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“Building on Excellence” Scholarship Dinner


Huntsville, AL – September 30, 2015 On October 27, 2015, J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College will host an inaugural “Building on Excellence” Scholarship Dinner at the Davidson Center for Space Exploration.  Dr. Helen T. McAlpine, President at Drake State, is pleased to announce that Mr. John Stallworth, Professional Football Hall of Fame Inductee and local philanthropist, has agreed to be the featured speaker.  Davidson Technologies will be the presenting sponsor for the event.

J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College was established in Huntsville in 1961 and is part of the Alabama Community College System.  Drake State, a student-centered two-year public institution, offers flexible and affordable university-transfer and technical degrees, certificates, adult and continuing education, and customized workforce training to fulfill the diverse needs of the community.

The community is invited to join Drake State for this special evening.  Event proceeds will be used to provide scholarships to academically talented and deserving students.  Corporate and individual sponsors will be recognized for their support of the students at J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College. 

Please visit for details regarding event reservations and sponsorships. Please call Drake State at 256-551-7267 for additional information.    


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