b'c ollege ofh umAnities& s ociAls ciences I am honored to be named a top graduate of the Harley Langdale Jr. College of Business Administration, she shared. I m ArgAretA lAinAt Aylorofwould not have been able to obtain this recognition without the Moultrie, Georgia, is the recipient ofhelp of the great professors I have had here at VSU. the Spring 2022 Presidents Award for Academic Excellence for theUpon transferring to VSU in Fall 2020, I discovered College of Humanities and Socialorganizations that were targeted to my area of study and that Sciences at Valdosta State University.were not offered at my other college. It is through organizations She graduates summa cum laude withsuch as the Institute of Management Accountants and Beta a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.Alpha Psi that made me feel welcome here at VSU and provided me with the opportunity to build lasting friendships while Throughout my educational journey, and especially in my time atgaining invaluable knowledge about my field of study.Valdosta State, I have been able to learn and grow both intellectually and personally, she shared. Since I was young my parents instilledDaniels came to VSU after attending South Georgia within me the value of hard work and diligence. I have always putState College, where she earned the Libbo Belger Award forth my best effort in every task I undertake, and I am blessed tofor Excellence in Business and the Sophomore Academic achieve academic success as a result. However, I know that I couldAchievement Award.not have accomplished this achievement without Gods guidance. I strive to commit everything I do to the Lord in living by the verseAs a student at VSU, Daniels served as director of communications Colossians 3:23: Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart,for the student chapter of the Institute of Management as working for the Lord and not for human masters. I attribute myAccountants, and she served as a member of Beta Alpha Psi: The success to the Lord, and I am grateful for the opportunity to receiveInternational Honor Organization for Financial Information such a prestigious award for His honor and glory. Students and Professionals and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Center for Public Trust. She worked as As a student at VSU Taylor was committed to academic andan intern at the Southern Georgia Regional Commission.leadership excellence and earned repeated Deans List honors and the Colquitt EMC Scholarship. She was a Zell Miller Scholar.Her commitment to academic, service, and leadership excellence resulted in her earning repeated Deans List honors and a Taylor is an active member of Funston Baptist Church in Funston,Certified Management Accountant Scholarship from the Institute Georgia. She came to VSU after graduating from Colquittof Management Accountants. She was a Georgia HOPE Scholar. County High School as salutatorian in 2019 and earning several awards, including the Steve and Teresa Hufstetler Scholarship, theAfter graduation Daniels plans to continue working as an Kate Jeter Scholarship, the James D. Eunice Legacy Scholarship,accounts payable clerk intern for the Southern Georgia Regional the Funston Elementary School Scholarship, and back-to-backCommission while she pursues a Master of Accountancy at VSU. Certificate of Academic Achievement recognitions.My career goal is to become both a certified management Taylor recently accepted a job with Pentas Wealth Management,accountant and certified public accountant, she said. I would a financial planning practice, in Moultrie. She will serve as aalso like to ultimately become a controller of an organization. client services associate, with a focus in marketing. Her supportive family includes parents Ben and Sonya Daniels, I hope to spend my life giving back to the community bysiblings Wesley and Kelley Daniels, uncle Brett Daniels, and serving God and others, she said. grandparents Sherryl and Raymond Ricketson and Alice and Ron Daniels.Taylors supportive family includes parents Brad and Jamie Taylor.c ollege ofn ursing& h eAlths ciencesh Arleyl AngDAleJ r . c ollege ofb usinessA DministrAtion t ristonl eec Arter of Lake Park, Georgia, is the recipient of the Spring k elseyb rookeD Anielsof2022 Presidents Award for Academic Pearson, Georgia, is the recipient ofExcellence for the College of Nursing the Spring 2022 Presidents Awardforand Health Sciences at Valdosta State Academic Excellence for the HarleyUniversity. She graduates summa cum Langdale Jr. College of Businesslaude with a Bachelor of Science in Administration at Valdosta StateHealth Sciences.University. She graduates summa cum laude with a Bachelor of BusinessI am beyond blessed and honored to be named a top graduate Administration in Accounting. of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, she shared. 24 |VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY'