Name: Elizabeth Sprinkle
High School: Rabun County High School
College (Current or Future): University of Georgia
Major/Intended Major: Accounting
Financial Aid Program: Zell Miller Scholarship
In 2015, Ms. Sprinkle graduated with a 3.96 GPA and was informed by the guidance office at Rabun County High School of her eligibility for the Zell Miller Scholarship.
The award "has helped me and my family tremendously," said Sprinkle, who plans on obtaining a CPA license and using her accounting degree to do social work. "Without this scholarship, it would be very difficult for me to attend UGA."
Sprinkle spent her freshman year at the University of Georgia learning how to study because it was a skill she never picked up in high school. "Time management is also very important in college," she said.
Her advice is to, "make time for academics, but also allow time for a social life," Sprinkle said, "otherwise, you'll go crazy