Jennifer Louise Werner, daughter of Jim and Doris Werner, of Upper Pottsgrove Township, Pa., formerly of Martinez, was named Salutatorian of the Class of 2006 at Pottsgrove High School. Jennifer is a former student of Lakeside High School, where she was active in Debate, the Beta Club, LSC and Student Government. At Pottsgrove, Jennifer has been an active member of the National Honor Society, Science Club, History Club and DECA. In April, she represented Pottsgrove High School and Pennsylvania at the International DECA competition in Dallas after winning the state competition in Hershey, Pa., in February. She will attend Albright College in Reading, Pa., as a Jacob Albright scholar. She will major in chemistry, math and secondary education in the Honors Program.
Area student receives All-American Scholar award
The U. S. Achievement Academy has announced that Charnele Ringer, of Martinez, has been named an All-American Scholar At-Large Award Winner. Ringer will appear in the All-American Scholar Official Yearbook, which is published nationally. Ringer is a student at Columbia Middle School and is the daughter of Samuel and Marie Ringer, of Martinez. Grandparents are Iphigenia Wilson, of Brooklyn, New York, and Keith E. Barton, of Philadelphia, Pa.
SPSU Dean's List
Christopher W. Gamblin has been named to the Southern Polytechnic State University's Dean's List in the spring. Gamblin has made the dean's list three straight semesters. He has been accepted to attend Georgia Tech in the fall as a civil engineering major. He attended Harlem High School. He is the son of Billy and Denise Gamblin.
Steve Kuss, son of James and Elizabeth Kuss, of Grovetown, has been awarded the Dorothy Few Lee Scholarship for the 2006-2007 academic year at Georgia Southern University. Kuss is a theatre major.
UGA presidential scholar list
The following have been added to the presidential scholar list for the spring semester at the University of Georgia: Evans: Jonathan Kent Barefield, Anna Elizabeth Barton, Aminta Bhatia, Benjamin Rogers Gooding, Thomas Spencer Poore, Robert Michael Truan, Brian Paul-Ang Hsu, Stephen Wade Faires, Danielle L. Mischley Melford; Grovetown: Christy Monique Bonaparte Norman; Martinez: Mareasa Michelle Fortunato, Diana Khain Houng, Diana Grace Murro, Amit Mahesh Patel, Kimberly Anne Peters, Jennifer Leigh Johnson, Phillip W. Corlew, Jaina Jagadish Patel, Courtney Brooke Pratt, Tyler Blalock Pratt.
University of Georgia spring graduates
The following area students recently participate in spring commencement exercises at the University of Georgia: Appling: Carrie Ann Anderson; Evans: Samuel J. Adams, Maryum Naz Ashraf, Anna Elizabeth Barton, James Robert Boothe, Nicholas Edward Coia, Shari Charryse Crafton, Christina Jordon Curry, Lauren Rene Ducey, Stephen Wade Faires, Samantha Ann Hardy, Mark David Hawkins, Elizabeth Charlene Hockinson, Stephanie Nita-Michelle Immel, Aashka Dipak Jani, Michelle Ann Lomonaco, Laura Christine Mackert, Danielle L. Mischley Melford, Jennifer Kim Mihalchik, Evelyn Elizabeth Motlow, Katiliya Lisa Mundo, Amanda Meria Norris, Lauren Alexis Parker, Cory Michael Pruett, Kimberly Ecskstrom Rackley, Kevin P. Ragnow, Brendan James Thomas, Sarah Elizabeth Vernon; Grovetown: Kelly Leonia Keller, Stacey Carol McElveen, Christy Monique Bonaparte Norman, Jason Lee Norman, Lee Holiday Reedy; Martinez: Casey Rebecca Benson, Jennifer Lynn Broder, Jospeh David Brown III, Danielle Jessica Brudi, Bradley Richard Carson, Brandon Malone Cheek, Matthew Robert Coleman, Phillip W. Corlew, Shaylee Rajnikant Dave, Philip Seth Davis, Barry Scott Fuller, Ashley Elizabeth Hadlock, Robert Alvin Hancock II, Jonathan David Judy, Andrea Jeanne Keeler, Michelle Jinhyun Kim, Melissa Jean Lang, Megan Ashley McNair, Kim Nhu Nguyen, Sarah Andrea Serji, Monica Girish Shah, Megan Marie Shingler, Lia Danielle Solursh, Hironobu Takeda, Jessica Anna Wurzinger, Thomas P. Wurzinger, Hallie Christine Wylds, James Chung Yoon, Ning Jun Yuan.
