Current Student Winners

2012 Winner: Trevor Richardson

Trevor has been a Georgia Bulldog his entire life! He was born in Valdosta, lived in Charlotte and Macon, and moved to Jacksonville in 2010.

He graduated from Bartram Trail High School with a 4.1 GPA. He was involved with many activities including Varsity Baseball and National Honor Society. He also participated in many charitable activities through his church.

Trevor will be entering UGA as a Computer Science major.

Congratulations Trevor! We’re excited to have you as our 24th recipient of the Vince Dooley Scholarship!

2011 Winner: Shabria Lanier

Shabria graduated from Clay High School with a 4.6 GPA. Her impressive transcript included 41 A’s and 2 B’s, those coming in 2 of the 10 AP she took while at Clay. She was also a member of National Honor Society, FCA, was President of Interact Club, Secretary of her Senior Class and Editor of the Yearbook.

Shabria is majoring in Applied Biotechnology as a part of the pre-pharmacy program.

2010 Winner: Chris O’Lessker

Chris is a graduate of The Bolles School where he was a member of the 2009 State Championship Football Team and volunteered in the Mayo Clinic Teen Volunteer Program.

Chris is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology at UGA with the gola of pursuin a Master’s degree as well. He believes helping people improve physically will lead to mental improvements as well, allowing him to combine his passion for sports and science while helping others.

Congratulations Chris, our 22nd recipient of the Vince Dooley Scholarship. We are thrilled to have another exceptional student from Jacksonville represent our club at UGA.

2009 Winner: Robert Ellison, III

Bobby is a graduate of The Bolles School where he maintained a GPA of 4.22. He was a member of the National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Young Life, Young Republicans Club and both the Varsity Basketball and Baseball teams.

Bobby has a long family history with the University of Georgia. Both of his grandparents were professors at the Medical College of Georgia and his father, Dr. Robert Ellison, a Jacksonville vascular surgeon, attended UGA with his three brothers. Bobby is excited about continuing this strong family tradition by joining his sister and cousins in Athens.