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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Student veterans recognized at annual Honor Cord Reception

Athens, Ga. – Thirty-three University of Georgia student veterans were given honor cords during the Student Veterans Resource Center’s annual Honor Cord Reception at the Tate Student Center on April 27. Students receiving scholarships and designations from Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges were also recognized.

UGA President Jere Morehead presented the red, white, and blue commemorative cords to the graduating students, who will have the option of wearing them during commencement ceremonies on May 5.

Students receiving honor cords and their degrees were:

Richard Arnett, BSFCS, Financial Planning
Mark Christopher, Juris Doctor
Nick Ciappa, BS, Microbiology
Benjamin DeLoach, BSED, Exercise and Sports Science
Laurel Dove, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Heather Ehrlich, Master of Public Administration
Dustin Ellis, BBA, Management Information Systems
Brian Goldberg, AB, International Affairs
Marcus Griffin, Juris Doctor
Jessica Harr, BSA, Agriscience and Environmental Systems
Tarrah Hill, BSA, Animal Science Production and Management
Milan Ireland, BS, Psychology
Lee Mangum, Juris Doctor
Joshua Massey, PhD, Political Science and International Affairs
Noah McCutcheon, BBA, Accounting
Andrew Mullins, BS, Mechanical Engineering
Maria Munoz, AB, Anthropology
Joshua Newby, Master of Business Administration
Christopher Oster, AB, International Affairs
Jarrett Paschal, AB, Criminal Justice
Dan Phillips, Master of Business Administration
Benjamin Propes, Master of Business Administration
Luke Riley, Doctor of Pharmacy
Trevor Rogers, Master of Social Work
Nancy Shahbazi, BS, Biological Engineering
David Shahbazi, BBA, Risk Management and Insurance
Brandon Smith, MA, Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Gabriel Strickland, BSFCS, Family and Consumer Science
Cavender Sutton, AB, History
Khadeja Travis, BSFCS, Consumer Economics
Christopher Waltz, Master of Business Administration
Joshua Webb, BSFR, Fisheries and Wildlife
Alex Woodard, BBA, Management Information Systems

Scholarship recipients included:

Harold W. and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation – Joseph Mahoney, Justin Petway
Col. and Mrs. James A. Franklin – John Blackmore, Adyam Negasi
Reynolds Veterans Association – David Allen, Mandy Enloe, Kyle McReynolds, Caleb Wiff
The Military Order Of The Purple Heart, Northeast Georgia Chapter – Caleb Wiff
Student Veterans Association Transition Award – Gil Delrio Vives, Kyle Harper, Eddie Miranda
Student Veterans Resource Center Financial Award – Danielle Cifrodelli, Brian Goldberg, Andrew Mullins, Maria Munoz, Justin Nachsin
Student Veterans Resource Center Resilience Award – Sam Freeman, Noah McCutcheon
Student Veterans Resource Center Textbook Award – Chang Kim, Steve McHugh

Students named to Who’s Who were:

  • Julie Beamon
  • Nicholas Ciappa
  • Brian Goldberg
  • Stephanie Lawsure
  • Joseph Mahoney
  • Noah McCutcheon
  • Ian McNeill
  • Kyle McReynolds
  • Maria Munoz
  • Justin Petway
  • David Shahbazi
  • Khadeja Travis

The Honor Cord Reception is made possible by a generous gift from the UGA Parents and Families Leadership Council and the support of the UGA Student Government Association.

The Student Veterans Resource Center is a department within UGA Student Affairs.

UGA Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs comprises 18 campus departments that enhance the learning environment for students at the University of Georgia by stimulating the learning process, integrating the in-class and out-of-class experiences, promoting an environment conducive to growth and discovery and facilitating intellectual, spiritual, social, occupational, physical, cultural and emotional development. For more information, see http://studentaffairs.uga.edu.

Contact: Ted Barco, 706-542-7774, beaus@uga.edu
Writer: Don Reagin, 706-542-9629, tbarco@uga.edu