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Franklin alumna leads Fort Pulaski site

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 4:28pm
By:
Alan Flurry

An excellent story about a trio of UGA engineering students developing a plan to maintain the Fort Pulaski National Monument site in the face of sea level rise, severe storms and more frequent flooding includes a quote from Fort Pulaski Superintendent Melissa Memory, a 1989 graduate from the Department of Anthropology:

“They’ve blown it out of the water metaphorically and literally with how far they’ve taken this project,” said Memory. “A lot of student projects are good at concepts, but it’s rare that they get it this far and give us a clear direction on path forward. …They far exceeded our expectations for what they’d be able to do for us.”

Read the wonderful story of terrific student work down on the coast – and visit Fort Pulaski on your next trip to Tybee.

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