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Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

 

Award/honor: Nine physicians from the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center received awards Jan. 23 spotlighting their excellence in teaching medical students and residents.

The Exemplary Teaching Awards are given by the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. VA Augusta’s awardees were Drs. Laura Carbone, Edward Chin, Thomas W. Jackson, Nancy McNair, Walter Moore, Anthony Mulloy, Fenwick Nichols, Jigarkumar Parikh and Subbaramiah Sridhar.

Selection for the awards include criteria such as quality, which was based on student evaluations; quantity, including the number of learners or events; appropriate standing in programs, department or campus; and current appointment with MCG.

The VA doctors’ awards were part of about 170 awards given in 21 areas of undergraduate and graduate education.

 

Jan Johnson

Award/honor: The senior vice president of J. Smith Lanier &Co. Insurance has received the Company Gold Award for Production of Commercial Insurance.

 

Carl Pierre-Louis

Award/honor: The operating manager of Augusta CleanPro has received the Certified Premier Provider designation from: the Executive Review Committee of the CSRA Home Connections Program, a subsidiary of Century 21 Larry Miller Realty, for achievements in excellent customer satisfaction in carpet cleaning services.

 

Maritza Orellano

Award/honor: The adult education student at Augusta Technical College has been named the 2018 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education winner for the school. EAGLE is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in adult education programs. She will represent Augusta Tech at the EAGLE Leadership Institute, March 12-14.

 

Athena Ammar

Award/honor: The early childhood care and education student at Augusta Technical College has been named the school’s 2018 winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership. GOAL, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia, honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college students.

 

Rodithia Carr

Award/honor: The early childhood care and education instructor and department head at Augusta Technical College has been named the school’s 2018 Rick Perkins Award Instructor of the Year. She was selected from among 13 participating nominees for this year’s award. She has taught at Augusta Tech since July 2010.

 

Joshua Grant

Award/honor: The graduating senior at Hephzibah High School and a member of Paine College Upward Bound is one of only 106 students nationwide to have been offered the $25,000 Horatio Alger Scholarship for 2018. This award honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have strong academic potential and have succeeded in spite of adversity.

 

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