• Kristopher Byrd was named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for the summer quarter.
• Ryan Krepps, of Hephzibah, and Lindsay Ridlon, of Martinez, were named to the dean’s list for the summer 2012 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Golden Harvest donation
Global Spectrum, the managing company for the Augusta Entertainment Complex, teamed up with Ovations Food Services to donate boxed lunches to the Golden Harvest Food Bank. The lunches will help feed more than 600 people in the Augusta area.
• Army National Guard Pvt. Chandler K. Bradley has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Rhonda Bradley of Martinez and grandson of Michele Prather of Augusta.
• Army Pfc. Elsie J. Smith has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. She is a granddaughter of Elsie Tuggle and a 2010 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County.
• Air Force Airman Alex E. Lowery graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. He is the son of Victoria Randolph of Augusta and William Lowery of Indian Harbor Beach, Fla. He is a 2010 graduate of Greenbrier High School.
• Army Pvt. Kevin L. Fuller has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. He is the son of Joyce Fuller of Hephzibah and Kenneth Fuller Sr. of Augusta and a 2010 graduate of Hephzibah High School.
The South Augusta Rotary Club presented a check for $500 to the Greater Augusta Partnership for Literacy, which provides books to children from birth to age 5 in Columbia and Richmond counties.
The Georgia Association of Colleges for Teacher Education has created an award to be named in honor of Lucindia Chance, the dean of the College of Education at Augusta State University.
The Cindi Chance Award in Recognition of Significant Contribution to Quality Educator Preparation in Georgia was presented to Chance during the organization’s luncheon earlier in September.
The annual competitive award will be presented by the board of directors of the association. Recipients will be nominated by peers and will have proof of leadership, be actively involved at the state level with policy-makers on teacher preparation, and will demonstrate a strong connection between quality teacher education preparation and P-12 schools.
Georgia Tech grads
The following students have graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology: Carl Gray (Ph.D.), Kinav Patel, Margaret Smith and Wesley Stewart.
Min-Jae Sayer, of Hephzibah, and William Sessions, of Martinez, earned faculty honors for summer 2012 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
New DAR members
The College Hill Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the of the American Revolution welcomed four new members at its Sept. 11, 2001, memorial service, which was held at Brandon Wilde.
The new members are Ellie Gardner, Bertie Mangham, Jamie George and Candy Padgett.