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McCollough Establishes Scholarship to Honor Her Late Husband

Joan Mackey McCollough, of Winter Haven, Fla., has given $25,000 to the College to establish the Jasper O. McCollough Jr., MD, Memorial Endowed Scholarship to honor the memory of her husband. Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in the College’s premedical program. A graduate of The University of Alabama, McCollough received his medical degree from the Medical College of Alabama in Birmingham (now UAB School of Medicine) in 1959. After serving as a U.S. Navy flight surgeon, he established an orthopedic surgery practice in Florida. He died in 2009.