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  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Feb. 17, 2018 - 5:52 PM

Area students earn degrees from Georgia State

More than 3,000 students graduated in December from Georgia State University in Atlanta during the fall 2017 semester. Amanda Frederking of Newnan graduated with a master’s degree. Newnan graduates with bachelor’s degrees included Cassie Grooms, Wendy Carlyle, Allison Sullivan, Timothy Weigand, Bianca Stewart, Michael Presley, Michael Trocquet and Luke Oesterle. Newnan graduates with associate degrees included Jheri Hill and Jessica Thomas. Palmetto graduates were Adriana Zuniga, associate degree; Mimi Ware, associate degree; and Aminata Dia, bachelor's degree. Dina Schwam of Senoia earned a doctorate degree. Senoia graduates with bachelor’s degrees included Austin Rose, Jonathan Singh, Matthew Healy and Gerardo Vargas. Bachelor degree graduates from Sharpsburg were Chelsey Horn, Hadir Besirevic, Jason Doan, Alexis Incalcatera, Taraya Philpott and Ethan Sewell.

Velazquez named to Lincoln Memorial dean’s list

Diego Velazquez of Newnan was recognized by Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn. was named to the dean’s list for earning a 3.5 or higher GPA or higher during the fall 2017 semester.

Local Georgia Tech graduates announced

The Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta recently presented degrees to undergraduate and graduate students. Area graduates included James Usher of Newnan, bachelor’s degree in business administration; Oliver Daliet of Newnan, bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering; Samantha Finkelstein of Newnan, bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and Clint Garn of Palmetto, bachelor’s degree in computer science. Senoia graduates included Glenn Goorsky, master’s degree in business administration; and Jenna Ward, bachelor’s degree in literature, media and communication. Sharpsburg graduates were Ryan Alain, bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering; Nicolae Hayes, bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering; and Tyler Sisk, bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

McLaren earns scholarship to Culver-Stockton

Kyle McLaren of Northgate High School has been awarded a Trustees academic scholarship to Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo.

Georgia State names are students to president’s list

Local students named to Georgia State University’s president’s list recently were Dyllan Barnett, Victoria Carlino, Kimberly Diaz Perez, Kerrie Head, Kaitlyn Hewett, Arden Jobe, Connor Kirberger, Alison McCondichie, Robyn Naylor, Lauren Phillips, Imari Plunkett, Sheldon Poitra, Ashley Smith, Bianca Stewart, Lauren Travis, Ralyn Tyler and Lauren Zasucha, all of Newnan; Grace Sloderbeck of Palmetto; Benjamin Belisle, Jennifer Lees and Sean Morse, all of Senoia; and Sydney Boyd, Jacob Burgess, Alexis Incalcatera, Anna Lauzon, Edmund Leung, Brenna Skalski, Ameer Tabbaa, Caitlin Wheeler and Candice Wyckoff, all of Sharpsburg. To be eligible, students must earn a 4.0 GPA and complete at least nine hours of credit.

Local students named to Georgia State University dean’s list

Local students named to the dean's list included Ghe Hoon Ahn, Jason Allwine, Brandon Bonilla, Sophie Boynton, Kelly Conner, Martin Craig, Erica Dix, Sook Ji Do, Caitlyn Dunham, Nicholas Elliott, Catherine Fagan, Evan Fleuren, Adam Gallagher, Zykeria Gates, Rachel Gazan, Sydney Griffin, Trenton Hopkins, David Hyde, Andrew Jongeneel, Bailey Knight, Shan Lakhani, Noah Malik, Nathan Passantino, Kenya Powell, Sara Prescott, John Richardson, Ian Ronfeldt, Hannah Rubenstein, Payton Scott, Aatika Shah, Garrett Tidwell, Kim Tran, Kristy Tran, Tuyen Tran, Jacob Tranter, Scarlet Webb, Jordan Wisenbaker and Melissa Zacarias, all of Newnan; Alex Arenas, Ta'Keirra Butts, Ricquel Coggins and Daisy Franco, all of Palmetto; Cassie Carver, Reina Chen, Mia Harris, Princess Hayes, Heather Hendrix, Sam Lees, Mark Lynch, Summer Madison, Katelyn Mullins, Caroline Oslund, Jonathan Singh and Layne Tyler, all of Senoia; and Noah Webb, Claudia Akins, Giovannina Aulicky, Juan Barboza, Hannah Clayton, Jason Doan, Joseph Frazier, Chelsey Horn, Victoria Justice, Timothy Kennedy, Savas Mavridis, James Pollard, Alexandra Reshetova, Jessica Townsend and Savannah Wilson, all of Sharpsburg. To be eligible, students must have earn at least a 3.5 GPA and complete at least nine hours of credit.

Local students named to Georgia Southern president's list

Georgia Southern University recently named several local students to its president’s list, including Daniel Bruce, Callahan Oconnor and Dylan Smeyne, all of Newnan; Christina Clark, Zabrina Corrales and Madison Stewart, all of Senoia; Zachary Brown, Jordan Mavros and Samantha Sachs, all of Sharpsburg and Racheal Morris of Palmetto. To be eligible, students must earn a 4.0 GPA and carry a minimum of 12 class hours.

Georgia Southern announces dean's list

Georgia Southern University recently released its dean’s list. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.5 or higher GPA and carry a minimum of 12 class hours. Local students on the dean’s list include Marissa Askey, David Barber, Austin Burgess, Alexander Calta, Morgan Carr, Mary Casale, Elizabeth Cashion, Huyun Chen, Madison Davis, Katie Griffin, Jordan Harris, Kyle Hunt, Myra Kelly, Alexandria Kesselring, Savannah Mclain, Bailey Moore, Collin Morgenroth, Hannah Pryor, Hannah Scarbrough, Tyler Schoolcraft, Stephen Schultz, Kacey Smith, Taylor Smith, Ethan Stotts, Madison Taravella, Zachary Wilson and Guangheng Zhang, all of Newnan; Daniel Bowen of Palmetto; Joshua Abrams, Alexander Branch, Christa Feazell, Brandon Frost, Alexis Hampton, Sara Masler, Macy McKnight, Mason Moore, Victoria Stephens and Destry Stieb, all of Senoia; and Caroline Cook, Natalie Dyer, William Laaker, James Mcknight, Cara Rhoad, Chase Taylor and Braxton Wimbish, all of Sharpsburg.