Adam McCorkle, son of Warren and Vickie McCorkle, of Dearing, graduated from Georgia Tech with a master's of science in electrical and computer engineering. McCorkle also obtained his bachelor's in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech in 2000. He has worked at the Georgia Tech Research Institute full-time while obtaining his master's degree.
The following Columbia County residents have been named to the Presidential Scholar list at the University of Georgia for the fall semester: Anna Elizabeth Barton, James Robert Boothe, Allison Leanne Carr, Manpreet Kaur Dhillon, Kathryn Adelaide Fuller, Amanda Lee Giordano, Lesley Marie Graybeal, Scott Hokuhinuhinu Lee, Laura Christine Mackert, Taylor Carter Morris, Seema Vallabhbhai Patel, Kathryn Anne Paulos, John O'Connor Radeck Jr., Ryan Eric Schiefer, Andrea Lauren Sims, Cailtlin Jean Sullivan, Chad Alan Thornhill, Robert Michael Truan, Andrea Sue Wagner, Shannon Faye Yu, Ashley Rebecca Brannen, Romana Kathleen England Jones, Elizabeth Hardi O'Neill, Jami Michelle Wolfe, Sara Elizabeth Kauffman and Amanda Lynn Wallace, all of Evans;
Jillian Elease Crawford, Jordan Marsh Hargrove, Lee Holiday Reedy and Danielle L. Mischley Melford, all of Grovetown;Jason Tyler Adams, Amanda Lynn Brennan, Nicholas Michael Capito, Peter Robert Caruana, Jennifer Diane Chassereau, Amy Vinod Chudgar, Mareasa Michelle Fortunato, Sabina Gupta, Briwn Paul-Ang Hsu, Brian Tim Le, Anant Mandawat, Jennifer Leigh Manion, Molly Breena McFerran, Amit Mahesh Patel, William Loyess Peek, Kimberly Anne Peters, Meredith Lyn Potter, Neera Prakash, Rebecca Leigh Ritter, Tierney Elizabeth Rollins, Nichole Michelle Rosamilia, Megan Marie Shingler, Jeffrey Michael Miller, Brendan James Thomas, Lindsey Nicole Davison, Timothy Wayne Jenkins, Jennifer Leigh Johnson, Kathryn Anne Nelson, Amy Teng, Bradford Perry Huffman, Brenda Marie Smith Parker, James Frank Reynolds, David Justin Rychly, Michael Bradley Smith and Harry Duff Hunt Revell, all of Martinez.
Tanya West, an Augusta Christian School senior and daughter of Scott and Tammy West, won the College Hill Chapter-level DAR Good Citizen Program and Scholarship contest in December. Upon winning, her entry advanced to the Northeast district and she won at this level. Her entry will advance to the state level, where she will compete against the three district winners.
The Citadel Dean's List
Cadet Michael Anthony Rivera, of Evans, has achieved Dean's List status at The Citadel for the fall semester. Rivera is the son of Mr. and Mrs. David Enrique Rivera.
Gupton-Jones Dean's List
Ben and Crystal (Thayer) Crowe have achieved the Dean's List for the second time at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta. Ben graduated from Harlem High School as Salutatorian in 2002 and is the son of Robert and Dottie Crowe, of Grovetown. Crystal was home schooled, graduated in 2001 and is the daughter of Cliff and Ruby Thayer, of Harlem.
Wake Forest Dean's List
The following Columbia County residents have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Wake Forest University: Levi Anderson Pollard, of Appling, a junior majoring in information systems; and Michael Douglas Soucy, of Martinez, a senior majoring in English.
Butler Dean's List
Colin Quinn, of Evans, has been named to the fall Dean's List at Butler University. He is in the school of College of Business Administration/Exploratory.
Kevin Lillis, son of Mike and JoAnne Lillis, of Evans, has been accepted at Harding University for the fall 2005 semester. Lillis attends Greenbrier High School, where he is involved in soccer, the National Honor Society and Beta Club.
Georgia Tech honors
The following Columbia County students have received academic honors for the fall 2004 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Dean's List: Rajib Bhattacharjea, Audra Marie Bowcutt, Clinton Patrick Carnahan, Jill Elizabeth Donnelly, Lauren Ashley Duke, Kimberly Jeannette Finnell, Andrew Phillip Hess, Jennifer M. Minnow, Jennifer Lee Nelson, Lee Nicholson Peacock, Andrew Lawrence Raines and Eric Alan Scukanec, all of Evans; Stephen Royce Stegall, Jan Michael Scott, Sirikishan Ramkishan Shetty, William Joseph Ralph, Melissa Sherise Oellerich, Taryn Renee Ericson, Brian Andrew Murphy, Victoria Lynne Balcer, Sara Elizabeth Garlington, Kunal Khosla and William Henry Lavery, all of Martinez.
Harold Mock of Evans was one of two Georgia College and State University students who placed second in a case study competition at the Georgia Collegiate Leadership Conference on Feb. 5. The University of Georgia in Athens was host of the event. The two students, who represented the GC&SU Student Ambassador Team, earned a $200 cash prize for their team. The team prepared for two weeks to participate in the competition, which showcased the students' unique leadership styles.
Faculty Honors: Daniel Carroll Amick, Sean Herbert Coleman, Stephen Michael Goldman, Nathan Wells Graybeal, Justin Wayne Gregg, Joshua Mark Inouye, Benjamin Steele Roth and Beemal Ashok Shah, all of Evans; Erin Mauricia Dainer and Christopher Lee Golden, of Martinez
Derrion K. Johnson, of Evans, recently graduated from Limestone College, a small, private liberal-arts college located in Gaffney, S.C. Johnson was awarded a degree in Business Administration/Management.
Janet Lenard, of Evans, received a Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology degree from Argosy University/Sarasota during the fall 2004 semester.
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