Ashley Taylor of Martinez was selected to participate in the Global Young Leaders Conference in July in Washington , D.C. and new York City. Ashley was one of 400 outstanding scholars from around the world to attend the conference.
Kristy Lynn Thigpen, daughter of John and Sandra Thigpen, of Harlem, has been accepted into the Medical College of Georgia for the Medical Diagnostic Synography program. She is a 2003 graduate of Harlem High School and a 2005 graduate of Georgia Military College and State with an associate in science degree.
University of Notre Dame Dean's List
Aaron Cox, son of Cassandra Cox, of Niles, Mich., has been named to the Dean's List at the University of Notre Dame for outstanding scholarship during the spring semester. Cox, a 2004 graduate of Greenbrier High School, is a sophomore in the university's College of Arts and Letters, majoring in mathematics and economics. Students must maintain a scholastic average of 3.778 and above to be named to the dean's list.
Katherine Kulovitz, daughter of William and Sarah Kulovitz, of Evans, has been named to the Dean's List for outstanding scholarship during the spring semester. Kulovitz, a 2004 graduate of Greenbrier High School, is a sophomore in the university's College of Arts and Letters, majoring in mathematics and economics.
Guilford College grad
Glenn M. Brown II, of Evans, received a bachelor's degree in business administration-management with a concentration in economics from Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C., on July 26. Brown is a 2001 Augusta Christian Schools graduate. He will be entering into business with this father at Sod Brokers of Augusta Inc. He is the son of Glenn L. and Lynn Brown, of Appling.
FSU Dean's List
Cori P. Smith, of Evans, was named to the Dean's List for the spring semester at Florida State University for achieving an excellent academic record.
Emory University graduates
The following Columbia County residents have graduated recently from Emory University: Evans: Arpita Patel, daughter of Achyut and Yatika Patel, received a bachelor of arts from Emory College; Clausyl Plummer, received a master of science in nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. Martinez: Payal Patel, daughter of Janak B. and Jyoti Patel, received a bachelor of arts from Emory College; Asanka Pathiraja, son Dr. Ananda Pathiraja and Dr. Chandra Pathiraja, received a bachelor of arts from Emory College; Kelly Fung, daughter of Dr. Kung-Hsi Fung and June Chwen-Yea Fung, received a bachelor of business administration from the Goizueta Business School; Julia Samaddar, daughter of Sujit and Gita Samaddar, received a bachelor of science from Emory College; Reena Chudgar, daughter of Dr. Bipin Ramniklal Chudgar, of Martinez, and Dr. Daksha Bipin Chudgar, of Louisville, Ky., received a bachelor of science from Emory College; Preethi Ganapathy, daughter of Dr. Vadivel Ganapathy and Dr. Malliga E. Ganapathy, received a bachelor of science from Emory College; Neal Patel, son of Ramesh and Sudha Patel, received a bachelor of science from Emory College; Shubha Muralidhar, received a master of public health from the Rollins School of Public Health; and Dena Mellick, received a master of theological studies from the Candler School of Theology.
Mississippi College School of Law award
The Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi has announced that Brandon Dial, of Evans, has been awarded an academic scholarship for study at the law school during the 2005-06 academic year. The scholarship is awarded for demonstrating superior academic performance. Dial is a second-year law student and participates in the fellowship program at the law school. Dial is the son of Kenneth and Jeanne Dial, of Evans.
Area resident named to William and Mary Dean's List
Caroline Michelle Dainer, of Evans, was recently named to the Dean's List at the College of William & Mary for the spring 2005 semester. A student must take at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.6 grade-point average during the semester.
USC awards degrees to area students
The following area students have recently received degrees from the University of South Carolina: Brandon Barenie, bachelor of science in business administration; and Kathrina M. Flynn, bachelor of arts, both of Evans; Latonia K. Brooks, bachelor of arts; Nicole J. Brouse, bachelor of arts; Susan Acuff Dyer, doctor of philosophy; Miki J. Kaminer, master of science; and Brian M. Matta, bachelor of arts, all of Martinez.
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