Dear Andrew Young School Honors Students, Families and Friends,
We are all thrilled to recognize you for your excellence during our annual Honors Day celebration — the highlight of our academic year. Each and every one of you will have an impact on our larger world, we are certain, and we couldn’t be more proud of you.
We congratulate you for your accomplishments and particularly for your perseverance as you excelled academically through an exceptionally challenging period for everyone. We also thank you for your hard work and excellence.
You are our college’s promise, our world’s future. We appreciate your ongoing dedication to knowledge and your service to community, policy and governance. And we anticipate the many benefits your gifts will bring to the communities and people you will serve. You are role models for all of us at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.
With pride and joy,
Interim Dean Ann-Margaret Esnard
Keynote Speaker: Grace Hayden MacNaught
2015 Suma Cum Laude alumna of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies and 2015 graduate of University of Venice – Ca’foscari through Georgia State’s Atlantis Programme.
Grace is the March 2016 recipient of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Economics Award for outstanding economic achievement. She is a 2021 and 2022 recipient of the prestigious Circle of Excellence designation within her broker dealer’s channel. In addition to her academic achievements, she is a local business owner, financial advisor and one of the few women in her field.
Grace is passionate about giving back and encouraging others to pursue opportunities in the field of economics and business. In 2021 Grace started the Grace Hayden Impact Scholarship, making her the youngest donor to ever establish a scholarship fund at Georgia State University.
Byron Owusu Ansah
Joma Mones Prebisterio
Ahmad Ahnaf Amin
Olasubomi Olaolu Ayeni
Jung Won Choi
Salma Mohammad Ali
Tejendra Pratap Singh
Marie E. Schmitz
Mary Catherine Artzer
Robert Graham Foster
Marie E. Schmitz
June Mi Kang
Students listed above are new recipients for the 2022-2023 Academic Year.
Multi-year awards are listed during the recipient’s initial award year.