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2018 BUILD Leaders


McClain Baxley

Hometown: Cumming, GA
Major: Journalism

Favorite Quote:

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
Michael Jordan

Matt Bennett

Hometown: Conyers, GA
Major: Public Relations

Favorite Quote:

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Sydney Forsythe

Hometown: Lithia, FL
Major: Sociology

Favorite Quote:

“When we seek to discover the best in others, we bring out the best in ourselves.”
William Arthur Ward

Alyx Gordy

Hometown: Cumming, GA
Major: Child & Family Development

Favorite Quote:

“Good, better, best, don’t stop until your good is better than your best.”
Tim Duncan

Anna Jones

Hometown: Griffin, GA
Major: Child & Family Development

Favorite Quote:

“Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and actions.”
Harold S. Geneen

McKenzie Maxheimer

Hometown: Savannah, GA
Major: Psychology

Favorite Quote:

“Great leaders don’t set out to be a leader… they set out to make a difference. It’s never about the role-always about the goal.”
Lisa Haisha

Mackenzie Miller

Hometown: Peachtree City, GA
Major: Fashion Merchandising

Favorite Quote:

“As a leader, you have to have the ability to assimilate new information and understand that there might be a different view.”
Madeleine Albright

Courtney Mullis

Hometown: Cumming, GA
Major: Psychology

Favorite Quote:

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right–for you’ll be criticized anyway.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

Cherelle Payne

Hometown: Dallas, GA
Major: Psychology

Favorite Quote:

“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility, value others above yourselves.”
Philippians 2:3

Mary Salter

Hometown: Louisville, GA
Major: Pre-Nursing

Favorite Quote:

“You’ll never change the world by trying to be like it.”

Madison Shape

Hometown: Woodstock, GA
Major: Psychology

Favorite Quote:

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.”
1 Timothy 4:12

Avery Sirmans

Hometown: Valdosta, GA
Major: Spanish

Favorite Quote:

“Your focus determines your reality.”
Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn

Tim Turner

Hometown: Reynolds, GA
Major: Information Technology

Favorite Quote:

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Mahatma Ghandi

Samantha Wingate

Hometown: Harlem, GA
Major: Chemistry

Favorite Quote:

“I want to make a difference with people who want to make a difference, doing something that makes a difference.”
John C. Maxwell



Last updated: 6/26/2018