It’s about 815 miles from Lexi Pellack’s high school in Easton, Pennsylvania, to Milledgeville, but this incoming first-year student already feels right at home.
Class of 2021
This fall, Jada Moore will set aside her dance shoes to dive into other passions. She will focus much of her energy on pursuing her degree, with the ultimate goal of a career in clinical genetics.
Incoming first-year student Kelvin Gonzalez was sold on two things when he first visited Georgia College: the possibility to study graphic design through an art major and the small class sizes.
It was 50 degrees below zero, when Sabatino Miller moved to Warner Robins, Georgia, from Anchorage, Alaska. Although he was just in the seventh grade when he moved, he holds vivid memories of his former home state.
“I liked the scenery,” he said. “Every day we’d wake up, step outside our front door and see the mountains right there.”
Incoming first-year student Jay Saunders has made a name for himself as a leader—especially on the field.
“When I was like five I started playing baseball, football, soccer and everything else,” said Saunders. “I just love the competitiveness of all sports.”
Growing up with a rare blood disorder, Michelle Nguyen has been around hospitals a lot. Now she wants to become a nurse and dedicate her life to making sick children smile.
If you walk into Vuu-Asian Bistro on a Friday night, you’d likely find Cole Fitzgerald, a recent high school graduate, as the top chef?. For the last year and a half, Fitzgerald has worked in a hard-earned position as a chef while balancing academics and other extra-curricular activities.
Incoming first-year Daniella Vivas knows exactly what wants to study. Since high school, the Peachtree, Georgia, resident has known she had a knack for the written word.
Mya McCoy began college in ninth grade thanks to Georgia College Early College (GCEC). Now, the sociology major has 42 college credit hours and two scholarships—the Dean’s Excellence and the Early College scholarships—to show for it.
Emma Kimmel always enjoyed traveling–so much that she will leave her home state of Vermont to attend Georgia College this fall.