Education Briefs

Area students named to Georgia Tech’s Dean’s List

The following students have earned the distinction of Dean's List at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2013. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester. From Newnan: Carey Barronton, Mary Batten, Raymond Beno, Sarah Brady, Joel Prock, Charles Ramey, Matthew Cahir, Robert DePietro, Harris Eldridge, Alexander Hanson, Olivia Hoy, Mary Huff, Monica Kotz, Ladeidra Roberts, Emily Smith, Emily Stephens, Andrew Traylor, Avery Weatherford, and Jordan White. From Sharpsburg: Anna Adams and Daila Peterson. From Senoia: Rachael Copeland and Eric Fleckenstein. From Brooks: Julie Bergen and Lauren Milner. From Fayetteville: Rachel Barber, Marion Graddy, David Lebby, Shane Mudrinich, Rebecca Owens, Elise Prado, Jeremiah Roberts, Malik Russell, Numera Sachwani, Craig Sage, Danielle Shaver, Amy Stewart, and A'isha Williams.

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Schultz named to Dean’s List at Samford

John Karl Schultz of Newnan was named to the Dean's List for the fall semester at Samford University in Birmingham. Schultz is a student in the Cumberland School of Law. To qualify for the honor, a student must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 10 credit hours of coursework.

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Slagle named to Dean’s List at Lenoir-Rhyne

Jacob Slagle of Sharpsburg was named to the Dean's List for the 2013 fall semester at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. To be named to the list, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.40 or above in a single semester.

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Epstein named to Dean’s List at Westminster

Miranda Epstein of Newnan was named to the fall 2013 Academic Dean's List for exemplary academic performance at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. To be included on the Dean's List, a student must have a 3.60 semester grade point average with at least 12 hours completed that semester.

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Local students named to Georgia Southern’s President’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized the following local students for excellence in academics by naming them to the 2013 fall semester President's List. To be eligible for the President's List, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. From Newnan: Jacob Callahan, Hillary Garner, Anthony Nordman, Elena Thomason, Rebecca Whitlock, and Shane Wilson. From Sharpsburg: Justin Alderman, Rachel Cowart, Cara Edenfield, Caleb Johnson, and Jessie Marie Reese. From Senoia: Mackenzie Kriesch and Dana Sylvestre. From Brooks: Daniel Pulliam. From Hogansville: James Denham. From Fayetteville: Meredith Talley of Fayetteville.

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Local students named to Georgia Southern’s Dean’s List

Georgia Southern University recently recognized the following local students for excellence in academics by naming them to the 2013 fall semester Dean's List. To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must have at least a 3.5 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. From Newnan: Melissa Bishop, Tyler Brown, Katherine Cantrell, Kayla Cook, Garrett Hamner, Matthew Kindle, Ashley Lawrence, Rachael Linares, Bree McChargue, Rachel Nalley, Tabitha Nalley, Grant Pickett, Gabrielle Selementi, and Caroline Urrutia. From Sharpsburg: Chelsea Hodge, Lauren Lee, Audrey Stamps, and Leah Taylor. From Senoia: Makayla Aitken and Charles Utt. From Grantville: Benjamin Mccarty. From Moreland: Abby Eisenmann and Louis Owen. From Palmetto: Jacee Lancaster. From Brooks: Madison Stanford. From Fairburn: Shayla Prescott. From Joshua Atwater, Chloe Coulibaly, Dustin Hall, Bradley Holmes, Christopher Ogletree, Jared Stevens, and Kendall Whitfield.

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Campbell graduates from Clemson

Morganne T. Campbell of Fayetteville recently graduated from Clemson University with a master of science in youth develop leadership.

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Ko named to Dean’s List at Cornell

Shi Jun Ko of Newnan has been placed on the Dean's List at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY for the fall 2013 semester.

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Harris earns academic honors at KSU

Loryn Harris of Newnan earned academic honors at Kansas State University for earning a grade point average of 3.75 or above on at least 12 credit hours.



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