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Sept. 13, 2012

Birmingham-Southern College student selected to receive a UPS Scholarship

Birmingham-Southern senior Kenzie McEachernBirmingham-Southern senior Kenzie McEachern of Birmingham has been selected to receive a $2,400 UPS Scholarship provided through the Alabama Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAICU).

The AAICU is a statewide association for private colleges and universities which is affiliated with the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC). At the national level, CIC teams up with the UPS Foundation to distribute funding of the UPS Scholarship. This year, CIC awarded nearly $1.5 million in scholarships from its UPS Educational Endowment Fund to private institutions of higher learning across the nation.

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of the students' academic achievement and worthiness.

McEachern is an art major and a member of the college's Art Students League. She is the daughter of Linda and Michael McEachern and a 2009 graduate of Ottawa Hills High School.

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