Jemison students awarded scholarships

Published 3:13 pm Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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MONTGOMERY, Ala— Lillian Smith and Lauren Jones, both of Jemison, were awarded scholarships by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for their participation in Alabama’s livestock industry Saturday, March 20 at a luncheon held in coordination with the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE) Rodeo. 

The PBCI has a proud history of supporting youth in livestock. Each year, two young people from each of Alabama’s 67 counties are awarded a scholarships from the Tribe to aid in future participation in youth livestock events or further education during SLE Livestock Week.