• Army National Guard Pvt. Stephanie A. Fann has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. She is a 1996 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County.
• Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Shai Gambrell has graduated from the Weather Forecaster Apprentice Course at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Miss. She is the daughter of Marian Shai and Deb Barshafsky and a 2007 graduate of Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School.
• Air Force Airman 1st Class James S. Harris has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. He is the son of Faye Smith and a 2012 graduate of Glenn Hills High School.
•Air Force Airman Donovan J. Arrington has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio. He is the son of Jacqueline Hogue and a 2012 graduate of the Academy of Richmond County.
• Army Pvt. Jacqueline R. Sorto has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia. She is the sister of Daniel Sorto-Lizama of Fort Gordon.
• Army Warrant Officer Samuel A. Pearce has graduated from the Warrant Officer Candidate School at Fort Rucker, Ala. He is an aviator assigned to Charlie Troop I/230th at McGhee-Tyson Air National Guard Base, Louisville, Tenn., and has served in the military for 10 years. He is the son Mick Lynn, of Augusta.
• Jamie Cohen has earned a bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston.
• Jessica Charlene Cadena has earned a bachelor’s degree from Bethel University.
• The following students have earned bachelor’s degrees from the University of South Carolina Aiken: Douglas G. Ndungu; Sheena L. Payton; Sara E. Putnam; Jasmine M. Tilley; Taylor R. Bell; Blayne N. Johnson; Ashleigh E. Kimberlin; Angel E. Legare; Jessica N. Reed; Lewis F. Finney; Crystal R. Lucas; Roy D. Smith; Shelby N. Smith.
• The following students have been named to the dean’s list at the University of South Carolina Aiken for the spring 2013 semester: Shanna Barcroft; Elaina Bates; Jordan Cook; Latonia Harris; Sara Putnam; Melissa Smith; Taylor Bell; Scott Berry; Ashley Bourne; Nicholas Hall; Noel Haskins; Angel Legare; Jessica Reed; Zachary Renew; Kyle Sprow; Lindsay Bargeron; Amber Bussey; Jonathan Larry; Lewis Finney; Khadijah Jihad; Crystal Lucas; Carolyn Mixson; Horace Smith; Brian Nichols; Ryan O’Hagan
• Maggie Elizabeth Bosley, Matthew Vo Tran and James Patrick Moseley have been named to the dean’s list at Wofford College for the 2013 spring semester.
• Duran R. Ward has been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the spring 2013 semester.
• The following students have been named to the president’s list at the University of South Carolina Aiken for the spring 2013 semester: Douglas Ndungu; Ashleigh Kimberlin; Brittany May; Hannah Reimer; Kerry-Ann Green.
Recognized for community service
EmmaKate Few, 14, and Thomas Newell, 11, were recognized by Kohl’s Department Stores for their service to the community. They are among 69 youths who received $50 gift cards and a chance to win a $1,000 regional scholarship, which will be awarded in July. Ten national winners will also receive $10,000 in scholarships and $1,000 donated to a nonprofit on each national winner’s behalf.
Emily Ding and Amala Sarvepalli were named to the merit list at Oxford College of Emory University for the spring 2013 semester.