Young Heroes of 2023

Alabama Public Television has announced the winners of its 2023 APT Young Heroes scholarships.  

Each student will each receive a $5,000 scholarship to the school of their choice, a laptop computer and other prizes as well.

Nominees for APT’s Young Heroes Award must be full-time students in a 9th through 12th grade curriculum, and must have demonstrated academic excellence, active participation in their community and the courage to persevere in the face of adversity.

Emily Cassity

Citronelle High School

Emily Cassity is a senior at Citronelle High School in Citronelle, Alabama. She has maintained straight A’s in school since…

Jacori Gaddis

Thompson High School

Jacori Gaddis is a junior at Thompson High School in Alabaster, Alabama. The youngest of six children, Jacori is described…

Ashton Goodloe

Central High School

Ashton Goodloe is a senior at Central High School in Florence, Alabama. Ashton is set to finish third in his…

Elyse Mae Dean

Pickens Academy

Elyse Mae Dean is a senior at Pickens Academy in Carrollton, Alabama. She maintains a 4.0 GPA and is ranked…

Joshua Wortham

James Clemens High School

Joshua Wortham is a senior at James Clemens High School in Madison, Alabama. Joshua has a 4.04 GPA. He was…

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