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Amazing Students

Miller Singleton has traveled to distant countries to begin her trek as a physician “so that I can have the capacity to serve others through medicine.” But her greatest experience has been right here on campus working with UGA Miracle.…

Rahul Shah, a junior majoring in economics and biology, has been involved in research since he started at UGA, volunteers at a local hospital, is president of World Ambassadors and is an IMPACT leader. The future doctor plans a career…

Kace Crawford, who is earning his Bachelor of Social Work, has worked hard to pay his way through school but managed to find ways to turn all of his trials into an adventure.

Nadia Gabriel, a pre-dental student majoring in biological sciences, has studied abroad, conducted research, volunteered in the community, performed music and even found time to raise a puppy for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind.

As an Army ROTC cadet and Honors student, Charles Turnbow’s time at UGA, which he finds “alive in every meaning of the word,” has been filled with activity, and he’s taken advantage of every minute of it.

Senior Kevin Pfeiffer is a busy young man, juggling a handful of jobs while pursuing his passion of landscape architecture and working toward a career that is fast paced, challenging and inspiring.

Hannah Galloway, a senior majoring in biology, is passionate about children and volunteers her time to mentor them, which is fitting, considering she plans on becoming a pediatrician.

Former UGA gymnast and current graduate student Chelsea Davis tries “to never go into things with the fear of failure but rather with the sheer determination to make it happen no matter what.”

Natalie Bouyett, a master’s student in the School of Social Work, has taken her education in management of nonprofit organizations and successfully put it to work in the community.

Leighton Rowell, a senior majoring in history and Romance languages, excels in the classroom, but her academic prowess has allowed her the opportunity to defend essays in Oxford, stargaze in Morocco and pray in the temples of Bali.

Thanks to the opportunities UGA has provided, Erin Burnett, a junior majoring in agricultural communication, has not only excelled in the classroom but has been able to pursue her passion of world travel.

Torre Lavelle, a 2015 Udall Scholar who is interning with the U.S. Department of State this semester, has traveled to six continents to study as a UGA student. But she still found time to lead a Girl Scout troop for…

Kip Lacy, a senior majoring in ecology and biology, has a passion for research, specifically with fire ants, but sometimes that conflicts with his other passion: music.

Karishma Sriram, a senior majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, says she is “beyond blessed” when describing her time at UGA, which has included travel around the world as a Foundation Fellow.

Colton Fowlkes, who is graduating this summer with degrees in biology and psychology, is thankful for his “well-rounded college experience” at UGA. He served as Hairy Dawg, was involved with UGA Miracle and guided tours around campus. Next up: making…

Lindsey Cheek excelled on the UGA gymnastics team, but she also excels in the classroom. The triple major — microbiology, biology and psychology — has her sights set on becoming a doctor.