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May 23, 2007

Homewood resident receives scholarship award at Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Claire Burgess of Homewood is the recipient of the Ursula Clark Parson Scholarship award presented during the college's 2007 Honors Day Convocation.

The award memorializes the mother of late distinguished alumna Mary Jean Parson who was a 1956 Phi Beta Kappa graduate and later a leader in the Birmingham arts community. It is given to a worthy female in her sophomore or junior year who is interested in the field of creative writing.

A junior English major, Burgess is the daughter of Dean and Donna Burgess.

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