Lakeside graduate earns degree
Elizabeth Susan Borchers of Evans has received a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech.
She is a 1997 graduate of Lakeside High School.
Local woman graduates with honors
Anna Laure Domenico, a 1998 graduate of Evans High School, graduated magna cum laude from Valdosta State University on May 7.
She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in organizational communications.
She was presented the Outstanding Speech Communication Award for the school of Communications Arts during the annual Honors Day ceremony.
In addition, she has been awarded an assistantship for graduate school at VSU in the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology.
She is the daughter of Debbie and Jerry Domenico.
Dacula woman graduates
Jessica Lynn Lonergan of Dacula, Ga., graduated May 4 with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia College and State University.
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Lonergan, who are natives of Harlem.
Students attend FCCLA meeting
Seven Lakeside High School students attended the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership meeting in Atlanta April 18-21.
Six of the students competed in the Students Taking Active Recognition Competition. Sana Hashmi competed in applied technology; Kimberlyn Horney and Amy Price competed in chapter showcase, manual; Brhandi Gilliam and Tina Campbell competed in entrepreneurship; and Ashley Baum competed in illustrated talk. All won gold meal ranking.
In addition, Brooke Cadle, the past Georgia vice president of membership, was elected to run for national officer.
Scholarship established at Augusta Tech
William and Diane Cato have established an endowed scholarship at Augusta Technical College in memory of their son, Todd R. Cato.
He was a graduate of Butler High School and Augusta Tech.
An endowment establishes a continuing scholarship, and interest generated from the gift will be used to assist a student with the financial cost of attending Augusta Tech.
Local residents attend transplant meeting
Four Columbia County were among 500 donor family members attending the National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week at the state capitol April 21-27.
The local residents attending the meeting were Rusty Kelley, of Martinez; Renee Temples of Appling, who donated a kidney to Kelley in March; and Evans residents Charlotte Smith and her daughter, Kathryn Smith, who is a recipient of five organs from an anonymous donor.
The Georgia Coalition on Donation recognized donor family members and living donors who have sacrificed to give others a second chance at life.
Augusta Prep student wins scholarship
Danielle Jessica Brudi, a student at Augusta Preparatory School, has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship from Salem College in Winston-Salem, N.C.
She is the daughter of Susan Smith-Brudi and Douglas Brudi.
Church teams makes trip to New York
Several members of the Harlem Baptist Church made a mission trip to New York recently.
They are Paul Grimes, Jordan Whitaker, Ben Hill, John Cason, Tyler Holley, Rob Lewis, Rufus Hixon, Andre Miller, Philip Vestal, Ray Fulcher, Phillip Smith, Mark Whitaker, Michael Grimes, Ruth Hill, Kathy Holley, Gayle Miller, Joletta Cason, Jimmy Lewis, Michael Hawkinberry and William Smith.
Evans High graduate honored by Navy
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Lawrence S. Karnowski, a 1989 graduate of Evans High School, recently received a letter of commendation while assigned to Strategic Communications Wing One at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.
He is the son of Susan K. and Lawrence A. Karnowski of Evans.
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