the Montgomery Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center.

Jordan Davis receives football scholarship to Seton Hill


Jordan Davis signs the football scholarship to Seton Hill University. Back row from left are Coach Kris Fischer, Coach Daniel Farris, Coach Calvin Aldridge, Principal Todd Tittle and Coach Brad Alsup. Seated are Kyler Jordan; Randall Davis, father; Davis; Lavonda Davis, mother and Shaylyn Davis, sister.

LYNN - Jordan Davis, senior at Lynn High School, has signed an  athletic scholarship with Seton Hill University of Greensburg, Pa. The university was one of 22 others vying for Davis to attend on a football scholarship.
After carefully selecting those colleges of interest, a road trip was in order.
“We narrowed it down to five,” his father Randall stated. During spring break, the family traveled through nine different states visiting colleges before deciding on Seton Hill.

Taylor signs scholarship with BMC


Julianna is pictured with her parents Patrick and Lisa Taylor and on the back row from left, assistant coach Deb Cook, head PHS volleyball coach Debbie Grubbs and Blue Mountain College head volleyball coach Reid Gann.

BEAR CREEK - Julianna Taylor, who graduated in 2018 from Phillips High School in Bear Creek, has signed a volleyball scholarship with Blue Mountain College.
 Julianna is pictured with her parents Patrick and Lisa Taylor and on the back row from left, assistant coach Deb Cook, head PHS volleyball coach Debbie Grubbs and Blue Mountain College head volleyball coach Reid Gann.
After graduating from Phillips High School Julianna received an academic scholarship from Northwest Shoals Community College.  

Wright West Point bound


Zachary Wright, center, receives a $285,000 scholarship to West Point. His father, Chris Wright, mother, Kim Wright and sister, Olivia Wright, are all smiles.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Zachary Wright, a 17-year-old senior at Winston County High School, recently received a $285,000 scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point...

Bradbury signs track scholarship with Montevallo


Matthew Bradbury, a senior at Phillips High School, signed a track scholarship with the University of Montevallo. He is pictured at the signing ceremony held at the Attie Fleming Complex on the PHS campus with his parents, Cheri and Mark Atkins. Back row PHS Principal Al Temple, left, and track coach Chris Gillum.

BEAR CREEK - Matthew Bradbury’s three years of track and field at Phillips High School has earned him a scholarship to the University of Montevallo.
Bradbury, who is a 1A state champion in the discus throw, signed a scholarship at the Attie Fleming Complex on the PHS campus on Tuesday, March 5. He will do indoor and outdoor track for the Falcons. Family, friends, schoolmates and school administration were on hand for the event.
Bradbury is a multi-sport athlete, also playing football and basketball.