MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabama State men’s golf player Joseph Killebrew was named as a scholarship recipient at the PGA Minority Golf Championship presented by Brown Capital Management in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Killebrew, a freshman from Orlando, Fla, received a $1,000 State Farm Scholarship, which was awarded based on the student’s GPA, community service, and their passion for the game of golf.

“I am so proud of Joseph for being a good representative of Alabama State University and his family,” ASU golf coach Gary Grandison said. “He is on a full academic scholarship and works hard. He has the drive to really achieve greatness. Joseph is one of those guys that really helped us at the end of the  year golf wise, as well as his leadership abilities. The sky is the limit for him, and I’m proud of him for applying for the scholarship earning the award.”

Killebrew was one of 10 State Farm Scholarships recipients award at the Championship’s Welcome Dinner.

“We are proud to present these students with a scholarship for their academic excellence and participation in this great Championship,” said Michael Matlock, the Chief Compliance Officer for State Farm Insurance. “We congratulate each of these student-athletes for their effort both on the golf course and in the classroom.”



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