Abbe Van Gorder “trusted that UGA would provide opportunities that no other college would be able to offer,” and she’s made the most of it by pursuing a double major, taking on a role as a student ambassador, volunteering in the local school district and earning scholarships.
Kassie Smith, who is earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics education simultaneously, not only has excelled in the classroom but has volunteered extensively and still managed to find time for one of her passions: Bulldog athletics.
Tiffany Chu is simultaneously working toward both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, but the Arch Society member still finds the time to give back to the community.
Hannah Bossie, a senior in exercise and sport science, has fallen in love with research as an undergraduate and plans to pursue her doctorate so that one day she can be an inspiring mentor to young scientists.
Zack Kroll found his calling in life through Teach for America and is getting even more hands-on experience as he pursues his master’s in the College of Education.
Tori Foster, a Ph.D. student in educational psychology, hopes to have a positive impact on students’ lives by improving their educational and learning experiences.
As a President’s Fulfilling the Dream Award winner, Charles King, a senior majoring in middle school education, will leave a big mark on UGA and Athens when he graduates. He plans to spread his knowledge with Teach for America.