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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – Young Harris College is pleased to announce that twenty-three of their students have been chosen as recipients for the 2018-2019 United Methodist Dollars for Scholars (UMDFS) program. The United Methodist Dollars for Scholars program involves matching support from a student’s church, United Methodist Higher Education Foundation, participating United Methodist-related schools and participating UMC Conference Foundations. Students who are UMDFS recipients have met the following criteria: they are an active, full-time member of The United Methodist Church for at least one year prior to applying, and they are enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time degree program (graduate or undergraduate) at a United Methodist-related college or seminary in the United States.

The following Young Harris College students are recipients of the United Methodist Dollars for Scholars: Cody Adams, Hiawassee; Rachel Ahrens, McDonough; Tyler Anderson, Marietta; Ashlyn Brisley, Evans; Emma Brown, Norcross; Joseph DeFrank, Canton; Audrey DiPaola, Dallas; Gracelynn Guilluame, Ellerslie; Savanah Hardin, Kingston; Daniel Harper, Suwanee; James Hood, Marietta; Ariana Jallad, Douglasville; Casey Long, Lavonia; Jennifer Ozment, Rome; Jacob Perry, Harlem; Jade Powis, Dade City, FL; Anna Ragsdale, Dallas; Kyle Rhinehardt, Hayesville, NC; Carlton Smith, Loganville; Hallie Smith, Griffin; Katelyn Spinks, Lawrenceville; Joni Thompson, Hiawassee; and Caroline Watkins, Douglasville.

The College is honored to have these scholars as students at Young Harris.

About Young Harris College
Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through the highest quality liberal arts education. The College currently has more than 1,100 students across three divisions—Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science, and Technology. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga., has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2017-2018 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit