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.
Pupils win recognition
Two Stevens Creek Elementary School pupils were awarded superior recognition for reciting poems in Spanish in the recent Foreign Language Association of Georgia Elementary Spoken Language Contest.
Bella Hickmon and Carson Jones won the superior ratings. They are pupils of Stevens Creek teacher Melissa Heckathorn.
Over 325 students entered the contest, representing studies in French, Spanish, German and Japanese.
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.
Augusta Prep senior wins scholarship
Rachel Bromer, a 2002 graduate of Augusta Preparatory Day School, has been named a recipient of an Achievement Scholarship from Clark University in Worcester, Mass.
She is a member of the National Honor Society.
The scholarship is awarded to students who show great potential for academic success and is given in recognition of outstanding personal and academic achievements.
Coverlet winner announced
Jerry Braun won the yo yo coverlet raffled off by the Grovetown Senior Center on May 11.
Proceeds from the raffle went to the Senior Citizens Center.
Scholarship winner crowned
Melissa Mobley has been named the winner of the Miss Greenbrier High School Scholarship Pageant.
She will receive a $500 scholarship to the college of her choice.
Anna Beth Barton was 1st runnerup; Heather Beale was second runnerup; and Ayanna Luke was named Miss Congeniality.
Martinez woman named to ASU dean's list
Jason Crouse, a 2001 graduate of Evans High School, was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Augusta State University.
She is the daughter of Tom and Joni Crouse of Martinez.
Local sailor participates in exercise
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeremy D. Bell recently participated in Strong Resolve '02, a NATO exercise held in Poland, Norway and the Baltic Sea.
Bell, son of Sharon J. and Ronny D. Bell of Grovetown, is assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook.
He is a 1996 graduate of Evans High School.
Also taking part in the exercise on the same ship was Seaman Christian P. Videtto, whose wife, Rebekkah, is the daughter of Elizabeth H. and Rob G. Nordan of Martinez.
Greenbrier graduate honored for best personality
Elizabeth Ann Lobello, a 2000 graduate of Greenbrier High School, was honored during Young Harris College's Honors Night Program for having the best personality.
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Lobello of Evans.
She is a sophomore. She has been named to the dean's list, received a business scholarship and is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Area students named to dean's list
William Andrew Bonaparte and Jennifer Diane Chassereau have been named to the dean's list for spring semester at Truett-McConnell College.
Travis Foust, 24, of Grovetown, graduated from the University of Georgia with a business degree. He graduated from Greenbrier High School in 1997.
Kelly Miller, 22, of Martinez, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in biology. She plans to attend the Medical College of Georgia in the fall.
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