Student receives bachelor's degree
Ashley T. Rickard, of Grovetown, has completed the requirements for a bachelor's degree in business administration, management information systems, from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville in the fall semester.
Tusculum College award received
Students' academic excellence in the classroom, writing skills and contributions to college-related publications were recognized March 28 by the English Department at Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tenn. Receiving an award for contributions in class or as a tutor was Josh Adams, of Grovetown.
Five honored at Georgia Southern
Area students recently recognized at the annual Georgia Southern University Honors Day ceremony and who are on the list of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges are: Heather Hendrix, of Evans, Sara Kavsak, of Evans, Melissa Layton, of Martinez, Melissa Mobley, of Evans, and Stacy Shore, of Evans.
Student makes list at Johns Hopkins
John Barrett, of Martinez, was named to the Dean's List for fall semester at Johns Hopkins University. Barrett is the son of John Barrett and attended Lakeside High School. Barrett, who is studying arts and sciences is expected to graduate in May 2009.
Wofford College scholars compete
Wayne House, of Evans, a high school senior attending Augusta Christian School, participated in the 58th annual Wofford College Scholars Competition. Each year, Wofford invites high school seniors who have applied and been accepted to the college and who meet the academic standards required for scholarship application to spend a day on campus.
Student on list at Furman University
Mary E. Mangum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Mangum, of Martinez; and Ann E. Pollard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Pollard, of Appling, have been named to the school's Dean's List for the winter term.
UGA Foundation Fellowship recipient
Tyler Pratt, an international affairs and religion major from Evans, was one of six University of Georgia students selected as midterm recipients of the Foundation Fellowship, UGA's most prestigious undergraduate scholarship. Pratt, a recipient of the Top 5 percent Franklin College award and a Georgia Scholar, has also received a Watson-Brown Foundation Scholarship given for exceptional academic performance and community involvement. Upon graduation, Pratt hopes to earn a master's degree allowing him to work within the government as a security analyst or policy maker. He is actively involved with the UGA chapter of Amnesty International, the Center for International Trade and Security Leadership Program, and the Roosevelt Institution, a student-run think tank.
Student listed in scholars program
Rachel R. Marks, a graduating senior at Augusta Preparatory Day School, has been named one of about 550 semifinalists in the 2006 Presidential Scholars Program.
Student receives award in band
The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Timothy Shepherd from Clinton, Miss., has been named a United States National Award Winner in band. Shepherd is the son of Dan and Cindy Shepherd, of Clinton, and the grandson of Dorland and Joyce English, of Martinez, and John and Ruth Shepherd, of Laramie, Wyo.
South Carolina Dean's List
Sarah Elizabeth Lowe, of Evans, has been named to the Dean's List for the fall semester for achieving a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher (3.25 or higher for freshmen) during the semester.
Student's get ABAC's honor
Tarsa M. Andres, of Grovetown, and Andrew R. Heathman, of Harlem, were named as honor students during a ceremony in April at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.
Journalism scholar receives honor
Patrick Stapleton, a junior at the University of Georgia and a 2003 graduate of Greenbrier High School, has been selected to receive a Henry W. Grady College of Journalism Scholarship for the fall. Patrick is the son of Ed and Bobbie Stapleton, of Evans.
Middle Georgia holds awards day
Jacob Thad Gray, majoring in political science, was acknowledged for his academic and extracurricular successes at Middle Georgia College's 56th Annual Honors and Awards Day on March 23 in Morris Gymnasium.
SCAD student gets bachelor's degree
Rebecca Katherine Croft, of Evans, recently graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Croft studied Metals & Jewelry and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
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