Augusta Prep student wins art scholarship
Sara Lee Parker, a senior at Augusta Preparatory Day School, has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Sara was chosen for her outstanding portfolio and artistic maturity.
The scholarship will be renewable every year of her enrollment at the art institute.
Sara is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David M. Parker.
Evans woman to graduate from UGA
Brandy N. Sims, a 1998 graduate of Evans High School, will graduate magna cum laude from the University of Georgia May 11.
She will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in internal business with a minor in Spanish.
She is the daughter of Helen S. Martin of Evans and Jerry L. Sims of Aiken, S.C.
Grovetown student named to academy
Joanne Knight, a student at Harlem High School, has been named a U.S. National Award Winner in English.
She will appear in the U.S. Achievement Academy yearbook.
Evans man completes Marine basic training
Marine Corps Pvt. Adam L. Grimes of Evans recently completed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
Grimes, a 2001 graduate of Greenbrier High School, is the son of Tonya M. and Harold G. Grimes of Evans.
Augusta sailor promoted
Isaiah S. Anfield, a 1999 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County, has been promoted by the Navy to petty officer 3rd class.
He received his promotion while serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington.
Anfield was promoted based on sustained superior job performance and proficiency in his designated specialty.
He is the son of Patricia A. Kemp of Augusta and Isaiah L. Anfield, also of Augusta.
Greenbrier student wins election
Sam Gaston, a freshman at Greenbrier High School, was elected state secretary at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference.
Tara Newsome, a junior at Greenbrier, served as his campaign manager.
Tara finished second in business communications and will be traveling in June to the FBLA National Conference.
Their adviser is Rebecca Tyson.
Grovetown student enters honor society
D. Griffin Reid, a 2000 graduate of Augusta Preparatory Day School, has accepted membership in Golden Key International Honor Society at Georgia Tech.
Golden Key is a non-profit, academic honors organization that provides academic recognition, leadership opportunities, community service, career networking and scholarships.
Invitation to join the society is extended to the top 15 percent of juniors and seniors in all fields of study.
Reid, the son of Dr. David and Camilla Reid, is majoring in mechanical engineering.
Martinez man inducted into honor society
Michael G. Petrides of Martinez has been inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society at Furman University.
The honor society is for high scholastic attainment among freshmen or other first-year students in institutions of higher learning.
Martinez woman named to FSU dean's list
Jessica Crouse of Martinez was named to the Dean's List for spring semester at Florida State University.
She also was elected president of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and secretary of the FSU Lady Spirithunters.
Crouse is a junior majoring in industrial engineering and is a 1999 graduate of Evans High School. She is the daughter of Tom and Joni Crouse of Martinez.
Marine completes basic training
Marine Corps Pvt. James R. Ellsworth, whose wife Danielle is the daughter of Amanda Gulley of Grovetown and Daniel J. Centurione of Mountain Top, Pa., recently competed basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.
Evans drill team travels to national meet
The Evans High School Army JROTC drill team traveled to the National High School Drill Team Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla., May 3-5.
The event is expected to attract over 140 schools and 4,000 cadets attending from 34 states. This represents less than 5 percent of the schools with JROTC programs.
The competition will include judging in color guard, regulation drill, unit inspection and exhibition drill.
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