Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Oklahoma
- Caroline E. Morrison
- Nathan B. Godwin
- Mollie M. Maples
- Andrew Seth Lewis
- Stewart Gregory Wiens
- Christian J. Campbell
Caroline E. Morrison
$12,000 College Scholarship
University of Alabama
Parents: Billy and Sheri Morrison
Caroline graduated from Vestavia Hills High School in Vestavia Hills, Ala., where she was a member of National Honor Society and earned the Presidential Volunteer Service Award.
Caroline plans to participate in the FocusFirst Program at the University of Alabama, an important step toward her ultimate goal of becoming an ophthalmologist.
“FocusFirst provides eye exams for impoverished preschool-aged children,” she says. “This would allow me the opportunity to serve using my occupational interest.”
Nathan B. Godwin
$11,000 College Scholarship
Parents: Benjamin and Lona Godwin
Nathan graduated from Sumiton Christian School in Sumiton, Ala., where he was a member of Beta Club and played football, basketball and baseball.
“Being a preacher’s son, charity, kindness and respect for others were my educational subjects long before math, English and science,” says Nathan.
“I learned early in life that kind words or small deeds cost little to the giver but are worth their weight in gold to the receiver.”
Mollie M. Maples
$10,000 College Scholarship
Major: Chemical Engineering
Parents: Mark and Nancy Maples
Mollie graduated from UMS-Wright Preparatory School in Mobile, Ala., where she was an AP Scholar and National Merit Finalist.
As copresident of her school’s Key Club, Mollie participated in a number of service activities, including canned food drives and Special Olympics.
“I learned how meaningful service is to me,” she says.
Andrew Seth Lewis
Double Springs, Ala.$9,000 College ScholarshipUniversity of AlabamaTuscaloosa, Ala.Major: Civil EngineeringParents: Brandon and Laura Lewis
Andrew graduated from Winston County High in Double Springs, Ala.
Volunteering is important to Andrew. For the past three years, he served as a member of his local volunteer fire department. He was also a member of Key Club, his school’s student community service group.
“Through Key Club, I had the opportunity to help build a handicap-accessible playground for our city park,” says Andrew. He plans to pursue a career in civil or construction engineering.
Stewart Gregory Wiens
$8,000 College Scholarship
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Parents: Randall and Michelle Wiens
Stewart graduated from Lomega High School in Omega, Okla., where he was a member of National Honor Society and the Oklahoma Honor Society.
As captain of his school’s quiz bowl team, Stewart had the opportunity to go on an educational tour of Europe. “I saw the Sistine Chapel, the Venus de Milo, the Mona Lisa, the Coliseum and the Eiffel Tower,” he says. “It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that I will never forget.”
Christian J. Campbell
$7,000 College Scholarship
University of South Alabama
Parents: Daniel and Kathy Campbell
Christian graduated from A.P. Brewer High School in Somerville, Ala., where he was involved in band, chorus and theater.
Through his school’s ambassadors program, Christian volunteered for Toys for Tots, homeless shelters, veterans’ homes and retirement homes.
“These experiences gave me humility. I no longer take my God-given gifts for granted,” he says.
Christian’s goal is to become a professor of marketing.