Athens, Ga. – Several University of Georgia students have been awarded the Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year.
This award provides $5,000 per year in addition to the HOPE Scholarship to academically outstanding undergraduates who are first in their families to attend college. The scholarship, funded by the Coca-Cola Foundation since 2007, can be renewed for an additional three years of undergraduate study if recipients maintain certain academic standards.
The 2011 Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship recipients—listed by county—are:
Name / Hometown / High School / Parent(s)
Kimberly Brazis / Acworth / Carlton J. Kell High School / Kevin Brazis and Christine Hendrix
Lauren Mayo / Kennesaw / Marietta High School / Sheryl Mayo
Steven Huynh / Newnan / Newnan High School / Mr. and Mrs. Xuong Huynh
Woo Joung / Rome / Rome High School / Mr. and Mrs. Pok Dennis
Alejandra Chavarria / East Point / Tri-Cities High School / Nicolas and Maria Chavarria
Ana Barrera / Lawrenceville / Berkmar High School / Marisol Mejia
David Barnes / Lawrenceville / Collins Hill High School / David and Maria Barnes
Phuong Le / Lawrenceville / Collins Hill High School / Trang Nguyen
Taylor Fitzpatrick / Hartwell / Hart County High School / Chris and Debbie Fitzpatrick
For general information on scholarships, see http://www.admissions.uga.edu.