Coweta Education Notes: Applications available for Emory summer camp for gifted youth

From Staff Reports
education@newnan.com
The Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG) is accepting applications for its host a residential camp for academically talented students ages 9-17 at Emory University June 23-July 13.
Interested families and educators can request brochures, scholarship information and materials about the SIG program at Emory University by calling SIG at (866) 303-4744, ext. 5159, or by e-mail at sig.info@giftedstudy.org . For more information, visit www.giftedstudy.org .
• UGA-Griffin preview day is Feb. 12
Campus Preview Day for the University of Georgia’s Griffin campus is Feb. 12 from 5-7 p.m. Prospective students are invited to learn about academic programs, meet students and staff, tour the campus, enjoy refreshments and have a chance to win a raffle prize. RSVP at www.uga.edu/griffin .
• Degrees
Columbus State University: Shantell Hall of Grantville, BS in Criminal Justice; Cassie Beadles of Newnan, BA in Communication; Holly Trudgeon of Newnan, MED in Curr & Instr in Accom Teaching; Lauren Florence of Newnan, BA in English and Secondary Education; Tiffany Hudson of Newnan, MPA degree in Justice Administration; Bradley Williams of Sharpsburg, MPA in Justice Administration; Andrew Miller of Sharpsburg, BSED in Theatre Education; Alan Hetzel of Hogansville, cum laude, BS in Mathematics; Kalie Worley of Hogansville, magna cum laude, BS in Exercise Science; Armando Soto of Hogansville, BBA in Accounting; Leigh Skipper of Hogansville, cum laude, BBA degree in Accounting.Emory University: Elizabeth Cates of Newnan, Master of Science in Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing.

• Honor List

Oxford College of Emory University: Brandon Barber of Sharpsburg.

• Dean's List

Auburn University at Montgomery: Alexandra Giddens of Sharpsburg, biology major.

Columbus State University: Jonathan Smith of Grantville, Music Education major; Telea Davis of Newnan, Spec Ed: Gen. Curr. - Reading major; Jacob Demlow of Newnan, Theatre Arts major; Shari Taylor of Newnan, Early Childhood Education major; Laurie Dishman of Sharpsburg, Early Childhood Education major; Hope Leonard of Sharpsburg, Health Science major; Catherine North of Hogansville, Pre-Nursing major; Heather Richardson of Hogansville, Finance major; Leigh Skipper of Hogansville, Accounting major; Kalie Worley of Hogansville, Exercise Science major; Jason Boatman of Hogansville, Health and Physical Education major.

Norwich College: Chad Wasson of Newnan

Young Harris College: Ashley Victoria Davenport, daughter of Steve and Connie Davenport of Newnan, biology major; Jared Michael Whigham, son of Michael and Terri Whigham of Sharpsburg, science major.

• Merit List

Emory College of Emory University: Chelsea Rierson of Newnan.

Oxford College of Emory University: Brittany Fears of Newnan; Krysten Johnson of Sharpsburg.


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