The following area residents have been named to the dean's list at Furman University, Greenville, S.C.:
Keegan A. Dyer , Alexander H. Henderson , Kimberly M. Hoover , Sally A. McKinsey , Caitlin E. McMurtrie , Jennifer G. McNamee , and Sinziana Ungureanu , Aiken; and Kathryn E. Conyers , North Augusta.
Sarah Okawa , of Aiken, Kevin Beck , of Trenton, and Robert Perry , of North Augusta, have graduated from the College of Charleston, S.C.
Schools get award
Edgefield County School District received the District Accreditation Quality Achievement Award from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
Art show winners
The following were winners in the January 2008 Aiken Artist Guild Show:
Ingrid Hofer , best of show; Ron Butler , first place show; Frank Lustig , second place show; Myrna Spurrier , third place show; Joan Suits , first place photo; Jim Bradshaw , second place photo; and Diana Hunt , third place photo.
The following area residents have been honored for the fall semester at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, S.C.:
President's list -- Caitlin C. Batchelor , Salley.
Dean's list -- Ashton M. Williams , Wagener; Cordelia R. Johnson, Amanda S. Lewis, Anthony D. Shank, Peggy E. Busbee, Thomas B. Lockett, Travis A. Pearson and Jonathan K. Sharpe , Aiken.
Also, Krista N. Tucker , Bath; Amber M. Bellamy , Johnston; Hannah F. Hillman, Kelly A. Polonus, Scott W. Eubanks and Adam B. Rollins , North Augusta.
Earn college degrees
The following North Augusta residents have earned bachelor of arts degrees from North Greenville University, Tigerville, S.C.:
Megan Claire Bradberry , cum laude, broadcast media; and Matthew H. Thomason , theater, with a minor in Christian studies.
Students of month
The following have been recognized as students of the month for January at North Augusta Middle School:
Rachel Fuller and Justin Bishop , eighth grade; Bailie Sparks and Genner Almazon , seventh grade; and Allison Owings and Barrett Wells , sixth grade.