Snead State Students Selected to the 2018 All-Alabama Academic Team


Two sophomores will represent Snead State Community College during the All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 13, in Montgomery.

Joy Grace Webb and Alexandra Blackstone, both of Albertville, will be among 50 students representing two-year colleges within the Alabama Community College System. All-Alabama Academic Team students are nominated by their respective colleges. Students selected must possess a minimum GPA of 3.25, be involved in campus activities and have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours at their respective colleges. 

The daughter of Jackie and Jerry Webb, Joy plans to major in Public Relations and Sports Broadcasting. She is a member of the student Ambassadors, the Phi Theta Kappa and Sigma Kappa Delta honor societies, and the National Honor Society for Leadership and Success. She volunteers as an announcer for the Men’s and Women’s Basketball program, the Baseball program and the Softball program at Snead State. She received recognition as the “Voice of Snead” during the Sophomore Night activities for the basketball program. She is also a Presidential Scholar.

Joy works as a tutor for Snead State’s Academic Success Center and volunteers at Shepherd’s Place Preschool and Kindergarten in Boaz. She works with the Marketing/Public Relations office at Snead State. Her plans are to transfer to Samford University after graduating in May. She will pursue a Bachelor degree in Public Relations and Sports Broadcasting with a goal of becoming either a sideline reporter for ESPN or a public relations professional at a college.

The daughter of Kim Blackstone and Larry Blackstone, Alexandra is majoring in Business. She is a member of the Sigma Kappa Delta honor society and the Phi Beta Lambda organization for business students. She serves as Vice President of Fellowship for Phi Theta Kappa, Secretary of the Student Government Association, President of the student Ambassadors and Publicity Chair of the National Honor Society for Leadership and Success. She is also a Presidential Scholar.

She has been named to the President’s List at Snead State and was crowned the 2018 Homecoming Queen. She volunteers as a third and fourth grade Bible study leader at Crossville First Baptist Church, as a tutor for the Academic Success Center, and for the United Way Can-A-Thon and Blessings in a Backpack. She plans to transfer to the University of Alabama to pursue a Bachelor degree in Marketing. Her goal is to work in sales until she has the resources to invest in her own company. She hopes to launch an online clothing and gift shop designed to empower women and promote a positive self-image.

The All-Alabama Academic Team Recognition Program was founded in 1995 to complement the All-USA National Academic Team Program sponsored by USA Today, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, and the American Association of Community Colleges.

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