Ogle awarded Rountree Scholarship to EGC
by Emanuel County Live | July 28, 2011 2:17 pm
Alex Ogle of Twin City has been awarded the Rountree Scholarship
to East Georgia College. She will begin full time at EGC in the
fall. Ogle has completed six courses at East Georgia as a dual
enrolled student through the ACCEL program while completing high
The Rountree Scholarship is awarded on the basis of outstanding
academic achievement and leadership accomplishments. The Rountree
Scholarship Endowment was created to honor the memory of Ivy and
Madeline Quillian Rountree.
Ogle, a graduate of Swainsboro High School, is the daughter of
Vicki and Hank Ogle of Twin City. She plans to pursue a degree in
While at SHS, Ogle served as Georgia State President, Georgia
State Parliamentarian, Region 4 Secretary, Region 4 Conference
Assistant, SHS Reporter, and SHS Vice President of Future Business
Leaders of America (FBLA). Her honors while at SHS include
completion of the FBLA Business Achievement Awards program, Who’s
Who in Georgia FBLA, and President’s Service Award.
Ogle volunteers in her church nursery, Relay for Life and
Special Olympics, and is a member of the Citizens Bank Student
“Through East Georgia’s ACCEL program, I have already enjoyed
spending time on campus at EGC and I cannot imagine myself anywhere
but East Georgia College. After graduating from EGC, I know I will
succeed anywhere I choose to go,” commented Alex Ogle.