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Amazing Students

Whether this Foundation Fellow is studying, volunteering, working or singing, Marcus Hines is one of the busiest and most involved individuals on campus

A passion for public service is a trademark of this week’s amazing student, Jill Turner.

A sincere commitment to mankind makes Trey Sinyard truly amazing.

Dyci Manns says it best. “College isn’t about picking a major; it’s about doing a bunch of crazy, seemingly unrelated things that show you what life is all about.”

Dervin Junior Cunningham exemplifies how a UGA student can make the most of his freshman year. The son of Jamaican immigrants and the first in his family to attend college, Dervin has already achieved a variety of scholastic successes.

It’s obvious why Jonathan Arogeti was offered the prestigious honor of delivering the Commencement Address. Between his scholastic honors, his service to others and his commitment to campus activities, Jonathan exemplifies the spirit of UGA.

Whether he’s in Dr. Melissa B. Davis’ genetic lab conducting breast cancer research, studying in the Science Library, tutoring local school children or playing a pick up game of basketball in the Ramsey Center, Chris Walker is a busy guy!…

“Paging Dr. Morgan. Repeating. Paging Dr. Morgan.” While the sounds of this page may not yet be reverberating in a hospital hallway, they will be soon enough.

Blake Mitchell is an amazing student leader.  From his involvement with student government, the UGA Visitors Center, various academic programs, and CineClub, Blake has accomplished much. He was chosen as a Leonard Leadership Scholar and is a member of the…

Economics and English double major, Alyson Pittman says UGA’s intellectual culture mixed with an immense love of sporting events made it an obvious choice for her. From her on campus teaching experiences, to an outreach experience in Tanzania, to climbing…

Ariel Garrett believes in living and learning life to its fullest. When she graduates next year with a double major in psychology and English, the Haralson County native will be a mere 20 years old. During that time, Ariel has…

A passion for culture, arts and politics has allowed Matthew Sellers to experience some of UGA’s more fascinating programs, including the Honors Program, the Roosevelt Institute, CURO, studies abroad and more. 

Morgann Lyles isn’t afraid of adventures—or changing her major to suit her life’s goals. The Foundation Fellowship drew her to UGA, and her majors in French and African-American studies are now expanding her horizons beyond her expectations.

Music and a major in international affairs have taken David Okun to surprising places around the world—from singing Gregorio Allegri’s Miserere in the Sistine Chapel in Italy to scrambling to the top of a waterfall in Costa Rica.