Milestones

Navy Chief Petty Officer James D. Garcia was awarded the Battle Efficience “E” achievement along with other sailors attached to the guided missile destroyer USS Farragut. He is the son of Nacy L. Garcia of Martinez and Tommy A. Garcia of Augusta, and a 1989 graduate of Aquinas High School.

Air Force Reserve Airman Daniel E. Shanahan has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of William Shanahan and a 2012 graduate of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School.

Marine Corps Pfc. Michael V. Webber has graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. He is the son of Carmen Webber and a 2012 graduate of Butler High School.

The following students were inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society: Jermaine Scott (DePaul University); Jessica Wright and Adrian Lawrence and April Hobbs (Mercer University); Ahmed Alhusban, William Collins and Roland Fritsch (University of Georgia); and Anthony Rizi (University of Maryland University College).


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