Albany State University President Everette Freeman, ASU Outstanding Scholar Viniecia Colley and Regina Golphin. (Photo from Albany State University)
Thursday, March 28, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- A student from Waynesboro is one of 31 students across the state named as outstanding scholars by the University System of Georgia.
Viniecia Colley is a junior criminal justice student and attends Albany State University.
Colley is the mother to an 8-month-old, Terrance Smith Jr., who was born last summer. She was able to stay on track with her education by taking classes online.
"I am determined to succeed. After graduation, I plan to work in probation and parole. Ultimately, I'd like to own a private investigation firm,” said Colley in a news release.
Colley graduated from Burke County High School, ranking third in her graduating class.