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Amazing Students

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.

When she graduates, future math teacher Rachel Seasholtz will remember “the moments that turned into cherished memories and the friends that have turned into family.” She’ll also receive two bachelor’s degrees and a master’s degree on the same day.

Rikerrious Geter, a senior in landscape architecture, knows all about hard work, and how that hard work can pay off. The recipient of several scholarships, he has truly become an ambassador for his chosen profession.

Brittany Whitlock came to UGA looking for a way to serve others in a meaningful way. And she soon found that she could make a big IMPACT. The future medical doctor’s focus is on the intersection of social justice and…

Taylor Lamb found out early in her college career about the importance of getting involved in extracurricular activities. The journalism and international affairs double major (and future lawyer) says her time at UGA will have a lasting impact on her…

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.

If you’ve watched a Georgia Bulldog football hype video over the last two years, you’ve seen the work of Frank Martin, a mass media arts major. His passion for UGA goes beyond Sanford Stadium: “Our beloved ‘G’ doesn’t just stand…

Nadia Gabriel, a pre-dental student majoring in biological sciences, has studied abroad, conducted research, volunteered in the community, performed music and even found time to raise a puppy for the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind.

Rahul Shah, a junior majoring in economics and biology, has been involved in research since he started at UGA, volunteers at a local hospital, is president of World Ambassadors and is an IMPACT leader. The future doctor plans a career…