BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Zachary Louis Gentry, son of Chad and Michele (Heitkemper) Gentry of Vestavia Hills, Ala., began medical school in July at the University of Alabama Birmingham.
There were 3,800 applicants to the university. After first interviews, that number was reduced to 400. Following a second interview, only 186 were accepted.
Gentry received his white coat Aug. 14 in an impressive ceremony at the university.
He is a May 2016 graduate of Vanderbilt University.