Clarkston Speaks! 2016 studio receives award from GPA

Clarkston Speaks! 2016 MCRP studio received honorable mention in the Georgia Planning Association Outstanding Student Project Award competition, 2017. Emily Estes and Austin Shelton accepted the award on behalf of the project team from GPA president Corey Hull and president-elect Jim Summerbell (MCP '85) at the GPA fall conference in Columbus Thursday evening.

Clarkston Speaks!, was a pioneering effort to help the City of Clarkston understand the views of its diverse immigrant population, conducted by Ashley Bozarth (MCRP '17), Anindya Debnath (MCRP '17), Richard Duckworth (MCRP '17) , Emily Estes (MCRP '17), Ryan Fleming (MCRP '17) , Margaret Kent (MCRP '17) , Kevin Mara (MCRP '17), Phoebe Mayor (MCRP '17) , Grant Patterson (MCRP '17), Austin Shelton (MCRP '17), Deepti Silwal (MCRP '17), Cole Smith (MCRP '17), and Nene Igietseme (PhD class of '19). Under the supervision of assistant professor Anna Joo Kim.

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