• Shanteal L. Lake has been accepted into The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. The society is an interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation, based on grade point average and class standing.
• Lizzie Keen has received the Dowd and Susan Ritter Scholarship, awarded by Regions Bank for her achievements in academic excellence, extracurricular activities and community involvement. She is the daughter of Regions Bank employee John Keen.
• The Augusta Mini Theatre’s Third annual Hot Roast, held July 19, raised more than $5,000 for the Mariah McKie Butler Memorial College Book Scholarship to help fund 22 scholarships.
At graduation, students in the Mini Theatre for four or more consecutive years receive between $200 and $400 annually for four years of college.
The scholarship recipients are: Sylint Pearson, Kirby Thompson, Brinkley Ramsey, Ca’Lecia Fleming, Kia Johnson, Juanita Cody, Anna Shedrick, Sade Mosley, Vaquasha McKinnes, Andrew White, Asha Heath, Aisha Heath, Sequoya Shedrick, IdaLease Cummings, Simone Bridgeforth, Lexus Dunn, Milton Gaines, Natalie Goins, Nakayla Skrine, Casey Sanford, Davlyn Hollie and Tabatha Tutt.
• Marine Corps Pvt. Matthew T. Weaver graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. He is the son of Marion F. Weaver and a 2011 graduate of Cross Creek High School.
• Air Force Airman Anthony A. Torres has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. He is the son of Ernesto Torres of Colorado Springs, Colo., and a 2011 graduate of Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy.
• The following students have graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design: Trilogy Gunby, Julia Luedtke, Briana Atkins, Vanessa Luedtke and Kurtiss Smith.
• Brenton Jacob Wood graduated from Valdosta State University with a bachelor of science in exercise physiology. He was also named to the Deans List for the summer 2012 semester.
Adam Kronowski, Larrie Reece and Danny Ji were named to the Dean’s List at Berklee College of Music for the spring 2012 semester.
Kayla Dawn Price was recently selected as a winner in the annual Arthur Ashe Essay Contest, sponsored by the U.S. Tennis Association.
Augusta Technical College has received a $15,000 check from Georgia Power East Region and Southern Nuclear. The money will be used to purchase computers for students.