A high school senior in Albany receives a special new award from the Albany Downtown Sertoma Club.
Alexis Burse is the first hearing impaired scholarship recipient from the club. The number one focus of Sertoma International is service to the hearing impaired.
Alexis will be graduating from Monroe High School this month and will use the five hundred dollar scholarship for college.
"I am very proud of Alexis because Alexis has accomplish a lot. Alexis was not born hearing impaired, but she lost her hearing at 17 months," said Manya Burse, her mother.
Alexis plans to attend college in Atlanta.
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