Milestones

Gets scholarship

Brittany Bulloch received a $1,500 scholarship from the Scholarships for Military Children Program. She plans to enroll at Georgia Southern University. She is the daughter of Joel and Patricia Fielding.

Merit lists

Karen L. Peltier was named to the Piedmont Technical College merit
list for the spring semester.

Tanisha Thompson was named to the merit list of Oxford College, a two-year division of Emory University, for the 2012 Spring Semester. Annie Dennis-King was named to the honor list for the spring semester.

Basic training

Air Force Airmen David W. Kelly and Stephen C. Franklin graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Kelly is the son of Elores Beasley of Augusta and David Kelly Sr. of Evans, and a 2009 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County. Franklin is the son of Melinda Franklin of Augusta and a 2010 graduate of Westside High School.

Earn degrees

The following students received degrees from Emory University during commencement May 14: Annie Dennis-King (associate in arts), Tanisha Thompson (associate in arts), Jaspal Bhatia (bachelor of arts), Cecilia Gilmore (bachelor of arts), Brianna Mack (bachelor of arts), Ta’Leace Thomas (bachelor of business administration), Glenn Newman Jr. (bachelor of business administration) and Laura Quaynor (doctor of philosophy).

Dean’s list

Joel Jospeh and Amy Rosenblum were named to the dean’s list at Emory University for the spring semester.

President’s list

Kaylee Paschal was named to the president’s list at Illinois Central College for the spring semester.

Fraternity induction

Lester G. Pretlow will be inducted into the Alpha Mu Tau Fraternity on July 20 at the Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles. He was nominated by Elizabeth Leibach and Barbara Russell and is employed the Georgia Health Sciences University.


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