Named to board
Sean T. Lynch was named to the Board of Directors as an Alternate Director District 10 of the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians at the 64th annual Scientific Assembly Nov. 9.
Lynch practices family medicine at the Southern Family Medical Center, where he serves as president and medical director for Hospice Care of America and CareSouth Home Health.
Emily Elizabeth Jensen was named to the president’s List at the University of North Georgia for the Fall 2012 semester.
• Jerry Bradley was named to the deans list at the University of North Georgia for the Fall 2012 semester.
• The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Clemson University for the Fall 2012 semester: Marshall Doughtery McKnight, Samuel Wilkes Murray, Rachel Leigh Marionneaux, and Rebecca Lyn Beaird.
• The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Reinhardt University for the Fall 2012 semester: Luke Leightner, Claire Moore, Benjamin Pearre and Justin Wells.
• Travis Bernell Riner was named to the dean’s list at Mars Hill College for the Fall 2012 semester.
• The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Georgia Institute of Technology for the Fall 2012 semester: Landon Bailie; Mitchel Banks; Matthew Baxter; Brooke Beaulieu; Austin Bryan; Christopher Burns; Brandon Byers; Stephanie Chang; Rebecca Copeland; Connor Crowley; Tae Cruz; and Nathan Damen.
Also: Brad Davis; Samuel Elia; Chelsea Fechter; Addison Fisher; Bibiana Garcia; Carolyn Granade; Abigail Harrover; Hyun Heo; Davis Hoffman; Caitlin Huber; Kathleen Hyder; Alexandra Kimm; Timothy Kitts; Joon Koh; Ryan Krepps; Prateek Kumar; Erin Lightfoot; Mary Littrell; Andrew Meloan; Cinasa Ogbureke.
Also: Stepehen Pardue; Yvonne Pella; Clayton Perry; Timothy Reeve; William Reeve; Samantha Rich; Lindsay Ridlon; Min-Jae Sayer; Joshua Scott; Erin Sentell; William Sessions; Alyson Sheppard; Kateri Sheppard; Scott Sheppard; Raymond Smith; Karan Suraj; Derek Tanner; Tam Van; Anthony Woei-A-Sack; Joyce Wong and Fisher Wright.
• The following students have been named to the dean’s list at Valdosta State Univeristy: Adriana Maria Logan; Erica Dianne Williams; Erin McDonald Dobbins; Jillian Roaslie Hogue; Schylo Lynn Phillips; Christina Grace Duckworth; Dacia Latrell Thomas; Darius Terrell Guillory; Eric Lance Abbott; Janisha Janae Ross; Joshua Ryan Mulloy; Melissa Singleton; Steffany Lynn Weathers; and Zjonte L. Francis.
Marine Corps Pvt. Quincy J. Cannon has graduated from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. He is the son of Gail Mack and a 2010 graduate of Westside High School.
The following students earned Faculty Honors at Georgia Institute of Technology for the Fall 2012 semester: Nicholas Culpepper; Ashley Fischer; Jordan Hunt; Rachel Hutto; Miad Karimi; Pooja Kondur; Rayleen Lewis; Sonia McCall; Taylor Marie Morgan; Devi Morrison; Andrew Pak; Corley Price; and Mary Senn.
The Augusta State University Rotaract Club collected more than 680 pairs of underwear and socks during a clothing drive Jan. 3-11 to benefit the Clothing Closet for Child Enrichment.
The following students have graduated from Valdosta State University: Eleanor Jane Paschal, bachelor of arts in Spanish; Melissa Lynn Johnson, master of arts in library and information science; Morgan Elizabeth Brazell, bachelor of science in education; Cedric Jamal Wiltz, bachelor of science in organizational leadership; John Patrick Davison, bachelor of business administration in international business; Lakesha Nicole Butler, bachelor of science in chemistry.
Money for literacy
The Greater Columbia County Republican Women presented a check for $100 to the Greater Augusta Partnership for Literacy to sponsor children for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.