Milestones

Two students from Georgia Regents University have been chosen to participate in summer externships.

Junior Haley Meharg will attend the Nurse Externship Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Junior Lauren Coursey, who is studying at the Athens campus, will participate in the Student Nurse Extern Program at New York University Langone Medical Center’s Tisch Hospital.

Art scholarship

Alix Walburn has been awarded the $1,500 2013 Artists Row Scholarship. She will attend the Maryland Institute College of Art in the fall and plans to study graphic design.

Grant awarded

Savannah River Remediation has awarded an educational grant to Allison Childers of A. Brian Merry Elementary School. Grants were also awarded to the following educators in 13 other area elementary schools: Jan Boulineau, Hammond Hill; Ingrid Boone, Brookwood; Connie Williams, Lockett; Nathan Lobaugh, Clearwater; Theresa Spieker and Michael Truitt, Mossy Creek; Phyllis Jones, J.D. Lever; Debbie Vaughn, Belvedere; Renae W. Enlow, Jefferson; Wanda Wates, W.E. Parker; Agnes Hobson, Millbrook; Gwendolyn Byrd, North Aiken; Christi McWaters, East Aiken; and Carolyn L.P. Williams, North Augusta.

Graduates college

Scott Alan Sundem Jr. has graduated from the College of Charleston. He is the son of Scott Alan Sundem Sr. and Lynn Moss Norvell.

Collier McLeod and William Salley were named to the dean’s list for the winter 2013 term at Washington and Lee University.

Basic training

Army National Guard Pvt. Henry Harris Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Candace Langley.

Black belts

Brett M. Wells, 17, and Jachua J. Polcyn, 15, have been promoted to Cho Dan, a first degree black belt, in Tang Soo Do at Southern Tang Soo Do Martial Arts Studio.


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