Georgia Southern University recently awarded local students scholarships.Following is a list of area recipients:
• David Aldana, of Guyton, $1,000 Southern LEAD Scholarship.
• Daniel Powers, of Guyton, membership in COBA Corporate Leadership Council and $1,700 Planters Telephone Foundation Effingham County Scholarship.
• Sarah Shaufelberger, of Rincon, $700 Herbert & Beatrice Riggs Scholarship.
The Southern LEAD Scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen with a minimum SAT score of 1,000 and grade point average of 3.0. The award is based on outstanding leadership experience and extracurricular activities.
Membership in the COBA Corporate Leadership Council (CLC) in the College of Business Administration not only includes a scholarship, but also the opportunity for both scholarly and professional benefits that sets the recipient apart from other business students. Members will interact with business faculty from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and with executives from many well-known companies.
As a CLC Scholar, members will also act as an ambassador for the College of Business and become involved with many outreach activities and special events.
The Planters Telephone Foundation Effingham County Scholarship recognizes outstanding students from Effingham County.
The Herbert and Beatrice Riggs Scholarship recognizes outstanding students attending Georgia Southern University.