12th Annual Stillman College Scholarship Golf Tournament A Huge Success
BOBBY HUMPHREY/SCHOLARSHIP SWINGERS
HEADLINE STILLMAN GOLF TOURNAMENT
Fun, fellowship, and friendly, but fierce competition dominated at the 12th Annual Stillman College Scholarship Golf Tournament, held Friday, October 19 in Birmingham at Roebuck Golf Course. Approximately 68 golfers competed for the coveted Stillman golf awards, but none more fiercely than the select group of Scholarship Swingers who competed in raising funds for scholarships through financial sponsorships for themselves. Earning the title of Stillman Scholarship Swinger of the Year 2012 were Gloria Dennard, Stillman alumna and Darryl Jones, member of the tournament planning team, who raised the largest amount in the competition. Others participating in the Scholarship Swinger competition were Corine Williams, Stillman alumna, Jordan Frazier, honorary Stillman alumnus, and Alvin Washington, member of the planning team. Bobby Humphrey, former star running back at the University of Alabama and with the Denver Broncos of the NFL, was dynamic as the tournament's celebrity golfer with whom the various teams were able to tee off and take memorable, souvenir photographs.
The first-place winning team (male) included John Hackett, Jr., Louis Kelker, Jesse Hosey, and Robert Crenshaw. Second place team included Jim Fisher, Doc Fisher, Walter Thomas, and Steve Walker. First-place winning team (female) included Patience Claybon, Gloria Dennard, and Bonika Wilson. Second-place (female) winning team included Carole Johnson,Vernita Johnson, and Corine Williams.
Among the corporate supporters were: Arcadis/Malcolm Pirnie, Alabama Power Company, Bennette’s Motor World, Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Birmingham Times, CBS-TV 42, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Crown Automobile Company, Bob Dickerson, Enterprise Car Rental, Fairfield Grill, Janice Jefferson, King Acura Automobile Company, Kiwanis Club of Vulcan, Lawson State Community College, Lena’s East of the Mississippi Diner, Dr. Ernest McNealey, President, Stillman College; MetLife Insurance Company, Miles College Alumni Association, Peter and Nikki Payne, Professional Women Golf Association, Pzzazz Studios, Siemens Company, Regions Bank, Roebuck Golf Course, State Farm Insurance Company, Stillman College, and Westminster Presbyterian Church.
The tournament planning committee consisted of Gloria Dennard, Chair; James Lewis, Jordan Frazier, Darryl Jones, and Alvin Washington, Co-Chairs, plus Cynthia Abernathy, Arthur Bailey, Renwick Jones (Stillman Alumni Affairs Office), Cora Williams, and Corine Williams.
Proceeds from the golf tournament will be used to fund scholarships to qualified Birmingham-Metropolitan Area students to attend Stillman. Students interested in applying for a scholarship may contact Gloria Dennard at firstname.lastname@example.org or Renwick Jones at email@example.com.
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