Jag 20 Emerging Alumni Leader Awards 

The Jag20 is Augusta University’s Alumni Emerging Leader awards program honoring 20 outstanding younger alumni who have upheld the values of Augusta University and have made a significant impact in their chosen career field, their community and/or their alma mater. Please complete the nomination form and send to alumni@augusta.edu to nominate an emerging alumni leader under 40. 

Nominate an alumnus


  • The nominee must be a Augusta University graduate (undergraduate or graduate degree) or graduate of a legacy institution (Augusta College, Augusta State University, Georgia Health Sciences University, Georgia Regents University or the Medical College of Georgia).

  • The nominee must be under the age of 40.

  • Nominations may be made by any person or group. However, self-nominations are not accepted.

  • The nominator must complete a nomination form (electronic or paper), letter of recommendation and provide any supporting information as requested in the application process.

  • The nominee will be contacted about the nomination by the Alumni Office and must send in resume, CV or any other incomplete information that the nominator did not provide.


Consideration is based on the nominee’s contributions of Augusta University’s 6 Core Values (listed below) as well as their contributions to their chosen career field, service in their community, and engagement of their alma mater. 

Core Values:

  • Collegiality – reflected in collaboration, partnership, sense of community, and teamwork.

  • Compassion – reflected in caring, empathy, and social responsibility.

  • Excellence – reflected in distinction, effectiveness, efficiency, enthusiasm, passion, and quality.

  • Inclusivity – reflected in diversity, equality, fairness, impartiality, and respect.

  • Integrity – reflected in accountability, ethical behavior, honesty, and reliability.

  • Leadership – reflected in courage, honor, professionalism, transparency, and vision.

We are proud to announce the Jag 20 Class of 2016!

Are you a part of the Jag20 Class of 2016? Get your Jag20 portrait here!

Darron R. Alvord (DMD ’10)

Marc LeDuc (BS '04, PA-C '13)

Summer Finley Bell (BBA ‘06, MBA ’08)

Chelsea Martin (MD ’09)

Elizabeth Briere (MD ‘04)

D. Jay McCracken (MD ’11)

Shannon Broxton (BSN ‘03, MSN ‘09, DNP ’15) 

Amish Naik (DMD ‘08)

Sharon Cosper (MHS ’06)

Stacie K. Pettit (MEd ’04)

Mazen Fakhouri (PA-C ’09)

Jamie Quarles (BS ‘08, MS ’13)

Jason Fulmer (MEd ’06)

Jennifer Scott (BA ‘01, MPA ’06)

Jay Harris (DMD ’02)

Brian Stansfield (MD ’04)

Shauntá S. King (DMD '10)

Scarlett Timmons (BS ‘10, DVM ’14)

Nathaniel (Nick) Klein (MS ’09) 

Martha Harden Wells (DMD ’06)




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