Rowe awarded Dizzy Dean Scholarship

Published 5:58 pm Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Shea Rowe (right) was recently awarded the Clanton Dizzy Dean Baseball Scholarship. He is shown with Dr. Jeff Price.

Chilton County High School senior Shea Rowe has been awarded the 2012 Clanton Dizzy Dean Baseball Scholarship.

Each year, the local award is given to an applicant who is a high school senior and who participated in the youth baseball program.

Rowe played in the Clanton program from first through sixth grades. He was a member of the 2002 championship team, International Paper, in the city of Clanton’s Farm League and Tournament. The team finished its season with 15 wins and 1 loss under head coach Tim Minor and assistants Jason Moatts, Barry Ousley and Tommy Truss.

Dr. Jeff Price recently presented Rowe with a $500 scholarship from the Clanton Dizzy Dean Baseball Scholarship Fund.

Rowe is the 18-year old-son of Dr. and Mrs. Barry Rowe of Clanton. He is active in his school, church and community.

Some of his extracurricular activites include National Beta Club, SGA, Pre-Cal Club, the Pride of Chilton County Band, FFA and Habitat for Humanity. He is an Eagle Scout and voted his school’s Homecoming King and Most Popular.

He is also actively involved in Clanton First United Methodist Church, where he is a member of DV8 Student Ministry. He was the Clanton Evening Lion’s Club receipient of the Troy University Leadership Scholarship and the Rotary Club of Chilton County’s Youth Leadership Scholarship.

Rowe will graduate from Chilton County High School in May. He has been accepted to Huntingdon College in Montgomery, where he plans on pursuing a double major in music and business. He will be a member of the Scarlet & Grey Marching Band at Huntingdon this fall.