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Waring “Buck” Trible is a self-proclaimed lover, of all things, fire ants. He credits UGA, the Odum School of Ecology and the entomology department for “enabling my habit” of studying the misunderstood insect. “My dream of becoming a scientist may now be a little more realistic due to the incredible nurturing of this school,” he says.
ValaRae Partee finds value in conducting research and community service projects that help children. Her ultimate goal is to develop a process by which living organisms are used to clean the air. Given unlimited resources, the environmental engineering junior from Lithonia wants to save the planet.
Hillary Liken, who grew up in Athens, has found a wealth of opportunity at UGA. The pre-med student has studied abroad, worked in the exercise vascular biology lab and with the legal affairs office, and volunteered with the Mercy Health Clinic. Her ties to the institution go beyond her matriculation. Her father and mother earned degrees at UGA and her sister is currently enrolled.
While Felicia Harris’s four-year-old son was off to preschool in mid-August, Felicia was off to school, too. She began her doctoral program in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, where she earned a master’s degree in health and medical journalism just this past spring.
Orry Young is an emerging leader, thanks to the experiences he has had in the Army ROTC program and at UGA. As the current student commander of the Bulldog Battalion, UGA’s Army ROTC unit, Orry has been the recipient of various leadership awards. He will be commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant when he graduates in the spring.
Anna McIntyre defines the word “ambition.” From leadership positions in various UGA organizations and honors societies to work experiences on campus and related university internships, this Ball Ground native has plans to one day be a government relations representative for Georgia’s Department of Agriculture or work in the communications department of an agriculture company in Georgia.