Student named to Order of the Purple Seal
Angela Kay Maselli, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Maselli, of Evans, has been named to the Order of the Purple Seal for obtaining at least a 3.50 grade point average for four full-time semesters. She is a junior majoring in dance and business at Columbia College.
Cadet receives honors from academy
Curtis J. Pickard, of Evans, son of Curtis and Cheryl Pickard, has been awarded the Junior High B.B. certificate, a golf letter and the band certificate of achievement from the Camden Military Academy in Camden South Carolina. The cadet is a rising ninth grader in the academy.
Columbia Middle student receives award
Charlene Ringer, of Martinez, had been recognized for academic achievement as a United States National Honor Student Award Ringer. The daughter of Samuel and Marie Ringer, of Martinez, Ringer is a student of Columbia Middle and will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.
GSWSU president's list honoree for spring
Gregory A. Ryan, of Evans, recently earned the honor of being placed on the president's list for the spring semester at Georgia SouthWestern State University by earning a 4.0 grade point average after taking 15 hours of courses.
Valdosta State University dean's list
The following have been named to the spring semester dean's list at Valdosta State University: Katie Elizabeth Crislip, Adrienne Marie Harris, and Laura C. Sesto, of Evans.
Spring graduates from Valdosta State University
Katie Elizabeth Crislip, of Evans, and Laura C. Sesto, of Evans, are both spring graduates of Valdosta State University. Crislip received a Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a Communication Disorders concentration and Sesto received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art.
Furman University spring graduates
The following have graduated from Furman University during commencement exercises held on June 3: Christine N. Halpin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Halpin, of Evans; Adnan Filipovic, son of Mr. and Mrs. Damir Filipovic, of Martinez; Jennifer A. Walters, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Walters, of Martinez.
Furman University dean's list honorees
The following have been included on Furman University's dean's list for the spring: Mary E. Mangum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Mangum, of Martinez, and Jennifer A. Walters, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Gordon Walters, of Martinez. The dean's list is comprised of undergraduate students who earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher and is compiled at the end of each of Furman's three terms.
Spring Berry College graduates
Brandon David Elijah, son of Richard and Sherry Elijah, of Evans, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Elizabeth Alisa Perry, daughter of Daniel and Judith Perry, of Grovetown, received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Berry College at spring commencement ceremonies.
Fort Gordon scholarship recipient
Tyrell Dyson, son of Joyce and Barney Dyson, of Grovetown, is a recipient of a $1,500 college scholarship awarded at Fort Gordon. Dyson will attend Erskine College in the fall. The scholarship Dyson received was sponsored by the Hefty/Pactiv Corporation, and applicants for the scholarship were required to have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, participate in voluntary school and community activities, demonstrate leadership qualities and write an essay.
Samford University spring graduate
Jessica Marie Colbert, of Martinez, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Samford University. Commencement ceremonies for the spring semester were held on May 20.
Truman State University president's list honoree
Rebecca Susan Gell, of Evans, has been included in the president's list of Truman State University. Gell is a Economics and Pre-Business Administration major at the university and has earned at least 12 undergraduate semester hours with a 4.0 grade point average.
Wake Forest dean's list
Levi Anderson Pollard, of Appling, has been named to the Wake Forest University dean's list for the spring semester.
Roanoke College, in Salem, Va., has recently named John Andrew Gleason, of Evans, to the faculty's list of honorable mention for the spring semester. Gleason is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. Gleason.
SUIC dean's list
Southern Illinois University Carbondale named 3,247 students to its spring semester deans' list, including Christine Renee Shedrick, of Evans; Devlon Ramondo Alexander and Robert Walter Kilbride, of Grovetown; and Chris Wayne Casey, of Martinez.
Emory dean's list
The following area residents were named to the dean's list of Emory College for the spring semester: Erin Milnes, daughter of Michael D Milnes and Margaret M Milnes, of Martinez; and, Kevin Brown, of Martinez, son of Dr. Alan Wayne Brown and Sheryl Simmons Brown.
Oxford College honors
Emory University has recently named Sumant Ponnala, of Evans, son of Navin Chandra Ponnala and Rajeshwari Devi Ponnala, to the honor list of Oxford College for the spring semester. Jennifer Yuan, of Martinez, daughter of Yen Yen Pu Yuan, was named to the merit list of Oxford College for the spring semester.
Reinhardt College dean's list
Briana Moody, of Martinez, was among the 327 students named to the Reinhardt College dean's list for spring semester.
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