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Amazing Students

Ray Paleg, a senior majoring in geography and a Ramsey Honors Scholar, has studied or interned in Thailand (twice), Hawaii, Tanzania and Washington, D.C. She says her “undergraduate experience has been filled with adventure, growth and making memories with the…

Foundation Fellow and senior anthropology major Jacob Kennedy has had the opportunity to study in Morocco and Ethiopia and was even able to combine his academic pursuits with his love of long-distance running.

Whitney Okie, a senior majoring in nutrition science, has been a FACS ambassador, Arch Society member and even started an anti-obesity organization for youths. And along the way, the future doctor fell in love with research.

When she graduates, future math teacher Rachel Seasholtz will remember “the moments that turned into cherished memories and the friends that have turned into family.” She’ll also receive two bachelor’s degrees and a master’s degree on the same day.

Rikerrious Geter, a senior in landscape architecture, knows all about hard work, and how that hard work can pay off. The recipient of several scholarships, he has truly become an ambassador for his chosen profession.

Brittany Whitlock came to UGA looking for a way to serve others in a meaningful way. And she soon found that she could make a big IMPACT. The future medical doctor’s focus is on the intersection of social justice and…