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Linden’s Isaiah Scott will receive MCSHOF’s annual scholarship

The Marengo County Sports Hall of Fame has announced the selection of Linden High School student-athlete Isaiah Scott as the recipient of the organization’s 2018 annual scholarship

Scott will receive the scholarship award at the induction ceremony and banquet on Monday, Feb. 12, at the Demopolis Civic Center.

Linden High School’s Isaiah Scott will receive this year’s Marengo County Sports Hall of Fame annual scholarship during the organization’s induction ceremony on Feb. 12.

Scott, who is a star in basketball, football and track at LHS, maintains a grade point average of 3.2 while participating in all these sports, and was the captain of the 2017 Patriot football team. 

Scott played in the AHSAA 2017 North v. South Basketball Game, was the West Alabama Watchman Player of the Week, received the Linden football team’s Highest GPA Award for three years and was selected as outstanding player on a number of occasions. 

Scott is also very active in other school activities as well as a community volunteer.

The annual MCSHOF ceremony and meal will be at the Demopolis Civic Center with gathering time between 5 and 6 p.m. and the program beginning promptly at 6 p.m. There will be recognition of the 46 previous inductees who have brought fame and honor to the county through their civic endeavors as well as athletic skills ranging from football, baseball, basketball, softball, boxing, wrestling, tennis, track and umpiring. There will be a keepsake program given to each attendee. 

The 10th annual induction ceremony and dinner will also see two Sweet Water State Championship Teams recognized.

Ticket to the banquet are $25 and may be purchased from Tom Boggs, Tony Speegle, First Bank of Linden, the Westside Branch of Robertson Bank, the Demopolis Branch of Sweet Water State Bank, or from any board member.

This year’s inductees include: Sidney “Sid” Atkins, Tom Boggs, Keith Holley,  and Cecil Robinson.

(This article originally appeared in the Wednesday, January 31 issue of the Demopolis Times.)