For the Bulldogs, the hype about a possible national championship has begun.
Georgia's Athletic Director Greg McGarity might have been prescient when he asserted earlier this season that Georgia Tech, and not Florida, is really the Bulldogs' biggest rival. Who would have predicted a month ago that so much would ride on this weekend's in-state matchup? Georgia survived the easier of its back-to-back triple-option challenges by defeating Georgia Southern last week. Now the Bulldogs, suddenly catapulted to No. 3 in the BCS standings, must withstand a visit from Georgia Tech before turning their attention to the SEC Championship game, likely against No. 2 Alabama. And then, maybe, the national title game? Not so fast, says Georgia head coach Mark Richt. “Right this minute, all I can think about is Georgia Tech,” Richt …
The scholarship will allow recent Georgia Perimeter College graduate Huong Vu to pursue her dream of becoming an industrial engineer at Georgia Tech.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Huong Vu, a Duluth resident who moved by herself to Georgia from Vietnam to further her education, has been awarded a scholarship valued at up to $90,000 to continue her education at Georgia Tech. Vu, who recently graduated from Georgia Perimeter College with a 4.0 GPA and associate degrees in mathematics and business administration, had all but given up her dream to attend Georgia Tech and become an industrial engineer because she couldn’t afford it. Then she was called into the college president’s office and told she has won the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The JKC Scholarship awards up to $90,000 towards obtaining a bachelor’s degree. Vu is the ninth GPC student to win the scholarship, which helps outstanding …