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The ACCS Legacy

The Alabama Community College System is the heartbeat of Alabama’s future. More than 9 out of 10 ACCS students come from Alabama, and more than 9 out of 10 stay in Alabama after school. Those who graduate from our 26 member colleges become the workers, leaders and innovators for Alabama’s next generation. After five decades of building Alabama’s future through education, we wanted to capture that story through the voices of our alumni.

If you are a part of the ACCS legacy, we want to hear your story. Nothing is more inspirational to today’s students than the stories of those who have come before them – those who have gone on to change and strengthen our communities right here in Alabama.

Enter to win a $5,000 scholarship in your name

By sharing your story here, you will be entered to win a $5,000 scholarship in your name. Your legacy will live on through one student from your alma mater who plans to attend one of the 26 colleges in the ACCS system starting in 2014. The winner will be chosen based on one simple criterion: How have you used the education you received as an ACCS student to strengthen your life, your community and our state?

A panel of six ACCS college presidents will determine finalists, and we’ll solicit input from the ACCS community through social media to help us choose a winner. Submit your story here, either as a video or written text, and help us continue to inspire Alabama’s future. How to Enter ›