Milestones

• Georgia Health Sciences University inducted 30 members into its recently formed chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. They are: T. Andrew Albritton, the associate dean of academic affairs, Medical College of Georgia; Lori Schumacher Anderson, the associate dean of academic and student affairs, College of Nursing; Sally Atherton; Susan L. Barcus, the senior vice president for advancement and community relations and chief development officer; Anna Elizabeth Pye Brigdon, the vice president for institutional effectiveness; Peter F. Buckley, the dean of the Medical College of Georgia; Patricia Lee Cameron, the acting vice dean, College of Graduate Studies; Joseph Gerard Cannon, the associate dean for research and Kellett Chair, College of Allied Health Sciences; Roman M. Cibirka, the vice president for instruction and enrollment management and associate provost; Pamela Price Cook, the assistant dean for student affairs, College of Nursing; Connie L. Drisko, the dean of the College of Dental Medicine; Varghese George, the chair of the Department of Biostatistics; Srisuda Siera Gollan, student, College of Graduate Studies; W. Kent Guion, the vice president for diversity and inclusion; Mark W. Hamrick, the senior vice president for research; Phillip J. Hanes, the associate dean for academic affairs and advanced education, College of Dental Medicine; David S. Hefner, the executive vice president for clinical affairs and chief executive officer, Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center; Edward William Inscho, a professor of graduate studies and physiology; Clarence Joe, an associate professor of orthopedic surgery and radiology; Douglas Keskula, the associate dean of academic affairs, College of Allied Health Sciences; Andrew R. Kious; Carol Ann Lefebvre, the associate dean for strategic initiatives and faculty affairs, College of Dental Medicine; Kathleen Mood McKie, the associate dean for student affairs, Medical College of Georgia; Regina L.W. Messer, an associate professor of graduate studies, Oral Rehabilitation and Oral Biology; Andrew Newton, the GHSU general counsel; Lester Pretlow, an associate professor of biomedical and radiological technologies; Richard Sattin; Jennifer Waller; Elizabeth Wark, the assistant dean for faculty practice, College of Allied Health Sciences; Julie Kay Zadinsky, the interim assistant dean for research, College of Nursing.

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.


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