AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - In the small town of Americus one university is producing big leaders.
From First Lady Rosalynn Carter to the 2015 Georgia teacher of the year Amanda Milliner, Georgia Southwestern State University continues to boast successful alums.
Interim president Charles Patterson says their alumni network is critical to the university's success in providing support and guidance for future students and leaders.
"It's their experience and their friendship really that has helped propel this university forward." said University Relations Director Stephen Snyder.
The university hopes this history of success continues far into the future.