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Amazing Students

As Alex Squires, a master’s degree student in engineering, continues on his path of academic excellence, the world of robotics may never be the same.

Dayrin Mendez, a senior in biological engineering, has a “passion for helping those in need” and will use her UGA education as a springboard to obtain her medical degree.

As a student ambassador for the College of Engineering, Ryan Brush, a junior in biological engineering, says he’s honored to represent the college that has given him so much direction in life.

Casey Johnson, an environmental engineering student and Air Force ROTC cadet, has his sights set firmly on the sky and has taken full advantage of all the opportunities that UGA has provided for him to pursue his passion.

Sokngim Kim is on the path to becoming the first woman engineer in her home country of Cambodia who was educated in the U.S. She plans to return to Cambodia to improve its infrastructure and boost its economy.

Chrissie Brady is earning two seemingly unrelated degrees — in wildlife and fisheries and mechanical engineering — but has her sights set on integrating robotics into environmental education and wildlife management as well as educating others about the environment.