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Earns master's degree

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Derek Nicholas Underwood , of Fort Gordon, has earned a master of arts degree in film and television from the Savannah (Ga.) College of Art and Design.

Executive honored

Johnny Ball III , an assistant administrator of support services at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, a 1988 graduate of Westside High School and son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny P. Ball Jr., of Augusta, has become a fellow of the American College of Health Executives.

Military reports

The following military announcements have been made:

- Army Pfc. Mendell Jackson, a 1999 graduate of Butler High School and son of Pearlie Burgess, of Augusta, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia.

- Navy Seaman Recruit Charles N. Hankerson, a 2009 graduate of Josey High School and son of Fonda W. Blair, of Augusta, has completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

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