Good Hope City Council approves WSCC endowed scholarship fund

Good Hope’s Susan Eller, Corey Harbison, Terry Shabel, Jerry Bartlett and Christie Chamblee (not pictured) will be participating in the Alabama League of Municipalities Economic Development Academy beginning Nov. 1. (Nick Griffin/The Cullman Tribune)

GOOD HOPE, Ala. – Good Hope’s City Council held its regularly scheduled meeting at Good Hope City Hall Tuesday night and covered a light list of agenda items. The council began Tuesday night’s meeting by discussing plans and ideas for the upcoming Good Hope Christmas Parade. The Parade will be held Dec. 11 starting at 2 p.m.

The Council also approved $5,000 per year to be put toward The City of Good Hope Scholarship Fund that will annually benefit a graduating senior from Good Hope High School that plans to attend Wallace State Community College. The money will come from the city’s alcohol funds.

Scholarship Guidelines:

  • Recipient will receive a scholarship award to fund up to full tuition, fees, books and supplies.
  • Open to all graduating seniors from Good Hope High School
  • Recipient must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Recipient must demonstrate financial need (as determined by the FAFSA and additional funds awarded from other sources) and an essay explaining their need for scholarship assistance and why they have chosen their career field.

The Good Hope City Council will hold its next regularly scheduled meeting Monday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Good Hope City Hall.

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