Mobile, Ala. (Nov. 14, 2019) – The Mobile Alabama Bowl Community Awards Banquet honoring this year’s art contest winners and scholarship recipients was held last night, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 at the Mobile Marriott. In total, 17 students were honored at the banquet.
The Mobile Alabama Bowl Scholarships, presented by Frank Modarelli of the Mobile Alabama Bowl, are awarded annually through the Mobile Alabama Bowl and C Spire 1st & 10 Club Student of the Month Program. Students of the Month and scholarship recipients were selected based on their leadership, integrity, concern for others and community service.
The Gus Shopoff Memorial Scholarship and the John Gottfried Memorial scholarships are awarded annually to Team Focus members based on academic merit, excellence in leadership, and involvement in the Team Focus program.
Mobile Alabama Scholarship Winners
Conner Shepard ($500) Citronelle High School
Heriberto Leal ($500) Foley High School
Chrystopher Moultrie ($500) McGill-Toolen High School
Z’Kia Campbell ($500) B.C. Rain High School
Haley Vaughan ($500) Alma Bryant High School
Anna Sweet ($500) Saraland High School
Gus Shopoff Scholarship
Von Agee Mobile Christian School
John Gottfried Memorial Scholarship
James Burkholder Gallion, Ohio
The Mobile Alabama Bowl Art Contest invited students from Mobile and Baldwin County schools to enter this annual contest for a chance to earn their school’s art program a cash prize. This year’s theme was “The Port City: the History, the Culture, and the Charm”, and the contest received about 100 entries. Finalists were selected by judges from the Eastern Shore Art Center and the Mobile Museum of Art.
Since 2007, winning artwork has been chosen for the front cover of the Mobile Alabama Bowl Program and that honor this year goes to Catherine Chung from Davidson High School. The Mobile Alabama Bowl has awarded nearly $26,000 to local schools art programs since the contest’s inception.
The winners of this year’s art contest are as follows:
6th – 8th Grade Winners:
1st Place Makayla Ransom Dunbar Magnet School
2nd Place Gianna Estrada St. Paul’s Episcopal School
3rd Place Florencia Carcamo Dalzotto Causey Middle School
9th – 10th Grade Winners:
1st Place Catherine Chung Davidson High School
2nd Place Amelia Herron St. Paul’s Episcopal School
3rd Place Cassidy Bullock Theodore High School
11th – 12th Grade Winners:
1st Place Logan Gates Theodore High School
2nd Place Claire Lee St. Paul’s Episcopal School
3rd Place Catherine Costello St. Paul’s Episcopal School
In addition, the art programs for the winning schools received the following:
$100 Causey Middle School
$300 Davidson High School
$300 Dunbar Magnet School
$400 Theodore High School
$700 St. Paul’s Episcopal School
The 21st annual Mobile Alabama Bowl will kick off at 6:30 pm on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Top teams from the Mid-American Conference and Sun Belt Conference will square off at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.
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