Marjorie Butler was a star on the UGA women’s basketball team, but her work in the classroom has been just as spectacular. This month, she’s receiving her second bachelor’s degree and has been accepted at nine medical schools.
Merin Joshy, a senior in human development and family science, plans to become a researcher/professor in the field of marriage and family therapy.
Nakia Smith, a senior majoring in financial planning, found that UGA was the perfect place to overcome some personal obstacles and set herself on a bright path to a successful future in her professional life.
Ben Jacobs discovered his passion for financial planning at UGA, and he’s already using those skills to help others through programs outside of school.
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.
In her short time at UGA, financial planning major Keturah Orji has done some amazing things both in the classroom and on the track and field team, and she has multiple scholar-athlete honors to show for it.
Whitney Okie, a senior majoring in nutrition science, has been a FACS ambassador, Arch Society member and even started an anti-obesity organization for youths. And along the way, the future doctor fell in love with research.