Two RHS seniors receive Cattlemen scholarships
At the 73rd annual Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show’s Awards Banquet Feb. 27, two Russellville High School students were among those to win the “High School Attending 2-Year” scholarship.
Hanna Malone and Levi Hargett, both seniors at RHS, were awarded the scholarship, two of 52 scholarship recipients through the Alabama Cattlemen’s Foundation.
Malone is the daughter of John and Teresa Malone of Spruce Pine. She plans to major in elementary education at Northwest-Shoals Community College.
Hargett is the son of Michael and Melissa Hargett of Spruce Pine. He plans to major in agriscience at NW-SCC.
The AFC serves to engage in educational and scientific activities to improve the beef cattle industry in Alabama and educate youth on the importance of beef cattle in Alabama. Throughout the year, the AFC supports numerous organizations and events that help to educate and train future generations of the livestock industry.
In addition to being high school seniors planning to attend any two-year school and exhibiting excellence in academics and leadership, student recipients must be the children or grandchildren of Alabama Cattlemen’s Association members for two consecutive years.