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Amazing Students

Jaylon Thompson, a senior majoring in digital and broadcast journalism, is living out his dream of earning his degree from the Grady College. His hard work paid off with the opportunity to cover the Olympics in Rio. His goal is…

Anna Beth Smith, a senior majoring in political science and human development and family science, says service is her passion and she has the experience to prove it, volunteering and mentoring across campus and the community. And if that and…

As a future doctor, Madison Miracle believes that medicine can be used as an agent of change, and she’s already put that belief into practice through volunteer work and study abroad. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg for…

Terry College alumnus and current law school student Marcol Harvey is committed to teaching young people who face obstacles that their dreams are attainable.

Kayla Alward’s loving care for the calves at the UGA Dairy led to her selection as UGA and Southeast Student Employee of the Year. But her activity doesn’t stop there. She’s president of the Dairy Science Club, an ambassador for…

Jason Lee is a Ph.D. student in the Institute of Higher Education. After graduation, he plans to continue researching higher education issues as a faculty member or as a research analyst.

For Jonah Driggers, UGA has opened many doors, including work with the Roosevelt Institute, an internship at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, trips to England, South Korea, Cuba and Tanzania, and much more. And if he could, he’d…

Morrison Nolan, a senior majoring in geology and chemistry, is a Goldwater Scholar and Foundation Fellow who plans to continue his studies in paleontology.

Jasmine Bush, a senior majoring in agricultural education, has a hectic academic schedule but still finds time to volunteer and mentor. Her love of animals has her on a path to become a veterinarian.