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Jemison students awarded scholarships

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.