Freshman Jackson Fryburger has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Media & Leadership Academy, in the Journalism track, at Grady College at the University of Georgia June 3-8, 2018.
The Media & Leadership Academy is an intensive residential one-week program focused on experiential learning. The program is open to 60 rising high school sophomores to seniors interested in the mass communication field. Participants are selected for one of the three offered tracks including Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, or Entertainment. Participants will spend the first half of the week learning about their chosen track, and in the second half, they will develop more specific skill sets based on their interests by working on teams to complete a class project.
Jackson serves as a contributing writer covering Georgia Bulldogs football for the UGA Wire / UGA Football Live, and the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL for the Bengals Wire. Jackson also was awarded the All-Georgia Award for Broadcast Production at the 2018 Georgia Scholastic Press Association (GSPA) Spring Awards Ceremony.