Atlanta, GA (WAFF)- A Florence student won a scholarship from Dr Pepper during
Saturday's SEC Championship Game.
Brooks Bergman, a Mars Hill Bible School student, was
selected to compete for a $100,000 scholarship at the game. Bergman submitted a
video to the season-long Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway explaining why he deserved to win the
Bergman hopes to pursue a degree in pre-med in order to
further his dreams of being a hematologist/oncologist. When Bergman was eleven,
he finished treatment for leukemia and was cured, and he wants to help others.
Bergman and one other finalist threw footballs from five
yards away into a hole in a large Dr Pepper can replica during the
SEC Championship Game's halftime. Bergman successfully completed the most
throws in 30 seconds, winning the grand prize scholarship of $100,000.