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Phenix City Mayors Ball Scholarship Winners

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -

Phenix City leaders raised more than double the money they expect at this year's first ever Mayor's Ball and as a result 15 students have now been awarded a special scholarship.

Phenix City mayor Eddie Lowe says he hoped to raise $15,000 at the ball to present in scholarships, but was pleasantly surprised to finish the fundraiser with $36,000!

"It was really a blessing. It was refreshing to me to see everybody have a great time with a diverse group of people and it was a success and it was a success for the kids and agencies here in Phenix City," says Lowe.

The money raised was presented to 15 local students and two non-profit agencies:

Non Profit Agencies

- The Cora Reid Greene Home for Children

- The Russell County Child Advocacy Center 

Student Scholarships

- Ethan Calhoun

- Adrian Rodrigues-Febres

- India McCants

- Mary Jenkins

- Joshua Bowman

- Aliya Riley

- Michael Bishop

- Deion Broadnax

- Erin Windsor

- Avery Wooten

- Isia Jenkins

- Jordan Strong

- Quentin Kimbrough

- Jeffery Baker

- Meltrish Sanders

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