Piedmont College formally announced the future teachers joining the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship at a ceremony June 1 at the Capitol. They were introduced by Gov. Nathan Deal and Arthur Levine, president of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
The Wilson Teaching Fellowship program is for students who are completing their yearlong study for a master’s degree in education to begin new careers as secondary school teachers.
The following of the 12 new Fellows are from Georgia: Jill Furstenau of Marietta, a 1982 industrial engineering graduate from Georgia Tech; Wanda Harding of Atlanta, a 1993 master’s graduate in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech; Laura Lambert of Newnan, a neuroscience graduate of Georgia State University; Joseph Marshall of Tucker, a 2012 biology graduate of Georgia State; Haley Nagle of Dacula, a 2016 ecology and entomology graduate of the University of Georgia; and Dhwani Patel of Duluth, a 2016 biology graduate of Mercer University.