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Local women among UNG students honored
Women’s Leadership Recognition Luncheon
Students were nominated by faculty and staff for their integrity, responsibility, courage, and positivity. The students were, from left: first row, Addyson Albershardt, Chandler Alligood, Kaitlyn Bowling, Callie Brock, Jemmy Case, Renee Clement, Abby Hood, Molly Martin, Kendall Maze, Nataly Morales Villa, and Sarah-Anne Payne; back row, Lily Rainwater of Cumming, Martie Rogers, Sarah Rogers, Jenna Sanborn, Kristen Shadrix, Michelle Vatral, Ella Wasiluk, Ansley Watson, Rachael Williams, and Andre - photo by For the FCN

A Women’s Leadership Recognition Luncheon on March 4, on UNG’s Dahlonega campus recognized students making a difference. Among them, Lily Rainwater, a senior chemistry major from Cumming. There were also students from Buford, Johns Creek, Dahlonega and beyond.

The luncheon honored female student leaders from UNG’s five campuses every March for Women’s History Month. It celebrated its second year by honoring 24 students nominated by faculty and staff for their integrity, responsibility, courage, and positivity, Frost said.

“We asked for the best of the best and that’s what we have here,” said Karen Frost, chairwoman of the alumni Women of UNG shared-interest group, which sponsored the luncheon with support from the UNG Alumni Association.

Other students honored were:

•  Addyson Albershardt, a senior kinesiology major from Charlotte, North Carolina

• Chandler Alligood, a senior business major from Toccoa

• Kaitlyn Bowling, a freshman nursing major from Ellijay

• Callie Brock, a junior biology major from Nicholson

• Jemmy Case, a junior communications major with a concentration in organizational leadership from Gainesville

• Renee Clement, a sophomore psychology major from Watkinsville

• Abby Hood, a senior marketing major from Buford

• Molly Martin, a senior kinesiology major with a concentration in health and fitness from Lewes, Delaware

• Kendall Maze, a senior biology major from Johns Creek

• Julie McKie, a senior kinesiology major with exercise science concentration from Smyrna

• Nataly Morales Villa, a senior double majoring in political science and Spanish from Gainesville

• Payne, a senior communications major with a concentration in multimedia journalism from Dahlonega

• Martin Rogers, a senior business management major from Dahlonega

• Sarah Rogers, a sophomore education major with a specialization in counseling from Ellijay

• Jenna Sanborn, a senior nursing major from Rome

• Kristen Shadrix, a senior athletic training major from Carrollton

• Kathryn Shafer, a senior athletic training major from Jacksonville, Ill.

• Sidney Sprague, a senior special education and childhood education double major from Columbus

• Michelle Vatral, a senior art marketing major from Columbus

• Ella Wasiluk, a junior physics major from Newnan

• Ansley Watson, a senior nursing major from Cleveland

• Rachael Williams, a senior international affairs major with a concentration in the Middle East from Senoia

• Andrea Zarate, a junior athletic training major from Milton