Athens, Ga. – Nine University of Georgia students were awarded the William Moore Crane Leadership Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year.
The $1,000 award is available to third-year honors program students and is renewable for a fourth year of undergraduate study as long as a student maintains a 3.7 cumulative grade point average. Applicants must have a record of outstanding leadership in co-curricular activities and/or community, civic or religious organizations.
The recipients, their hometowns and majors are:
Agni Chandora, Snellville, biology and public health
Wells Ellenberg, St. Simons Island, political science and history
Heather Hatzenbuhler, Lawrenceville, economics and management and international affairs
Sara Intner, Atlanta, biology and psychology
Matthew Passarello, Marietta, economics
Shayna Pollock, Atlanta, environmental economics and management and political science
Malavika Rajeev, Tifton, ecology
Brianna Randall, Macon, marketing
Taylor Watts, Kennesaw, music education
The scholarship is named in memory of William “Bill” Crane, a 1921 cum laude graduate of UGA who was instrumental in founding the UGA Alumni Society, now known as the UGA Alumni Association. The award is jointly administered by the UGA Honors Program and the Center for Leadership and Service.
For more information, including biographies and photos of the recipients, see http://www.uga.edu/cls/students/scholarships/crane_2011.html.