Journalism majors Mary Michael Garver and Taylor Hanson
are pursuing post-graduate study in two nationally recognized
programs at the University of Georgia. The two May graduates
received sizable scholarship assistance.
Garver, from Mobile, is working toward a master's degree in education
in college student affairs in the Department of Counseling and
Human Development, School of Education. Her assistantship provides
$5,550 per semester tuition and an $11,000 annual stipend for
two years. The total: $44,000.
Hanson, from St. Simons Island, Ga., received a full scholarship
to the University of Georgia School of Law. The scholarship is
valued at $15,126 and she also has a $2,000 annual scholarship
from Alpha Delta Pi sorority for books and other academic necessities.
Hanson was offered full scholarships to the four law schools
to which she applied: Pepperdine, Washington and Lee, Regent
and Georgia. She chose Georgia because she plans to practice
in her native state.
Garver and Hanson are sorority sisters in ADPi and are sharing
a house on the outskirts of Athens. Both were award winners during
undergraduate days. Garver received the Service Award and Hanson
the Gail Hyle Award.
Garver was Step Sing director, Panhellenic vice president and
twice president of the Community Service Council at Samford.
Hanson was active in student ministries and student government