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  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Feb. 12, 2017 - 2:09 AM

UWG to host lecture on DNA and criminality Feb. 16

UWG College of Social Sciences will host “Guilty or Not Guilty: What can DNA in the courtroom tell us?” on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. in Kathy Cashen Hall on the Carrollton campus.

Speakers will include Tom Charron, court administrator for the Superior Court of Cobb County, and Claudia Saari, circuit public defender for DeKalb County, Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Georgia Tech graduates from Coweta County announced

The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students, including several Cowetans, during the institute’s 252nd commencement exercises recently.

Cowetans included:

Jennifer De La Rosa of Newnan, Master of Science in Building Construction and Facility Management

Joshua DeMuth of Senoia, Master of Science in Computer Science

Taylor Eyre of Sharpsburg, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Catherine Farr of Newnan, Master of Business Administration - Global Business

Alejandro Gaitan of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in International Affairs

Terry Head of Newnan, Master of Business Administration - Global Business

Brady Horton of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Charles Ramey of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Ashleigh Uhl of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering

Avery Vasily of Sharpsburg, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Jun Young Yang of Newnan, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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Mead, Harrison named to Georgia State Law Review Board

Georgia State University College of Law students Monique Mead of Newnan and Megan Harrison of Peachtree City have been named to the college’s 2017-18 Law Review Board.

Mead (J.S. ‘18) is a symposium editor and Harrison (J.D. ‘18) a legislation editor. The Georgia State University Law Review is a legal journal published four times per year by second- and third-year Georgia State Law students who have demonstrated outstanding writing and academic skills.

Students earn faculty honors at Georgia Tech

The following local students earned the distinction of faculty honors for Fall 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology:

Hannah Murray, Joel Prock, Avery Weatherford and Rebecca Whitlock, all of Newnan; Jin Sol Kim of Senoia; Tyler Hall, Oludamilola Taiwo, and Joshua Trebuchon, all of Tyrone; Hunter Walraven of Brooks; Alexandra Freeney, Maria Furukawa, Thomas Marion, Kelly O'Shaughnessy, John Traeger, Ariana Waugh, Jessica Weatherford, all of Peachtree City; and

Julia Brooks, Alexander Casado, Peyton Cleary, Nicole Henson, Conor Hill, Sydney Phillips, Shelby Sexton, Morgan Stephens, Taylor Stillman and Claire Tacy, all of Fayetteville.

Faculty honors designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.

Area students make dean's list at Georgia Tech

The following are students who earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for Fall 2016:

Avery Vasily, Cristina Couvillion, Thomas Evans, Taylor Eyre, Brennan Lockwood and Luis Fernando Lopes, all of Sharpsburg; Dylan Bulfin, Natalie Bullock, Erica Callahan, Michael Dean, Harris Eldridge, Luke Hammock, Caleb Hess, Lindley Hudson, Alexandria Jenkins, Morgan LaMarca, James Mapel, Michael Miller, Levi Salyards and Emily Smith, all of Newnan; Ryan Morse and Easton Pal, both of Tyrone; Miles Parker of Palmetto; Madeline Beatty, Bayley Bowers, Nicholas Britt, Chidinma Chukwueke, Tajah Damm, Avery Dingler, Laura Dudley, Nolan Hall, Stephen Johnson, Amanda Klinker, Hannah Lachmayr, Adam Lawrence, Shane Mudrinich, Armand Raynor, Malik Russell, Numera Sachwani, Annika Strauss, Mitchell Tuck, Teegan Van Gunst, A'isha Williams and Kathryn Wurst, all of Fayetteville; Taylor Avery, Emily Bunker, Madison Bunker, Kaitlin Burke, Jeremy Dibattista, Shane Donevant, Monica Jamison, Brandon Manuel, Jessica Richey, Haley Smith, Jessica Strain, Nisha Sunadham and Hannah Todd, all of Peachtree City.

Dean’s list designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

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Isherwood named to Pensacola Christian dean’s list

Hannah Elizabeth Isherwood, daughter of James Isherwood of Newnan, was named to the dean’s list at Pensacola Christian College for the fall 2016 semester.

Students who earn a B average or higher qualify for the honor.