Student Stories

LAUREN MORRIS

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Watkinsville, Georgia

School

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Major

Agricultural Communication

Why did you choose to attend UGA?
I chose UGA because it has been a dream of mine ever since coming to my first football game here as a small child! I love the atmosphere in Athens and couldn't imagine having a better experience anywhere else!
What is your most memorable UGA experience or memory?
My most memorable UGA experience was going on a Study Abroad trip to the US Virgin Islands. I loved getting to represent UGA while also being lucky enough to study and live in a completely new place. It was truly a life changing experience for me.
What is your favorite campus setting and why?
My favorite campus setting is the Four Towers building. The ALEC department just feels like home to me and I always enjoy visiting with all my professors, advisors, and friends there.
What student organizations are you involved in?
I am involved with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Ambassadors, Collegiate 4-H, and Block and Bridle.
What are your career plans/aspirations?
I would love to either go to graduate school after I graduate or work for UGA Cooperative Extension Service as a 4-H agent.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
I see myself as a 4-H agent somewhere in rural Georgia.
How will you make a positive difference in the world?
I will make a positive difference in the world by impacting the lives of children through extension. I think teaching children about agriculture is one of the coolest things in the world!
What message would you like to send to alumni and friends who support UGA financially?
I would like to say thank you so much for supporting UGA! I cannot adequately express how much of an impact this University has made on my life. I honestly believe UGA is the best school in the nation and I am so thankful for those who support the University that I love!
Names of scholarship awards you have received?
Jim Andrews Family Foundation Scholarship
What has your scholarship meant or enabled you to do?
My scholarship has meant the world to me. It has been such a blessing to have financial support for my time here at UGA.