Excel student gets All-Star

Excel native Kerrigan Faith Welch has been selected as a team member for the this year’s All-Aabama Academic Team from Coastal Alabama Community College by Phi Theta Kappa, two-year college presidents, and community college state associations who co-sponsor All-State Academic Team recognition programs in 32 states.

Welch earned status as a Bronze Coca-Cola Scholar ($1000 scholarship), and Wilson earned status as a Gold Coco-Cola Scholar ($1500 scholarship). There are only 50 Bronze Scholars and 50 Gold Scholars in the nation.

Each two-year college in Alabama may nominate two students fr...