First-year teacher Michelle Mixon (right) is recognized by Georgia Power External Manager Tim McGill and Carolyn Tynan, an account executive for Georgia Power, at the March 8 awards ceremony. Mixon was one of 15 of Georgia's best and brightest teachers selected to receive an education grant from Georgia Power.
Volunteer of the Year
Carroll Blanchard Davis received the Frist Award as volunteer of the year for 2004 at Doctors Hospital. She is now nominated for the nationwide Frist Award.
Notre Dame Dean's List
Katherine Kulovitz, daughter of William and Sarah Kulovitz, of Evans, has been named to the Dean's List at the University of Notre Dame for the fall semester. Kulovitz is a 2004 graduate of Greenbrier High School and the granddaughter of Jack and Betty Mackle, of Brentwood, Calif. She is a member of Notre Dame's First Year of Studies Program.
Samford University Dean's List
The following Martinez residents have been named to the Dean's List at Samford University for the fall semester: Christy Jeanne Adkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Adkins; Rebecca McCall Bohler, daughter of Vickie Kerzic; and Jessica Marie Colbert, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Colbert.
Augusta State Dean's List
Ellica Candace Moore has been nominated for membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, the honor society for high-achieving first- and second-year students. Moore, a 2004 graduate of Greenbrier High School and resident of Evans, has been named to the faculty honors list for the fall semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Moore is a first-year biomedical engineering major with a 4.0 academic average. She also was selected for membership in Georgia Tech's chapter of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Thomas C. Houston, a 2002 graduate of Lakeside High School, has been named to the Dean's List at Augusta State University for the fall semester. Houston transferred to Augusta State to study journalism and mass communications after majoring in biology and swimming for two years on the school team at Davidson College. He is the son of Kimberly and Tom Houston.
Mercer honor society
Meredith Weare, of Martinez, was recently inducted into the Mercer University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society. Weare is in the School of Engineering and a graduate of Evans High School. She is the daughter of Jim and Linda Weare.
Central Michigan graduates
Two Evans residents recently graduated from Central Michigan University with a master of science in administration specialist degree. They are: Sara E. Harbuck and Alfred Simmons Sr.
Jack Ellis, of Evans, made the President's Honor Roll at the University of South Carolina for maintaining a 4.0 grade point average. Jack is also a freshman representative to the student government at the university. Jack attended Lakeside High School, where he was a varsity wrestler, and Ikuno High School in Osaka, Japan, as an international exchange student and graduated with honors from Westminster. Jack also attended Harvard University's joint enrollment program during the summer between his junior and senior years. He is the son of Bob Ellis of Evans.
The following Columbia County residents graduated from the University of Georgia during the fall semester: Justin Louis Abell, Evans; Joshua James Alexander, Evans; Lauren Elizabeth Andrews, Evans; Christopher Rolland Bair, Evans; Sarah Elizabeth Boehnlein, Martinez; Amol M. Deshpande, Evans; Jonathan Russell Ellicott, Evans; Jennifer Michelle Flowers, Evans; Samuel Louis Governski, Martinez; Andrew Hall Harmon, Evans; Jordan Leigh Hull, Evans; Timothy Wayne Jenkins, Martinez; Jessica Beverly Mackay, Martinez; Kindsay Kate Masse, Grovetown; Sarah Keara McMillan, Evans; Matthew Peter Michenfelder, Appling; Steven Gordon Mooney, Martinez; Payal Nanda, Evans; Danny Swain New Jr., Evans; Ken Hirofumi Ono, Evans; Lisa L. Palmer, Evans; Kathryn Anne Paulos, Evans; Elizabeth Kaye Phillips, Martinez; Jarmaur Roosevelt Stallings, Evans; Amy Teng, Martinez; and Kelly Alexandra Vasquez.
South University President's List
Michelle Howlett, of Mar-tinez, has been named to the president's list for the fall quarter at South University.
Emory Dean's Dist
Cameron Ballard, of Martinez, gets a close-up look at congressional business Feb. 16 from U.S. Rep. Charlie Norwood at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Ballard, a sophomore at Lakeside High School, was in the nation's Capitol as part of the National Youth Leadership Program.
The following county residents have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Emory College: Kunal Sharma, of Martinez; Preethi Ganapathy, of Martinez; and Rashmi Ponnala, of Evans.
Science fair competitor
Zachariah Smith, an honor pupil at Harlem Middle School, recently competed in the CSRA RESA Regional Science Fair at Lakeside High School. Zachariah was awarded honorable mention for his work "Does UV Radiation Kill Bacteria?'' in the junior division, biological category. Zachariah is the son of Barry and Kira Smith of Harlem.
April Ulm (left), daughter of Thomas and Julie Ulm of Evans, recently graduated from Georgia Southern University's Eagle Leadership EDGE program. The 10-week program prepares students for advanced leadership positions on campus.
Georgia Southern President's List
Jack Curtis O'Tyson, a freshman at Georgia Southern University, recently made the college's President's List. O'Tyson is an Evans High School graduate.
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