Jones, Dickinson earn Deans scholarships

SPECIAL TO THE REPORTER

Kristina Jones of Alabaster and Heather Dickinson of Columbiana have each been awarded an $18,000 Dean&8217;s Scholarship to attend the University of Mobile. Jones is a senior at Thompson High School. Dickinson is a senior at Shelby County High School.

The Dean&8217;s Scholarship is awarded in recognition of the deans of the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business, Christian Studies, Education and Nursing.

The scholarship recognizes individuals who exhibit the potential to develop academically and as leaders in their careers, families, churches and communities.

The award is valued at $4,500 per year, awarded over eight consecutive semesters and is renewable provided the recipient maintains a full-time student status per semester and a 2.50 grade point average. The scholarship includes a $1,000 room-and-board grant, dependent on the student&8217;s living in the residence halls