Three North Alabama high school seniors receive a total of $4,200 in scholarships for essays spotlighting serious problem of texting and driving

HUNTSVILLE, AL, May 02, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — The law firm of Morris, King & Hodge P.C. is pleased to announce the three 2019 Driver Safety scholarship winners.

Every year, Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. sponsors a Driver Safety Scholarship program to increase awareness of the dangers of distracted driving. The law firm awards three scholarships to seniors graduating from high schools in Alabama who plan to attend college. To apply, students must submit essays that discuss distracted driving and offer practical information to address this growing issue. This year, with over 50 applicants, Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. selected three winning essays for the Driver Safety Scholarships.

The three scholarship winners are:

First Place— Emily Mann, a senior at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, AL. Emily plans to attend the University of North Alabama in the fall and pursue a degree in Business & Human Resources.

Second Place—Emily Lovejoy, a senior at Florence High School in Florence, AL. Emily plans to study Social Work at the University of North Alabama and was ranked in the Top 10 on the State of Alabama National French Exam in 2017.

Third Place— Sarah Black, a senior at Hazel Green High School in Hazel Green, AL. Sarah plans to attend Calhoun Community College in the fall before transferring to Athens State University. Her goal is to become an early childhood/elementary school teacher.

Joe A. King, a partner at Morris, King & Hodge, P.C., says “Congratulations to the winners and to all those who participated … We recognize that obtaining a college education provides opportunities to young people to pursue fulfilling careers and achieve their dreams. We are delighted to assist these deserving young people.”

The attorneys of Morris, King, & Hodge P.C. understand the importance of being actively engaged in the community and helping to make a positive impact in the lives of others. The lawyers are committed to helping Alabamians, whether that entails delivering exceptional legal representation, raising awareness of distracted driving, or providing college scholarships to students.

About Morris, King & Hodge, P.C.

Morris, King & Hodge is a highly-regarded Huntsville, Alabama personal injury law firm that serves clients in Huntsville and throughout Alabama. Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. is listed in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America, amongst other prominent awards. The firm represents clients in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death law, including car, truck, motorcycle and other motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and product liability. The firm also assists clients in matters involving workers’ compensation, insurance disputes and business litigation. For more information please visit Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. is located at 200 Pratt Avenue NE, Huntsville, AL 35801, and may be reached by phone at (256) 536-0588.

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