Walter A. Hall of Snow Camp, a 2017 graduate of Alamance Community College, was recently selected as the Community College Presidents’ Scholars Program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. It is a renewable $2,000 scholarship awarded to one student who has earned an associate’s degree from Alamance Community College and plans to transfer to UNCG in the upcoming fall semester.
This year ACC’s Financial Aid Office received 16 student applicants for the scholarship who each submitted an essay and letter of support. ACC President Dr. Algie Gatewood selected Hall as the College’s recipient for the 2017-2018 school year.
Hall is earning his Associate in Science from ACC this month and plans to major in biology at UNCG this fall. While he aspires to become a surgeon, he also hopes to pursue global health in order to make a difference beyond America and into Third World countries.
UNCG has offered this program for a number of years as a cooperative endeavor between the University and community colleges in the Piedmont Triad area. It is designed to acknowledge the leadership of area community college presidents and the contribution of their students.