Georgia State graduate
Jacob Griswell, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Griswell, of Martinez, graduated magna cum laude in December with a bachelor of arts degree in film and video from Georgia State University. He is currently employed by the Turner Classic Movies division of TBS in Atlanta. Jacob is a 2007 graduate of Lakeside High School.
Rebecca Bradley, from Columbia County, has been named to the fall 2011 Dean’s List at Middle Georgia College.
The following Columbia County students were named to the President’s List at Georgia College & State University for the fall 2011 semester: Morgan Bonham of Evans, Kelly Dalton of Evans, Lauren Parton of Evans, Allison Blanchard of Grovetown, Katherine Caviston of Grovetown, Laura Kight of Martinez, and Laura VanTuyllVanSerooskerken of Martinez.
The following Columbia County students were named to the Dean’s List at Georgia College & State University for the fall 2011 semester: Evans: Kasey Belanger, Nicole Brown, Jesslynn Burr, Kayla Cates, Lorryn Holstein, Keely Lawson, Kimberly Linton, Kristen Newman, James Poore, Abigail Wigington, Lindsay Yates; Grovetown: Kristen Busby, Alyson Dukes, Ryan Thacker; Martinez: Lamees Aisami, Jillian Bowers, Taylor Edwards, Caroline Mickley and Michael Valerio. GSSU graduates
The following area residents were among 373 students who graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Fall 2011 Commencement Ceremony held on Dec. 10 in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center: Nicholas Ryan of Evans graduated with a bachelor of arts in dramatic arts, and Lacrezia Jackson of Grovetown graduated with a bachelor of science in nursing.
Duquesne Dean’s List
Scott Butler of Martinez, a 2011 graduate of Lakeside High School and the son of Dr. Steve Butler and Shelly Butler, made the fall 2011 Dean’s List at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn. Scott is majoring in political science.