Tag: Friends of the Million Dollar Band

The Spirit of UA

Members of the Million Dollar Band pose in the stands of Bryant-Denny at a football game.

From the Winter 2019 Collegian | When Barbara Stone talks about the Million Dollar Band, her passion for its members and mission are evident in every sentence. Each word is thought out—meticulously chosen to fully represent the respect and love she has for each halftime show, each song from the stands, and each member marching on the field. And that passion has transformed the experience for the students involved. Stone spent her undergraduate career on a piano bench, earning a […]

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A Love of Art and Science

University of Alabama alumnus Bill Jackson and his wife, Barbara, recently gave back to the Capstone by establishing the William P. Jackson Jr. and Barbara Seignious Jackson Endowed Scholarship in Arts and Sciences. This new scholarship is for students who are members of the Million Dollar Band and pursuing a major in physics. This specific niche of student pays homage to Mr. Jackson’s experience here at UA. “I’d like to encourage people in the sciences to play in the Million […]

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