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May 23, 2007

Two current students receive scholarship award at Birmingham-Southern College

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Bryant Allen of Fairhope and Aaron Edwards of Ridgeland, Miss. are the recipients of the Turnipseed-Ikenberry Scholarship presented during the college's 2007 Honors Day Convocation. The award provides full tuition, room and board, and fees for juniors or seniors demonstrating high academic achievement majoring in physics, mathematics, history, French or German. It is renewable for one year.

The scholarship was established by the late Dr. Ernest Ikenberry and his wife, Janice Turnipseed Ikenberry, in tribute to her ancestors. Her great-grandfather, John Walton, was a founder of Southern University at Greensboro, and her grandfather was a longtime trustee. Both her parents were graduates of the college.

Allen is a junior math major and the son of Dr. Ellis and Katherine Allen. Edwards is a junior history major and the son of Guy and Marsha Edwards.

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