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Oak Grove High School Senior Aaron “Tank” Salter was chosen out of eight Class 4a regional winners as the recipient of the 2020 Bryant-Jordan Special Scholarships Herman L. “Bubba” Scott Coaching Scholarship by The Bryant-Jordan Foundation as its 35th Bryant-Jordan Awards program. Each regional winner was presented a $3,000 scholarship to the college of their choice from the Bryant-Jordan Foundation earlier in the year. This year, instead of a banquet which has been held annually since 1986, the Bryant-Jordan Foundation recognized the regional recipients, the class and overall winners via television and online streaming. During the live broadcast, the seven Scholar-Athlete Class winners and seven Achievement Award Class winners were announced, and each received an additional $3,500 scholarship. The Bryant-Jordan Program, named in honor of legendary coaches Paul “Bear” Bryant and Ralph “Shug” Jordan,  has annually recognized 52 senior student-athletes, one from each of the eight AHSAA districts in Classes 1A-6A and one from each of the four districts in Class 7A in the Bryant-Jordan Achievement Award category and the Bryant-Jordan Scholar-Athlete category. Salter will be attending Lawson State Community College and will be playing his college ball for the Jefferson Post-Graduate Hawks. At Oak Grove High School, “Tank” played IronMan football-playing both on the offensive and defensive line. While at Oak Grove, he had some impressive stats, including 73% blocking percentage on offense for 2018 and 2019 seasons. During his junior and senior years, 2018 and 2019 at Oak Grove, Salter had 48 tackles, 7 tackles for a loss 2 forced fumbles, 1 sack and 1 interception Off the field at Oak Grove he served as the vice president of the math club and as the DECA Vice President of Hospitality. He’s also is member of the National Honor Society and SGA. At Oak Grove, Salter also played two positions on the baseball team, catcher, and first base. At Lawson State, he plans to complete the basic undergraduate requirements and then transfer to a four-year university to pursue a degree in special and/or early education. Congratulations, Aaron “Tank” Salter, we look forward to seeing you on the field with the Hawks and good things for you in the future.