Monday, October 22, 2007

Walter Akins graduated in June of 1971 with a BS in Statistics. "I believe there were a total 6 Statistics Majors who graduated at that time. I worked for the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study at the College of Veterinary Medicine as a Wildlife Statistician until Feb of 1974. I earned a BS in Agricultural Mechanization Technology in 1979. I transferred to the Horticulture Department in Plant Sciences Building in 1974 and retired in January of 1995. Since that time I have moved to Panama City, Florida where I got an Electrical Contractors License and, for a hobby, I earned a U. S. Coast Guard Captain's License and operate a charter fishing boat. My two sons are also captains and my 16 year old daughter is working on getting her license. My wife is the former Debra Bramlett who worked in the UGA College of Pharmacy until 1997. I have been a co-host of 2 television fishing shows called, "Living My Dream" and "What A Life" with my two brothers, Bill and Rocky Akins. Rocky and I now have a Saturday morning radio show called, "The Rocky and Randall Show" on a local country radio station here in Panama City. I also am a writer for the PANAMA CITY COAST LINE newspaper here in the Panama City area."