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News articles categorized as: Amazing Students

Finding a home at UGA and clicking with science education

March 18, 2020
This month’s amazing student is Joyce Bui, who is studying to become a high school science educator to help her future students learn tough subjects.

Amazing Student: Phaidra Buchanan

February 17, 2020
Foundation Fellow and future educator Phaidra Buchanan has taken advantage of all the “out-of-this-world opportunities” UGA offers, from study abroad programs to research opportunities.

Forging a way to help athletes across the country

February 17, 2020
Nicholas Yanek plans on pursuing a medical career as an orthopedic surgeon to help athletes like himself across the country.

Amazing Student: Janelle Hampton

January 24, 2020
Early childhood education major Janelle Hampton is passionate about her career choice as a teacher. “I want to help make an impact in the education system, and I believe that starts right in the classroom.”

A love of language

December 13, 2019
This month’s amazing student is Kristin Crear, who is studying to become a speech pathologist and plans to travel the world.

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.