Scholarship Program

The Leo C. Cox Scholarship was established in 2015 by the Friends of the 60’s/Alton Black Alumni Association in honor of his memory and his many contributions to the Alton community. The scholarship awards a $500.00 scholarship award to a deserving AHS senior.

2017 Leo Cox's Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations A'Miracle Gray !



A'Miracle Gray


Graduated as a Junior 

Extracurricular Activities

  • Assisted with special needs students
  • Completed 30 hours as an Algebra tutor
  • Participated in Step

Special Honors

  • English (all years of high school)


  • Special Skills
  • English
  • Algebra
  • Currently attending CNA courses




FOS/ABAA Scholarship Committee:

Bonnie McLemore-Fox, Chair

Eve Booth

Forrest Booth

David Frye

Staci Herron



Contact Information:

Bonnie McLemore-Fox​

c/o Alton Friends of the 60’s

PO Box 1033

Alton, IL 62002