Alex is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Paulk. He will be attending Auburn University this fall. He has been awarded the Leadership and Academic Achievement scholarships, two four-year scholarship covering portions of his tuition and fees. He has also been selected to receive the Auburn University Board of Trustees Scholarship for $1,000. Alex was also awarded a freshman housing scholarship along with an academic scholarship to the University of Alabama Birmingham. He is also the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship through Guardian Credit Union. Alex plans on majoring in mechanical engineering. He has been involved in numerous activities throughout high school. These include: Varsity Football- Captain, National Honor Society, Jr. Beta Club, Class Vice President, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Boys Scouts Venturing Crew.