Education Briefs

Smith named to Coastal Georgia Dean’s List

Trevor Smith, a 2012 graduate of Newnan High School, was named to the Dean’s List at Coastal Georgia College.

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Britt and Provence attend NRB Convention

Shorter University communication majors Caleb Britt of Newnan and Alisha Provence of Fayetteville attended this year’s International Christian Media Convention sponsored by the National Religious Broadcasters. The convention, held from Feb. 20-25 in Nashville, Tenn., draws thousands of Christian communicators each year.

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Locals named to Merit List at Brenau U.

The following local students achieved Merit List honors at Brenau University for fall semester in the 2013-14 academic year: Goldia Marlynette Brown of Fairburn, Amadi Shalan Collier of Fayetteville, Charlette Richardson of Fairburn, and Jessica Leanne West of Senoia. Merit list students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average while carrying 12 to 14 semester hours of coursework with no grade lower than a B in that semester.

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Locals named to Dean’s List at Brenau U.

The following local students achieved Dean's List honors at Brenau University for fall semester in the 2013-14 academic year: Ensley Ann Caldwell of Sharpsburg, Andrea N. Holloway of Newnan, and Caylene Amber Ingram of Brooks. Dean's List students must maintain a 3.6 grade point average while carrying 15 semester hours of coursework and received no grades of D, F, I or IP that semester.

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Area students named to President’s List at CSU

The following area students earned a place on the President's List at Columbus State University for the 2013 fall semester: Theron Griffin of Fairburn, Sabrina Eaton of Fairburn, Amy Melton of Fayetteville, Jonathan Smith of Grantville, Heather Richardson of Hogansville, Kara Williams of Hogansville, John Hetzel of Hogansville, Danielle Brye of Newnan, Lon Kilgore of Newnan, Marian Young of Newnan, Mikaila Eadon of Newnan, Kaitlyn Given of Newnan, and Kimberley Malone of Newnan. The President's List represents the pinnacle of academic achievement at Columbus State, recognizing students who have achieved a semester grade-point average of at least 3.80.

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Local students earn degrees from CSU

The following local students have graduated from Columbus State University following the fall 2013 semester: Chasity Cook of Newnan graduated with a BA in communication public relations. Stephanie Galanti of Sharpsburg graduated with a BS in sociology. Shannon Hoy of Sharpsburg graduated with an MED in school counseling. Candace Matson of Sharpsburg graduated with an MED in art education. Tammy Newman of Senoia graduated with an MED in school counseling. Jennifer Borders of Hogansville graduated Cum Laude with a BSNC in RN to BSN. Amanda Panter of Fairburn graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BSED in spec ed: gen. curr. reading. Heather Richardson of Hogansville graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BBA in finance. Alexander Truitt of Newnan graduated Cum Laude with a BM in music education instru-winds/percus/keyboard.

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Locals named to Dean’s List at CSU

The following local students were named to the Dean's List at Columbus State University by completing the fall 2013 semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.6 or higher GPA: Leah Pendleton of Brooks, Brandi Sampson of Fairburn, Aliyah Anglin of Fairburn, Ann Moore of Newnan, Telea Davis of Newnan, Jacob Hand of Newnan, Keshara Goode of Newnan, Whitni Burnes of Newnan, Wyndhem Ennaemba of Newnan, Nicholas Huskins of Senoia, and Timothy Manning of Newnan.

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Peacock named to Covenant Dean’s List

William Caleb Peacock of Sharpsburg qualified for inclusion on the Dean’s List of Covenant College for the fall 2013 semester.

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Caldwell contributes time to Gainesville Theatre Alliance

Brenau student Ensley Ann Caldwell of Sharpsburg contributed to the 2013-14 season of the Gainesville Theatre Alliance during the fall semester. Caldwell, a sophomore majoring in musical theater, worked on the recruitment team and was an usher for the GTA production “Guys and Dolls” and the WonderQuest production “Alice in Wonderland.”

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Area students earn degrees from Tech

The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to the following area students during the institute's 246th commencement exercises: Micah Batts of Senoia, bachelor of science in electrical engineering; Sarah Bragg of Newnan, master of business administration in management of technology; Daniel Branton of Fayetteville, bachelor of science in computational media; Matthew Cahir of Newnan, bachelor of science in civil engineering; Kevin Carr of Newnan, bachelor of science in chemical and biomolecular engineering; Angel Contreras Naranjo of Senoia, master of business administration—global business; Kiah Davis of Fayetteville, bachelor of science in business administration; Robert DePietro of Newnan, bachelor of science in civil engineering; Christopher Gilliam of Newnan, master of science in building construction & facility management; Robert Goodman of Newnan, master of science in medical physics; Alexander Hanson of Sharpsburg, bachelor of science in business administration; Andrew Harlan of Newnan, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering; Jeffery Kuo of Senoia, bachelor of science in computer engineering; Nkechi Kwizera of Newnan, master of business administration; Scott Lanier of Palmetto, bachelor of science in civil engineering; Suchita Patel of Newnan, bachelor of science in industrial engineering; Jeremiah Roberts of Fayetteville, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering; Daniel Ross of Fayetteville, master of science in earth and atmospheric sciences; Amy Stewart of Fayetteville, bachelor of science in business administration; Christian Townsend of Newnan, bachelor of science in business administration; and Erik Vickers of Hogansville, bachelor of science in mechanical engineering.

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Grote earns master’s from Boston U.

Boston University awarded Raymond J. Grote of Newnan a master of science in banking and financial services management in January 2014.

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Gray earns full scholarship to Texas A&M

Rebecca Marie Gray, granddaughter of James and Rose Marie Mault of Sharpsburg, has been awarded a full scholarship to Texas A&M University's school of oceanography master’s degree program. Miss Gray will earn her bachelor's degree in geology on May 10 from Texas A&M. She has been on the Dean's List and is president of the TAMU Geology and Geologic Science Society.







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