FVSU Student Recognized by Board of Regents for Scholastic Achievements

Posted on May 18, 2023



The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia honored students from each of the system’s 26 public colleges and universities during its annual Academic Recognition Day. Each student best represents the system’s highest academic achievements, as selected by their institutions. These students have a high GPA, strive for excellence, and have the ability to share knowledge in various areas of expertise. Academic Recognition Day began 35 years ago to celebrate Georgia students’ academic success.

The honorees for 2023 included Elisha Cloy. Cloy is a Family and Consumer Science major from Bethesda, Maryland, with a 4.0 GPA. She has excelled in academics and community service and has received several scholarships. Her list of accolades includes:

FVSU 1890 Scholarship Recipient | 2020-Present

HOPE Scholarship Recipient | 2020-Present

Presidential Excellence Scholarship Recipient | 2020-Present

Marine Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Recipient | 2020-Present

Certificate of Honor for Academic Excellence Spring 2020 | Spring 2021

Dean’s List | Fall 2020 | Spring 2021 | Fall 2021 | Spring 2022 | Fall 2022

Highest Sorority GPA for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated | Spring 2021

Larry & Betty Rivers Scholarship Recipient | Fall 2022

Eva Stroud Scholarship Award | 2022

Chaplain for National Council for Negro Women (NCNW) | Fall 2021 – Spring 2022

Target III Lead for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated | Fall 2021

Member of NCNW | Fall 2020-Present

Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated | Spring 2021

Member of Family and Consumer Science Club | Spring 2022

Parliamentarian for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated | Spring 2022 – Present

Member of Mary Magdalene: Sexual Violence Risk Reduction Program

Secretary for National Council for Negro Women (NCNW) | Spring 2023

Community service involves the Soles4Souls Shoe Drive | 2020 | 2021

Campus Clean Up | 2020 | 2021 | 2022

Giving Back to the Fosters | 2020

Peach Concerned Citizens Voter Registration | 2021

Serving in Cafe | 2021

Packing and Delivering Bags for Caregivers | 2021

Car Wash for Campus Community | 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk | 2022

“It was an extreme honor to receive this award and represent my institution at the 2023 Academic Recognition Day. Being 1 of 26 Scholars recognized by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents inspires me to keep pushing forward to the finish line. Thank you to Dr. Fontenot for nominating me for this award and entrusting me to act as a representative for THE Fort Valley State University,” said Cloy.

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