The Exchange Club of Albany has presented the A.C.E., Accepting The Challenge of Excellence Award, to a local high school senior Zakendria Washington. ACE winners have overcome adversities in their lives yet they are able to graduate with their class. Zakendria not only is graduating, she has a 3.8 GPA and is ranked #5 in her class. The club presented her with a $500 scholarship. As the local winner in Albany, her name goes on to the District competition where her entry will compete with others from throughout Georgia for the District Winner. The District winner will compete in a National Exchange competition for a $10,000 scholarship.