Prestigious honors for Honors students
Honors students Tracy Yang, an anthropology major from Macon, and Yasmin Yonis, an international affairs and journalism major from Lawrence-ville, were awarded 2010 Harry S. Truman Scholarships, worth up to $30,000 in graduate study for juniors planning careers in government or other public service.
Honors students Christine Akoh, a food science and interdisciplinary applied science major from Athens, and Meagan Cauble, a biochemistry and molecular biology major from Weaverville, N.C., were awarded 2010 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, providing a maximum of $7,500 per year for exceptional mathematics, science and engineering students.
Honors student Lindel Cecilia Krige of Kennesaw, who graduated in May with bachelor’s degrees in biology and psychology, is the fifth consecutive UGA recipient of the Merage Foundation’s American Dream Fellowship. The national fellowship, which gives Krige up to $20,000 over a two-year period, is given to 12 academically exceptional immigrant students.