Haley Swearingen (left), of Evans High School, and Kaitlyn Frazier, of Augusta Prep High School, went to Washington, D.C., to attend the Presidential Classroom's Presidential Inaugural Program. The two attended the inaugural parade and a student ball.
The following Columbia County students were chosen to attend the Presidential Classroom's Presidential Inaugural Program in Washington, D.C.: Kaitlyn Frazier, of Augusta Prep High School, daughter of Kevin and Mimi Frazier; and Haley Swearingen, of Evans High School, daughter of Terry and Lauren Swearingen. During the weeklong program, the two interacted with Washington insiders, including members of Congress and presidential appointees.
They also participated in pre-inaugural events, such as the inaugural parade, PC student inaugural ball and attendance at the presidential oath of office.
The following two Columbia County students have been named to the Dean's List at Middle Georgia College for the spring semester: Robert Alan Kutlik, of Evans; and Melissa Layton, of Martinez.
The following Columbia County residents have been named to the Dean's List at Furman University for the fall term: Ashley E. Sisco, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Sisco, of Evans; Lindsey A. Wright, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. William Wright, of Evans; Adnan Filipovic, son of Mr. and Mrs. Damir Filipovic, of Martinez; Mary E. Mangum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Mangum of Martinez; Michael G. Petrides, son of Dr. and Mrs. George Petrides, of Martinez; and Jennifer A. Walters, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Walters, of Martinez.
Merchants Association officials named
The following were recently named as new officials for the Merchants Association of Columbia County: Ben Ivey, president; Bobby Harrington, president-elect; Mike Zapata, past president; Billy Becton, life director/treasurer; Alvin Postell, life director; Ted Lane, life director; George Kelley, life director; Stanley Crozier, board of directors member; George Sleister, board of directors member; Graham Ellison, board of directors member; Butch Powell, board of directors member; Forrest Maddox, board of directors member; Pam Randall, secretary.
Starla Armstong, of Evans, has been named to the dean's list at Minnesota State University, Mankato, for the fall semester.
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