Jackie Cadle of Lakeside High School was elected 2005-06 state president at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Meeting in April. She began her tenure as a state officer as an eighth-grader at Riverside Middle School. She served as secretary/treasurer and vice president of membership during her sophomore and junior years at LHS. Jackie has been active on the local, state and national levels. Her main goal this year is to advertise FCCLA and make it known to the public. This summer Jackie and her adviser, Sandi Taylor, will travel to San Diego to attend the National FCCLA Leadership Meeting. Jackie is the daughter of Nancye and Joe Cadle.
Catherin Jeske, a Grovetown resident and student at Augusta State University, recently received an award at the Phi Beta Lambda 2005 State Leadership Conference in Atlanta, placing first in accounting principles.
ABAC Dean's List
The following Columbia County residents have been named to the spring Dean's List at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College: Michael B. Bishop Jr., of Grovetown, Andrew J. Heathman, of Harlem, and Jordan R. Whitaker, of Harlem.
ASU Dean's List
Charles Derrick Quarles Jr. has been named to the Dean's List at Augusta State University for the fall semester by the university's College of Arts and Sciences.
Young Harris College Dean's List
The following area residents have been named to the spring Dean's List at Young Harris College: Allison Leigh Hillman, daughter of Richard and Cheryl Hillman and granddaughter of Evelyn Hillman, of Augusta, and Reba and Earl McCoy, of Martinez; Ashley Brooke Ringel, daughter of David and Deborah Ringel and granddaughter of Betty Ringel, of Evans; and Brittany Darla Jackson, daughter of Billy and Robin Jackson and granddaughter of Paula Dukes, of Evans, Bill Jackson, of Appling, and Gerard and Darlene McKnight, of Martinez.
Tiphani Grimes, of Martinez, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference. During the conference, Tiphani will attend workshops and classes where she will study distinctions of leadership.
Desirae Marie Domenico, a graduate of Evans High School, earned her doctorate in occupational studies May 14 from the University of Georgia College of Education. During her studies, Domenico wrote a book review and co-wrote three articles. She was awarded a fellowship from the National Association of Teacher Educators in Family and Consumer Sciences at the 2004 ACTE Convention in Las Vegas. Upon graduation she will return to Atlanta to work. Domenico is the daughter of Debbie and Jerry Domenico of Martinez.
Alabama State honor roll
Adrien Davis, a Martinez resident, has been named to the honor roll at Alabama State University for the spring semester. Davis, who achieved a grade point average between 3.00 and 3.49, was honored during the 2005 Honors Day Convocation.
UGA student featured
Gehres Paschal, a graduate of Lakeside High School, has been featured on the University of Georgia's official Web site under its amazing students section. The site states that Paschal has used a courts scholarship to help deliver health care to areas of Nicaragua and has started a group at UGA to help students find ways to conduct medical volunteer work abroad.
Jessica Colbert, of Martinez, received several honors during Samford University School of Business' awards ceremonies for undergraduate students on April 28. Colbert received an academic achievement medal for having a 3.75 or higher grade point average, and was inducted into the Samford chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma business honor society. The accounting major is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Matt Colbert.
Ivan Allen College Dean's List
Dana K. Long was named to the Dean's List for Ivan Allen College at the Georgia Institute of Technology for the spring semester. Long is a 2001 honor graduate of Milton High School and is currently a senior majoring in International Affairs at Georgia Tech, where she is a member of the varsity crew team. She will participate in the Georgia Tech study abroad program this summer at the University of Oxford in London. Long is the daughter of Carolyne F. Long, of Evans.
Tanya West, valedictorian of the Class of 2005 at Augusta Christian Schools, was named as the schools 2005 High School Outstanding Student at a recent Honors Night program. Tanya also received the Advanced Placement English Award, the Bible Award, All-A Honor Roll Award, ACSI Distinguished Christian High School Student Award in Academics and Fine Arts, the Presidents Outstanding Academic Excellence Award, SCISA Certificate of Honor for Excellence in Scholarship, the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Certificate, the Christen Renfro Christian Character Scholarship, and the Jodie Sheridan Memorial French Club Scholarship. Tanya has been accepted to Georgia Tech, Samford University, Bob Jones University, Winthrop University and Anderson College. She will attend Anderson College in the fall and major in art with an emphasis in interior design.
Appling resident inductee
Dr. James B. Davis, of Appling, was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Radiology at an April 10 ceremony in Washington, D.C. Davis is affiliated with University Hospital, Doctors Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital.
VA employee of the month
Saul Josman, a nurse practitioner, has been named the employee of the month for April at Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. Josman has served on the American Nursing Association's Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics for the past four years and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and the ANA, and serves as a board member of the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing Alumni Association.
Amy Kenney, of Martinez, recently received the Thelma "T-Lady" Ross Spirit of Mercer Award at Mercer University's 12th annual Student Leadership Awards ceremony. Kenney, a graduate of Evans High School, is a junior history major at Mercer and is the daughter of Jack and Nan Kenney.
Columbia College graduates
Christy Presgrove (Greenbrier High School) received the 2005 Teacher of
the Year Award from the Georgia chapter of the American Association of
Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
The following Columbia County residents recently received their master's of education degrees in divergent learning from Columbia College: Cheryl M. Curran, wife of John M. Curran of Evans; Tara Monique Harpley, wife of Chad Harpley of Evans; Hattie Maria Harris, of Evans; and Catherine B. Jordan, wife of Eddie Jordan, of Martinez.
Savannah College of Art and Design Dean's List
The following Columbia County residents were named to the Dean's List at Savannah College of Art and Design for the winter quarter: Joanna Renner, of Evans, who is a fashion major and is the daughter of Gene Renner and Sharon Renner; Virginia Brannen, of Evans, who is a sequential art major and is the daughter of Alfred Brannen; and Michael Dorsey, of Evans, who is an animation major and is the son of Michael Dorsey.
Converse student elected
Anna Harris, of Martinez, was recently elected vice chairwoman of the student activities committee at Converse College. Harris is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Philip Harris.
Jesse Moore, a 2005 graduate of Evans High School, was recently awarded a scholarship by the Best Buy Children's Foundation. Moore is the son of Dan and Terry Moore and plans to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Tiphani Grimes, of Martinez, Georgia, has been selected to participate in the National Student Leadership Conference in Chicago for outstanding high school students.
Photo by Jim Blaylock
Kansas State graduate
Todd Michael Yehle, of Grovetown, graduated from Kansas State University for the spring semester. Yehle was awarded a master of arts degree.
Timothy Mitchem has been accepted by Dana College as an incoming freshman for the 2005-06 school year. Mitchem, a student at Lakeside High School, is the son of Emery and Naomi Mitchem, of Martinez.
Jennifer Denise Conley has been recognized as the graduate assistant to the legislative aide program by the College of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Georgia. Conley is pursuing a master's degree in child and family development and is the daughter of Robert and Lynda Conley, of Appling.
Wake Forest graduate
Michael Douglas Soucy, of Martinez, recently received a bachelor of arts degree in English from Wake Forest University.
Furman University membership
Jennifer A. Walters, the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Walters of Martinez, has been selected for membership in Omicron Delta Kappa at Furman University.
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