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  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Apr. 06, 2017 - 11:12 PM

Watkins performs in Sugarloaf Ballet's Youth Concert Series

Megan Watkins of Sharpsburg recently performed in the Sugarloaf Ballet's Youth Concert Series at the Infinite Energy Theater in Duluth, appearing in the dance "Untitled."

Watkins is a Brenau University student (Class of 2019) majoring in dance.

UNG awards ceremony recognizes area cadets

More than 60 cadets at the University of North Georgia were recognized for academic, leadership and military achievement at a March 28 awards ceremony. Local honorees included:

Michael Pompeo of Senoia, who received the MAJ Steve Pavlica USMA '79 Memorial Scholarship; Allen Reuter of Peachtree City, who received the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 Scholarship; Jericho Searcy of Newnan, who received the Superior Cadet MS I Award; Justin Trammell of Brooks, who received the Fred Kellar Military Scholarship; and William Vermilya of Newnan, who received the Old Guard of the Gate City Guard Scholarship.

Smith competes with Georgia State bankruptcy law team

Ethan Smith of Senoia, a Georgia State University College of Law Student, recently competed with a GSU team that advanced to the quarterfinals at the Duberstein Bankruptcy Competition. The team finished in the top eight out of 48 teams competing in New York at the St. John's University School of Law.

Ryan inducted into Alpha Eta Honor Society

Shiela Ryan of Palmetto, a student of the Georgia State University Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, was recently inducted into the Alpha Eta Honor Society.

This honor society promotes and recognizes the significant scholarship, leadership, and contributions to the allied health professions. Baccalaureate degree candidates who have maintained an overall GPA of 3.5 or better are eligible for induction. Graduate degree candidates are also eligible.

Womack awarded degree from Jacksonville State

Christopher Womack of Newnan recently was awarded a bachelor of science in mathematics and computer science from Jacksonville State University.

Freeman named to dean’s list at Simmons College

Gabrielle Freeman of Newnan recently was named to the dean's list at Simmons College in Boston. To qualify for dean's list status, undergraduate students must obtain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, based on 12 or more credit hours of work in classes using the letter grade system.

Kennesaw State students named to president's list

KENNESAW, GA (03/21/2017)-- Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic excellence. Area students included:

Jonathan Baker, Hannah Schindewolf and Kristen Reese, all of Brooks; Sydney Johnson, Chloe Branch, Matthew Lamneck, Charis Harper, Melody McBride, Courtney Wilson, Jeremiah Parks, Olivia Goodridge, Jamie Roth, Ryan Jordan, Achsah Okeke, Megan McDowell, Hannah Rawson, Christopher Akin, Sean Blithe, Adam Donadeo, Abbi-Marie Patrick, Michael Chu, Victoria Ward, Sara Greene, Melissa Holder, Amber Vanroyen, Barry Persons, Nicholas Pape, Shawn Williams, Broderick Thayer, Zachary Thayer, Kevin Mathis, Emilee Horton, Victoria Shonk, Ted Kemberling and Collin Avidano, all of Fayetteville; Davis Ozier of Grantville; Ying Lin, Jordan Kellogg, Kendall Phillips, Tiffany Parsons, Jannah Carlson, Matthew Greco, Truman Griffin, Katie Kovacs, Cong Nguyen, Nathan Buck, Mia Debiase, Christopher Faulk, Christopher Regan, Julianna Smaltz, Macey Roache, Elizabeth Schramm, Lucia Soto Malaver and Jacob Simoneau, all of Newnan; Kaylan Kirby of Palmetto; Katelin Mackeil, Cheyney Smith, Darby Smith, Michael Daugherty, Zachary Hart, Ignatio Psomas, Molly Fritz, Mary Walker, Anna Kraus, Mallory South, Hannah Wauchope, Emily Rubenstein, Nicole Zaubi, Patrick Carroll, Courtney Allen, Nicholas Wilson, Jacob Neils, Jacob Stark, Kylee Veres, Alyssa Venn, Andrew Bourg, Seth Johnson, Garrett Noll, Daniel King and Alec Curtis, all of Peachtree City; Zikora Agbapu, Megan Nellessen, Bradley Jenkins, Kimberly Hatcher, Jesse Fincher and Callan Hoeve, all of Senoia; Ensley Caldwell, Shelby Bankston, Derek Maier, Hannah Maier, Brittany Meeks, William Upchurch, Larry Embrick and Kyle Lamb, all of Sharpsburg; Logan Stephens of Turin; and Nicholas Meeks of Tyrone.

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Valdosta State University announces graduates

Valdosta State University recently awarded degrees to undergraduate and graduate students who completed the requirements of their respective academic programs. Area graduates included:

Abbey Spacil of Fayetteville, who earned a Master of Arts in communication.

Richard Sparks of Palmetto, who earned a Master of Education in adult and career education.

Donald Brookins of Palmetto, who earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in communication.

Kaitlyn Ward of Valdosta, who earned a Bachelor of Science in education/special education.

Nataleah Michael of Fayetteville, who earned a Bachelor of Science in biology.

Andrew Espinosa of Peachtree City, who earned a Bachelor of Science in psychology.

Courtney Holley of Fayetteville, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in arts.

Kaylin Willis of Fayetteville, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing.

Benjamin Martin of Newnan, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in management.

Adam Pierce of Newnan, who earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.

Brandy Hudson of Fayetteville, who earned an Education Specialist in educational leadership.

Haniah Bright of Fairburn, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and anthropology

Brooke Jones of Peachtree City, who earned a Master of Education in communication disorders.

Kalie Aiken of Fayetteville, who earned a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction in accomplished teaching.

Denise Morales-White of Peachtree City, who earned a Master of Library and Information Science

Kaitlyn Kallina of Peachtree City, who earned a Bachelor of Science in biology.

Joshua Abercrombie of Senoia, who earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.

Krista Lucich of Peachtree City, who earned a Master of Education in middle grades math and science.

Renee Owen of Peachtree City, who earned an Education Specialist in teacher leadership.