FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 1, 2006
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College student Cal Woodruff of Abbeville, La., has received the 2007 Alliance Francaise Travel Award.
The award will pay for Woodruff to travel to Paris in the spring. It is sponsored by the Alliance Francaise of Birmingham, a non-profit, privately supported association founded by area Francophiles.
The group aims at developing cultural exchanges between the United States and France. It also promotes the study of French while fostering friendship between French and American people mainly through the organization of social and cultural events and French language classes.
Woodruff, a senior French/English major, is the son of Calvin Woodruff of Abbeville, La.