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GOOD STUFF: Jefferson Co. seniors earn over $101 million in scholarship money

The Pinebelt Foundation announced the recipients of three scholarships to students in the area.
The Pinebelt Foundation announced the recipients of three scholarships to students in the area.(Pixabay)
Updated: May. 28, 2021 at 11:25 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - JEFCOED graduating seniors were offered over $101.8 million dollars in scholarship money this year.

Last year the total was $72.4 million.

District-wide 2,810 scholarships were offered to 913 students in the class of 2021.

“This is such as a tremendous accomplishment. I am so thrilled and so proud of this senior class. They, like all our students, faced tremendous challenges during this unprecedented school year. I commend them for their commitment to excellence. I can’t wait to see what they accomplish in the future,” said Dr. Walter Gonsoulin, Superintendent of Jefferson County Schools.

he exact total of scholarship money earned was $101,873,983.75.

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