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Achievement Week 2017

On November 12, 2017 at 5:00pm in the Auditorium at Central High School, the Alpha Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. celebrated their annual Achievement Week Program. This program celebrated the achievements of over 175 young men from pre-k to 12th grade from the counties of Bibb, Greene, Pickens, Sumter and Tuscaloosa. A $500 scholarship was awarded to a senior from each county plus an additional scholarship in Tuscaloosa County. The scholarship recipients were: Jaleel Anderson – Bibb County, Tony White, Jr. – Greene County, Desmond Hill – Pickens County, Jordan Toole – Sumter County, Erskine Simmons and Dremere Woods – Tuscaloosa County. There were over 600 people in the audience which consisted of parents, teachers, counselors, school administrators, and local school board officials. This program also highlighted the achievements of the local graduate chapter – Alpha Tau and the undergraduate chapters in which they oversee: Rho Gamma – Stillman College, Beta Eta – The University of Alabama, and Alpha Delta Iota – The University of West Alabama. The following graduate awards were given: Omega Man of the Year – Bro. James Granger, Superior Service Award – Bro. Darrell Bradford, Founders’ Award – Bro. Roland Lewis, Col. Charles Young Award – Bro. Charles Stacy, Meritorious Service Award – Bro. Gregory Eubanks, Citizen of the Year- Rev. Tyshawn Gardner, and Advisors of the Year – Bro. Albert Ike, Jr. and Christopher Spencer.
Two of the Tuscaloosa undergraduate chapters even received awards from the state level. Avery Brown II of Rho Gamma – Stillman College received the State of Alabama Undergraduate Omega Man of the Year award. Beta Eta Chapter – The University of Alabama received the following awards: State of Alabama Highest GPA Award with over a 3.0 GPA, State of Alabama Undergraduate Chapter of the Year Award, State of Alabama Social Action Undergraduate Chapter of the Year, State of Alabama State of Alabama Superior Service Award – Bro. Jasper Edwards, State of Alabama Founders’ Award – Bro. Robert Henderson, State of Alabama Highest GPA Award – Bro. Jasper Edwards, State of Alabama Col. Charles Young Award – Bro. Cavin Parrish, State of Alabama Marchdown Champions and State of Alabama Chapter Advisors of the Year – Bro. Albert Ike, Jr. and Bro. Christopher Spencer.
The following is a list of all student recipients from pre-k to 12th grade from their respective counties and schools:
Bibb County Schools
Bibb County High School
Jaleel Anderson, D’Angelo Thompson
Centreville Middle School
Christopher Billingsley, Marcellus Crews, Jai’Qwon Lockett
West Blocton High School
Jaleek Norris
Greene County Schools
Eutaw Primary
Devontae Coleman, Michael Gill, Jamar Smith, Raymond Steele III, Daryl White Jr.
Greene County High School
Sharmarion Daniels, Tariq Rice, Tony White Jr.
Robert Brown Middle School
Jamyas Davis, KeDarion Hood, Tremaine Sanford, Alex Williams
Pickens County Schools
Aliceville High School
Desmond Hill
Gordo High School
Noah Bryant, Xavier Evans, Anthony Guy, Jackson Guy, Chase Henderson, Austin Johnson, De’Lontae Jones, Al’Kwon Manning, De’Andrius Martin, JJ O’Bryant, Richard Simon
Sumter County Schools
Sumter Central High School
Jordan Toole

Tuscaloosa City Schools
Central Elementary School
Landyn Bonner, DeMari Curry, Jerrell Dixon Jr., CaJorie Merriweather, Benjamin Migue-Pascual, Keyon Noland, Hayden Polion
Central High School
Markelin Hunter, Devin Rollins, LeTrell Morrison, Erskine Simmons, Truan Towers, Zyler Wilson
Eastwood Middle School
Colin DeLoach, David Grant III, Lebbeus Overton, Donovan Truelove
Faucett-Vestavia Elementary
Braylon Brown, Houston Burch, Cooper Fanning, Gabriel McNealey, Nicholas Sabatino, Larry Williams III
Northington Elementary
Kadavius Fluker, Kenzariah Harris, Joshiah Irby-Woods, Gabriel Lockett, Yadhir Martinez, Andrew Spencer
Northrige High School
Esclavon Prewitt
Oakdale Elementary School
Xavier Anderson, Ken’Darius Cannon, Logan Green, Demarion Pippen, Zavier Suttles, LaDarreus Tubbs
Paul W. Bryant High School
Dylann Cedeno, Phearthur Edwards Jr., Braxton Hanks, Ke’Zyrian Hunter-Nall, Aaron Smith, Dremere Woods
Skyland Elementary School
Mason Blakely, Demond Little Jr., Thera Peoples, Kyson Rhodes, Larry Taylor, Joseph Williams, Brennan Young
Southview Elementary School
KyDarrion Beck, Kamari Berkeley, Jordan Bryant, Marcus Bryant, A’manuel Carter, Calvin Henry, Dre’Mun Horton, Jacob Hughes, Ezra Jones, David Robinson, Tyler Windham
The Alberta Schools of the Performing Arts
Albert W. Ike
Tuscaloosa Magnet Elementary School
Jasiuah Rainer, Joshua Long, Evan Richardson, Daylon Whitelaw, Demetrius Williams II
Tuscaloosa Magnet Middle School
Terrance Darrington, K J Moton, Kendall Williams
University Place Elementary School
Mason Odum, Kailex Spates, Chad Spencer, Karson Tucker, Brandon Williams, Trenton Williams, Jakobe Wright
University Place Middle School
Aaron Bell Jr., De’Camry Newman, Devin Russell, Tavion Sanders, Derek Spencer, Devin Thomas
Verner Elementary
Jordin Lewis, Aneeq Ouebeidilla, Cameron Thompson, Cedric Tinker
Woodland Forrest Elementary
Brandon Austin, Jaden Barnes, Kendrick Bell, Xavier Hopkins, Mohammed Nagi, Kye Quinn, Cameron Walton

Tuscaloosa County Schools
Brookwood High School
LaDaniel Smith
Buhl Elementary
Za’Kari Williams
Collins-Riverside Middle School
John Oliver Lewis, Zion Oldham, McKeean Rester, Gabriel White
Cottondale Elementary
Kelton Richardson
Hillcrest High School
Tyler Frith, Emmanuel Lodree, Lorenzo Winston
Holt Elementary School
Leo Hernandez
Holt High School
Hakeem Goodman, Marquise Harris, Trevor Nero, Joshua Strozier, Kaleb Welch
Myrtlewood Elementary School
Jaden Coleman, LJ Cormier, Wilkes Cormier, Gavin Renn, Phillip Robinson
Sipsey Valley High School
Joshua Brown, ShaMarcause Hanks, Payton Ingram, Irvan Washington
Sipsey Valley Middle School
JeMarion Garner, Darius Spencer, Sharod White Jr., Christopher Young

Tuscaloosa County High School
Jaylen Banks, Dwight Coleman, Jaden Dancy, Stefan Darling, Frederick Evans, Chamberlain Gittens, Maurice Henry, ZarKendrick Humphrey, Lajuan Jones, Christian Lewis, Samaj McCain, Trey Miller, Dalvin Miniard, Jabrylon Moore, Daylin Steele, Woodrow Washington