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Amazing Students

Phillip Mote

“There comes that mysterious meeting in life when someone acknowledges who we are and what we can be, igniting the circuits of our highest potential.” - Rusty Berkus

Phillip Mote contends that his time at UGA has been about discovering…

Jenna Ziesenhene

With sights set on on a career in diplomacy and national/international security, Honors student Jenna Ziesenhene realizes the value of experience. The UGA Washington Semester Program allowed her to serve as an intern in the White House in spring 2010,…

Ashley Bartlett

A native of Lake Mary, Fla, Ashley plans to graduate in spring 2011 with a double major in International Affairs and History. Active in UGA’s Honors Program, Ashley has gained valuable academic experience traveling the world as well as participating…

Chelsea Lipocky

Imagine a top sportscaster on the field of a major playoff game a few years from now, and you’ll need to add Chelsea Lipocky to that image! A broadcast major from Columbus, Ga., Chelsea plans to graduate in May 2011…

Lindsey Griffin

Lindsey Griffin is putting her business talents to use helping others. She is an honors student and Leonard Leadership Scholar, and she is active in several projects throughout the Athens area to help underprivileged children. For the past four years,…

Christopher Suddeth

Chris Sudduth’s diverse interests keep him busy and extend his college experience beyond the classroom.. Graduating from UGA in the spring of 2012 with a B.S. Ed. in exercise and sports science and a minor in cellular biology, Chris volunteers…

Eric Tonn

When Eric Tonn graduated from high school in Madison, Ala., he pushed the college selection process to new heights by visiting 23 different colleges looking for exactly the right environment to further his education. After what he calls “major decision…

Julie Laughter

To senior Julie Laughter, UGA is an endless resource of information, organizations and campus activities, and she has made the most of her time here. As a summer intern at Pepsi Cola in their research and development center, she worked…

Heather Savelle

Heather Savelle is committed to agriculture. A triple major in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, she recently completed an internship in the Oconee County Extension Office. She would like to get a master’s degree and become an extension…