Georgia Regents University's College of Education Prestige Scholars 2013 are Ashley Zappitell (from left), Eriq Hearn, Alexandra Bitere and Hannah Wingrove. They received $60,000 in scholarship funds to pursue teaching degrees in STEM disciplines - science, technology, engineering and math.
Charleston, S.C., attorney Ryan Neville was named Young Lawyer of the Year by the Young Lawyers Division. The Young Lawyer of the Year Award is presented annually to recognize a young lawyer that best exemplifies excellence in practicing law and public service. Neville is a 2000 graduate of Lakeside High School. He graduated from UGA Terry School of Business and is a graduate of Charleston School of Law. Neville is an attorney with the law firm of Wills, Massalon and Allen in Charleston. He is the son of Irish and Sandra Neville, of Martinez.
Caroline McGill, daughter of Georgia Power employee Tim McGill, who works at the company's Augusta regional office, is one of 21 students statewide to receive a Georgia Power Scholarship. McGill attends Auburn University, where she majors in marketing. McGill graduated from Lakeside High School in Evans. She served as the director of the Auburn mascot "Aubie" program, and is active in Alpha Chi Omega sorority, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi.
Susanne Sartelle (from left), the president of the Greenville-Pitt County (NC) Chamber of Commerce; Lauren Smith, the director of programs for the Columbia County Chamber of Commerce; and Jeremy Arthur, the president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama, pose after Smith received her certificate of completion from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.