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Alfred Richardson

Alfred Richardson

Senior Alfred Richardson knows the importance of leadership and has used UGA’s many resources, opportunities and student organizations to help enhance his college career. He began freshmen year with involvement in the Freshmen Forum, the Outreach Committee of the Student Government Association and the inaugural Freshmen Advisory Board of the Black Affairs Council. Richardson has also been Terry Peer Mentor in the National Association of Black Accountants, director of finance for Reverence Ministries and student ambassador for the Interview Committee…

Lucas Llanso Puente

Lucas Puente

Senior Honors student Lucas Llanso Puente has a bright future. He has published research about American trade with Nicaragua, and he has worked as an intern at the U.S. embassy in Nicaragua. He is on UGA’s model United Nations team and he holds leadership positions with the Roosevelt Institution, a student-run think tank. He worked in Washington, D.C. for Barack Obama and worked with the finance team at the North Carolina State Ports Authority on an activity based costing project…

Akin Adebowale

Akin Adebowale

Akin Adebowale is destined for greatness. Whenever he has the opportunity to do something creative, he takes it. He works with Bryan Calhoun, who manages numerous music artists and other creative ventures. Recently, Adebowale managed the online distribution and art for a work that broke an iTunes Music Store all-time record. He has been involved with UGA’s African Student Union for more than three years in numerous capacities, and he co-produced the highest-grossing ASU event in UGA history. During his…

Sara Brabender

Sara Brabender

White collar criminals beware. Sara Brabender is graduating this summer and will be looking for you! Brabender has been involved in the UGA Honors Program and numerous other student groups on campus related to business, information technology and criminal justice. She has participated in study abroad opportunities in England and Italy, and in the UGA Recreational Sports program. Last summer, she completed an internship with a large accounting firm in the forensic technology unit. After graduation, she plans to pursue…

Arthur Tripp

Arthur Tripp Jr.

Senior Arthur Tripp plans a future in government. He was part of UGA’s inaugural class in the Washington Semester program, and he was a student representative to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents responsible for advising them on issues important to students. Particularly, he worked to open communication with college textbook publishers and helped create cheaper textbooks for students. He has also represented UGA students on the Student Alumni Council, which is responsible for fostering a relationship between…

Bryan Davis

Bryan Davis

Relationships mean a lot to Honors student Bryan Davis. His family tried to steer him to another school instead of UGA, but by then Mark Dawkins, an associate dean in the Terry College of Business, had already become a mentor. During a recruiting program, Dawkins gave Davis a personal tour of the Terry College, shared his personal experiences and offered personal and career advice. Pamela Kleiber, CURO coordinator and associate director of the Honors Program, introduced Davis to research opportunities…