Celebrating Sports Fellowship, 
Spirit, and Community Pride
Welcome to our GCAC
Gulf Shores High School Scholar 
Athlete Nominees page. 

Each of the following scholar athletes have been recognized and honoured at our Gulf Coast Athletic Club for their individual outstanding performance on the field or court and for their excellence in the classroom. 

Each nominee will be entered into our scholarship pool, where our GCAC board of directors will review and vote for one outstanding male and female scholar athlete.
The Gulf Coast Athletic Club
Is Proud To Announce Our 
2020-2021--Scholar Athlete 
$2,500 Scholarship Award Winners!

Alleigh Coburn and Harsh Gandhi

Alleigh and Harsh will both receive a $2,500 Scholarship Award.
The GCAC, through the continued hard work of their members and partnered sponsors, were able to maintain the scholarship award 
at the highest amount in the clubs history.

Alleigh and Harsh were chosen from a distinguished list of Scholar Athletes from the Gulf Shores High School.  We wish nothing but continued success in the futures of both our winners and all the Nominees.

G U L F   C O A S T   A T H L E T I C   C L U B
Jake Lartigue & Kaily Werthem with Linda Martin & David Lee
The nominees for 2021-2022 
Scholarship Awards include:
(listed in order of most recent appearance at our GCAC Meetings)
 2020-2021 Scholarship Winners: Alleigh Coburn and Harsh Gandhi
with President George Autrey and Taylor Means.

Nominees from our meeting of October 25th, 2021.
 Mackenzie Morrison   &   Caleb Colvin 

From Mackenzie Morrison:
My name is Mackenzie Morrison and I am a senior at Gulf Shores High School. I have played on the Gulf Shores Varsity Volleyball team as a starter since my freshman year, play for Gulf Shores High School on the tennis team, and have played club volleyball since fifth grade. I am in the National Honor Society with a 4.3 GPA and made a 32 on my ACT. I plan to attend The University of Alabama and major in architectural engineering with a minor in interior design. I hope to one day own my own firm. I am inspired by my friends, teammates, and family who push me to be better, achieve success, and accomplish my goals. 

From Caleb Colvin:
I am a member of the cross country, swim, track, tennis, and scholars bowl teams. I qualified for state in cross country every year of high school and sectionals for the swim team twice. I have a 31 on the ACT with a GPA of 4.14. I am the senior class president at Gulf Shores and vice president of the international club. I was recently voted the 2021 homecoming king. I have had perfect attendance since I was in the 5th grade. I will be attending the University of Alabama pursuing a business degree in the fall of 2022.


Nominees from our meeting of October 11th, 2021.
 Caroline Hudson   &   Charlie Hollis 

​Caroline Hudson by Dr. McCollough:
Dr. Gaylon McCollough began the introductions of our first set of Scholar/Athletes by saying this is his highlight of any meeting. Our Female Scholar/Athlete is Caroline Hudson. She is now a 3 sport athlete - Cheerleader, Soccer, & Cross Country. She has a 4.1, a member of the National Honor Society, and is President of the Student Government Association. She’d like to go into Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama, where she’d like to try out as a UA Cheerleader. She’s also in our Homecoming Court.

Charlie Hollis by Dr. McCollough:
Our Male Scholar/Athlete is Charlie Hollis, #86 at Tight End on the Football Team and a Champion Wrestler with a 48-2 record last year! He has a 4.2 GPA and is a National Honor Society member who serves as a Gulf Shores High School Ambassador. He’s been offered a Football scholarship to Birmingham Southern, and represented GSHS at Boys State. He thanked God first and foremost.

Introduced by Dr. McCollough
Introduced by Dr. McCollough
Scholarship Recipients
    ​Alleigh Coburn and Harsh Gandhi    
with George Autrey and Taylor Means