Jennifer McEvoy was elected to the Honorary Accounting Organization at the Georgia Institute of technology for the 2003-2004 school year. Jennifer is a 2000 honor graduate of Evans High School and graduated this month from the School of Management at Georgia Tech. Jennifer is the daughter of Bill and Janice McEvoy of Martinez.
Kyle Brennan Arrington of Martinez was recently inducted into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at Florida State University and will be honored at a campus ceremony this fall. Arrington is a 2003 graduate of Augusta Preparatory Day School.
NSCS is a highly selective, national non-profit honors organization that recognizes first- and second-year undergraduate students who excel academically.
Alabama State U Honor Roll
Adrien J. Davis of Martinez was one of 841 students recently named to the honor roll at Alabama State University for the spring semester. Davis, who earned at least a 3.0 grade point average, was honored during the 2004 Honors Day Convocation on April 16.
Harlem FFA members take awards
Three members of the Harlem High School FFA won awards at the state convention in Athens on April 22-24.
Jordan Whitaker won first place for his turf grass management proficiency project, which included constructing a golf green and tee boxes on the high school campus. He was also instrumental in laying out and constructing a shade house for the school's horticultural department. Jordan was awarded $550 for his trip to the national convention in Louisville, Ky., in October. He plans to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to major in golf course management.
Matt Fearneybough won second place in Agricultural Sales for starting his own firewood business, where he used business management and sales skills to grow from a hobby to buying equipment for a seasonal business. He was awarded $225 and will be attending Augusta Technical College to major in businesses and sales.
Jimmy Reese took third place in Equine Science after working on three horse farms, where he learned basic animal husbandry to train jumping horses. Jimmy earned $25 and a plaque. He plans to major in Veterinarian Assisting with hopes of managing a horse farm. Jimmy also received his state FFA degree, which is the second-highest degree FFA offers and is given to a limited number of agriculture students for exceptional work and service.
Lakeside High School junior Whitney Johnson was crowned Miss Lakeside 2004 and voted Miss Congeniality on March 13, during the annual Miss Lakeside Scholarship Pageant. The event was sponsored by the student council.
Scott Harmon and Jimmy Reece were official voting delegates at the state convention and voted on important issues effecting FFA membership and next year's state FFA officers.
Shameka Katonni Pollard and Caleb James Bemis, both of Evans, and Mary Rorick Vigneri and Heather Nicole Spears, both of Martinez, have earned degrees from the Medical College of Georgia.
Johnnie David Rogers of Evans earned a degrees from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant.
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