Athens, Ga. – University of Georgia first-year student Melissa Wilson of Oxford, Ga. has been selected to receive the Charles and Arlene Woods Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Wilson, a graduate of Newton High School, is the daughter of Wayne and Pamela H. Wilson.
The scholarship recognizes an incoming first-year student who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in academics from Newton County. The award provides $1,000 for one year. The Woods are UGA graduates and were members of the university’s Redcoat Marching Band.
For general information on scholarships, see http://www.admissions.uga.edu/.