Military training


Army Pfc. Kartrinna N. Powell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Phyllis Mitchell of Hephzibah and Willie Powell of Conyers, Ga., and a 2001 graduate of Butler High School.

Army Pvt. Quintanany D. Young graduated from Basic Training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Sandra Young of Hephbzibah and William Heggs of Augusta, and a 2008 graduate of Burke County High School.

Marine Corps Pfc. Ryan L. Self graduated from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C. He is the son of Shannon Self and 2011 graduate of Cross Creek High School.

Army Pvt. Kayla A. Greer graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. She is the daughter of Kennda and Howard Greer.

Army National Guard Pfc. Susan S. Schatz graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo. She is the daughter of Raymond and Susan Schatz and a 2011 graduate of A.R. Johnson Magnet School. She earned an associate degree in 2011 from Augusta Technical College.

Rotary donation

The Augusta South Rotary Club presented a check for $2,550 to the Golden Harvest Food Bank. The funds were raised from the Stop Hunger Now event and will assist in continuing the backpack program at Glenn Hills Elementary School.

President’s list

The following students were named to the president’s list at Georgia Military College for the Fall 2012 quarter:

Lindsay Bargeron, Connie Bowles, Matthew Brantley, Kierra Brown, Christopher Buis, Ross Burke, Kevin Carlie, Matt Cieniewicz, Ashley Cordell, Mark Crawford, Mary Dixon, David Galle, Ashleigh Gardner, Megan Griffis, Cassandra Gray

Also, Sharon Hall, Donald Harden, Elizabeth Hare, Alan Hubbard, Adela Illera, Craig Jean, Charmane Joiner, Amanda Kohler, Sarah Lever, Trevor Lind, Lakisha MacKie, Christopher Matamoros, Sarah McCollum, Elizabeth Miller, Catherine Newell

Also, Sherri Parks, Kirsten Pitock, Justin Prunier, Nicholas Roundtree, David Shaver, Steven Sheram, Annalise Slusher, Lacie Smith, Andrea Thomas, Henderson Ware, Chandra Williams, Christine Williams, Christopher Williams, Leslie Young

Dean’s list

The following students were named to the dean’s list at Georgia Military College for the Fall 2012 quarter:

Kelly Adams, Ruqiyo Ahmed, Sasha Aigbodion, Delphine Baumert, Chelsey Beedle, Ashely Bibbs, Judith Brooks, Andrew Buckner, Kiandra Burns, Christopher Calhoun, Dawn Cameron, Kristen Canada

Also, Corey Carson, Joanna Caruso, Amber Cheek, Jessica Cline, Brittany Crawford, Matthew Crawford, Emily Delgenio, Latasha Dukes, Amber Eden, Duwuanna Elam, Frank Ergle, Linsey Eubanks, Reginald Evans

Also, Erica Guinn, Cari Gutierrez, Christopher Hamb, Preston Harpe, Jillian Howard, Amber Hutto, Kimberly Inglett, Jesse James, Amber Key, Valarie Kimble, Lakesha Kitchens, Chavius Knox, Todd Lamb, Matthew Lavengood, Leonard Lee

Also, Caitlin Lightner, Kristen Lowe, Sean Maloney, Tiffany Martin, Lisa Martinez, Katelyn McPhee, Melisa Meadows, Genevieve Mentis, April Moore, Christopher Morgan, Rebecca Nimmons, Victoria Phillips, Roger Pollock, Steven Price, Joshua Quinn, Roberto Ramos

Also, Malia Reese, Ramon Richardson, Michelle Rock, Elizabeth Roy, Lisa Scruggs, Birana Seay, Ali Seigler, Ann Seigler, Azeem Shah, Dionesia Shank, Matthew Shank, Brittany Shaw, Shelton Stillings, James Stokeling, Jennifer Striff, Chiemi Taylor, Stephanie Taylor, Eunji Thomas, Nathaniel Vanginkel

Medical award

Dr. Ruth-Marie “Rhee” Fincher has received the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education. She is Professor Emeritus and inaugural Vice Dean for Academic Affairs for the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University. The award recognizes extraordinary individual contributions to medical schools and to the medical education community as a whole.


The Rotary Club of Augusta presented scholarships to Tabatha Bowles (Westside High School), Sapna Darji (Westside High School), Tyiesha Walker (Butler High School) and Kashif Molwani (A.R. Johnson High School) through the Augusta Partnership for Children, Inc.



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