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News articles categorized as: Amazing Students

Amazing Student: Kristian Joi Walker

November 12, 2019
Walker's passion is to create equal access to educational opportunity and lead a fight against illiteracy while inspiring children.

A love for community, educating and good music

November 11, 2019
This month’s amazing student is Parker Nail, who is a social studies education Double Dawg and plans to teach high school history.

Finding strength in the ‘connection between mind and body’

October 25, 2019
This month’s amazing student is Megan Foltz, who is studying exercise and sport science and plans to become a physician’s assistant.

New mathematics teacher is always cheering for her students

May 17, 2019
May's Amazing Student, Cassandra Koes, was introduced to the UGA campus before most other freshman were even moved in, arriving early for cheerleading tryouts.

Drive to succeed led veteran to his new teaching degree

May 8, 2019
Perry West, a decorated war veteran of the U.S. Army, has traveled the world and influenced thousands of soldiers, but his latest achievement is graduating from the College of Education.

What's that singing from the top of Hull Deck? A budding audiologist

April 24, 2019
Payton Lack's personal experiences with hearing loss influenced his career path in communication sciences and disorders.

Student ambassador aims to inspire others to serve

April 2, 2019
Experiences on and off campus have helped Mary Terry push boundaries of academics, leadership, and service.

Amazing Student: 'You never stop growing'

March 28, 2019
Cedric Sanders is pursuing his doctorate after decades of gaining life experiences in corporate America, law enforcement, and education.

Sport management student combines passions for sport, analytics

February 26, 2019
Foundation Fellow Ben Starks has a laser focus on his goal of combining his passion for analytics and basketball for a career in professional sports. If that doesn't work out, there's always secretary of state.

A belief in 'grit over wit'

December 11, 2018
UGA Amazing Student Anita Qualls is working toward a career in academic medicine. Along the way, she has played a key role in the Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction Lab in the College of Education, directed by assistant professor Jarrod A. Call.