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Jackson-Olin student receives prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

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JaMarcus McCall, a senior at Jackson-Olin High School, has been awarded the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship.

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program selects 1,000 talented students across the nation each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at the college or university of their choice. McCall already has plans to attend Tuskegee University and major in business administration.  He is the son of Patsy McCall and has a grade point average of 4.094.

He is the president of Student Government Association, voted Mr. Jackson-Olin High School Homecoming 2012 and a member of Kappa Leadership and Development League and Jackson-Olin Male Leadership.  He is also a member of the Jackson-Olin choir and marching and concert bands.

His community service activities include Birmingham Museum of Art docent, Youth Serve Community Outreach, Birmingham Municipal Courthouse intern, teen prosecutor for Jefferson County Teen Court, Hands On Birmingham community service outreach and Ronald McDonald House.

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