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.
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.
Leadership forum accepts Brookwood student
Brookwood Elementary student Lindsey Quibef was recently accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum and will join others accepted into the program in Washington D.C. Oct. 25-31 to earn high school credit while studying leadership and exploring the nation's prominent monuments and institutions.
Lindsey was accepted to the forum based on her outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential.
Furman University dean's list
The following students were named to the dean's list at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.:
Kathryn A. Dickson and Ashley E. Sisco, both of Evans; and Adnan Filipovic, Michael G. Petrides and Jennifer A. Walters of Martinez.
Billy Byler of Martinez have been named to the dean's list at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn.
UGA dean's list
Eryc Jordan C.S. Riddle was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at the University of Georgia. He is a 2003 graduate of Evans High School and plans to study law.
Larry Freeman of Grovetown has received a Georgia Military scholarship to North Georgia College and State University in Dahlonega.
Southern Illinois recognition
Jonathan Paul Emery of Grovetown and Walter Leonard Linney and John C. Schipper, both of Martinez, were recognized at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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