• Haverford College announced the graduation May 13 of Sarah Adams Lamar Gibson, daughter of John W. and Martha M. Gibson of Augusta. She received a bachelor’s degree in French and francophone studies. She was a member of the varsity women’s tennis team and worked as a banking analyst at Wells Fargo in North Carolina.


J. Jamel D. Smiley graduated cum laude from Delaware State University May 20 with a bachelor of science in aviation management. He received the Presidential Leadership Award and will attend Marywood University on scholarship for his graduate degree. He is a 2008 graduate of A. R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School.

Allison Campbell has received the 2012 Queen Title from the South Carolina State University National Alumni Association. She is recognized for her achievements in recruitment, scholarship and service to the local and national chapters. The SCSU National Alumni Association has more than 1,920 members in 42 chapters. The Augusta Chapter received one of three Chapter of the Year awards for its efforts in recruiting and funding scholarships, sponsoring youth trips to tour the campus and holding fundraisers.

• The following students were named to Armstrong Atlantic State University’s dean’s list for the spring 2012 semester: Annaliza Borba, Celina McMillian, Daniel Budenstein, Elizabeth Piggott, Jamell Morell, Kimberleigh Beard, Kimberly Walton, Kristian Wade, Moriah Butler, Sarah Jefferson and Shawndricka Walker.

• The following students have been named to Berry College’s dean’s list for the Spring 2012 semester: Kadie Cheeks, Rebekah Lee, Dana Wenger, Lara Thompson.

The following students graduated from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law: Courtney Bodie, cum laude; James Cole, cum laude; James Goolsby; and William Mann.

The following students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University: Chloe Kirby, with a bachelor’s degree in theater, and Lauren Trammell, with a bachelor’s degree in health science.



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