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Eric Tonn

Eric Tonn

When Eric Tonn graduated from high school in Madison, Ala., he pushed the college selection process to new heights by visiting 23 different colleges looking for exactly the right environment to further his education. After what he calls “major decision angst,” Tonn chose UGA. The deciding factor was UGA’s combination of academics, social life, football and weather. Tonn’s initial interest in political science led to an opportunity to contribute an essay to the summer ‘06 issue of The Monitor, a…

Julie Laughter

Julie Laughter

To senior Julie Laughter, UGA is an endless resource of information, organizations and campus activities, and she has made the most of her time here. As a summer intern at Pepsi Cola in their research and development center, she worked on two research projects with color and flavor and one product development project with Gatorade. She also helped create nine new Gatorade products for the 2009 line extensions in Saudi Arabia. She is on the executive board of the Student…

Heather Savelle

Heather Savelle

Heather Savelle is committed to agriculture. A triple major in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, she recently completed an internship in the Oconee County Extension Office. She would like to get a master’s degree and become an extension agent herself in the future. Before coming to UGA, she was elected as state FFA officer in high school and then continued her involvement in numerous agricultural organizations after she started her university studies. She has traveled overseas to help…

CC Robinson

Cc Robinson

The twists and turns in Cc Robinson’s life have taken her just where she wants to go. When she began at UGA, she was planned to work in emergency pediatric medicine, but after four years of studying a pre-med curriculum, she could not bring herself to apply to medical school. Instead, she wanted to get into sports broadcasting! Rather than giving up on her past, she instead plans to make a career incorporating children’s healing with sports journalism. She has…

Bryan Davis

Bryan Davis

Relationships mean a lot to Honors student Bryan Davis. His family tried to steer him to another school instead of UGA, but by then Mark Dawkins, an associate dean in the Terry College of Business, had already become a mentor. During a recruiting program, Dawkins gave Davis a personal tour of the Terry College, shared his personal experiences and offered personal and career advice. Pamela Kleiber, CURO coordinator and associate director of the Honors Program, introduced Davis to research opportunities…

Arthur Tripp

Arthur Tripp Jr.

Senior Arthur Tripp plans a future in government. He was part of UGA’s inaugural class in the Washington Semester program, and he was a student representative to the University System of Georgia Board of Regents responsible for advising them on issues important to students. Particularly, he worked to open communication with college textbook publishers and helped create cheaper textbooks for students. He has also represented UGA students on the Student Alumni Council, which is responsible for fostering a relationship between…