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Kudos, April 2018

cybersights_research-award-winners.pngAwards season celebrates many of our best and the accolades continue for Franklin College faculty and students. Among the many honors, inductions and elections:

UGA junior Laurel Hiatt named 2018 Truman Scholar

Hiatt.jpgLaurel Hiatt, a third-year Honors student from Dahlonega majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology and Spanish, was one of 59 undergraduates from across the nation to be named a 2018 Truman Scholar, a highly competitive graduate scholarship program for aspiring public service leaders in the U.S.:

Truman Scholarship recipients receive $30,000 toward graduate school and...

debate finale teaser.jpgThe Georgia Debate Union recently capped off its historically successful 2017-2018 season at the 72nd National Debate Tournament in Wichita, Kansas.  

The National Debate Tournament (NDT) is the premier national championship tournament for intercollegiate policy debate.  Only 78 teams are allowed to attend, with each team having to qualify weeks prior to the tournament itself. 

2017-2018 marks the 29th...

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