Alumni Profiles

A voice for nature

The first degree was a tossup between English and science. But after three UGA diplomas it was quite clear Shelly Lakly chose science. “I’ve always been inspired by being outdoors,” Lakly says. “It’s how I find solace.” That inspiration drove Lakly …

Storming the (Alabama) state house

When Mike Hubbard was a young boy growing up in Hartwell, his class went on a field trip to the local radio station. It made such an impression on the then-13-year-old that he went back and asked for a job. Next …

School of rock

Banging on drums and rapping in front of a classroom full of fifth-graders wasn’t exactly what David Young had gone to college to do. But when a passion for music and a desire to teach collide, the sound is bound to …