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  • Jan. 20, 2022 - 5:37 PM

Education Briefs

Photo by Clark Leonard/UNG

Genesis Velez of Newnan was among 31 freshmen completing FROG Week at the University of North Georgia earlier this month. The students navigated a series of physical challenges and learning activities that allowed them to transition to a military lifestyle in UNG's Corps of Cadets.

Kennesaw State announces academic honors lists

Area residents have been named to academic honors lists at Kennesaw State University for the fall 2021 semester. They include:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: Madison Jones of Newnan, Zachary Burrell of Sharpsburg, Janice Johnson of Senoia, Paige Jones of Senoia, Ezugo Offor of Senoia, Kyle Morris of Senoia, Samuel Scimeca of Sharpsburg, Austin Smith of Newnan, Rachel Simpson of Sharpsburg, Juliana Fugate of Newnan, Christopher Baxter of Newnan, Kaycee-Lauren Morales of Sharpsburg, Ian Salamone-Lent of Senoia, Leah Johnson of Newnan, Sydney McGraw of Sharpsburg, James Johnson of Senoia, Taylor Scruggs of Newnan, Kelly Leishear of Newnan, Emily Kreher of Newnan, Anna Thongkham of Newnan, Kay Feliz of Newnan, Chase Mason of Sharpsburg, Nicholas Boggs of Senoia, Deanna Saunders of Newnan, Chase Bevil of Sharpsburg, Brianna Becerra of Senoia, Andrew Dawson of Sharpsburg, Ashley-Michelle Williams of Newnan, Kasey Stanley of Sharpsburg, Sidney Zimmer of Newnan, Brody Scarlett of Sharpsburg, Nicole Heilbrunn of Sharpsburg, Madison Merritt of Sharpsburg, Meredith Hede of Sharpsburg, Hanna McLeod of Senoia, Katherine Young of Newnan, Joshua Rechy of Grantville, Madison Duffessy of Newnan, Natalie Quick of Newnan, Peyton Barnhill of Newnan, Victoria Claps of Sharpsburg, Maryn Hanson of Sharpsburg, Thomas Rowlinson of Newnan, Rajon Darden of Newnan, Kennedie Dooley of Newnan, Alexander Moser of Palmetto, Evan Castaneda of Sharpsburg, Logan Rivera of Newnan, Carson Barnett of Newnan, Claire Becknell of Newnan, Hannah Trinh of Sharpsburg, Bryson Becerra of Senoia, Sneha Vasnani of Newnan, Malkaya Harris of Newnan, Ansleigh Floyd of Newnan, Molly-Anne Lovell of Sharpsburg, Reese Sevigny of Palmetto, Madelaine McGeehan of Newnan, Denisa Wood of Senoia, Maxfield Anderson of Senoia, Zackery Dingler of Newnan, Michayla Ralich of Newnan, Christian Hatzo of Newnan, Louis Gagnon of Newnan, Camren Devlin of Sharpsburg, Madeline Shaw of Senoia, Kevin Le of Newnan, Zoie South of Senoia, Isabel Alford of Senoia, Kailey Mardis of Sharpsburg, Anna Richard of Sharpsburg, Dorien Lee of Newnan, Donovan McGregor of Sharpsburg, Eli Headley of Moreland, Joshua Aicher of Newnan, Jaylin Patterson of Newnan, Joshua Olson of Sharpsburg, Alicia Olguin-Macedo of Newnan, Alaina McClelland of Newnan, Brianna Whipple of Sharpsburg, Jackson Gentry of Sharpsburg, Riah Ivy of Newnan, Isaac Simmonds of Sharpsburg, Sydney May of Newnan, Landen Victer of Sharpsburg, Lydia Youngblood of Newnan, Zach Ansley of Sharpsburg, Andres Caicedo-Rubiano of Newnan, Cathrine Nolan of Sharpsburg, Marshall Hodges of Sharpsburg, Joshua Scimeca of Sharpsburg and Hope Mcgraw of Sharpsburg.

To be eligible, students must maintain a 4.0 GPA while completing at least nine hours of academic credit.

DEAN’S LIST: Jasmin Green of Newnan, Stephen Duncan of Newnan, Brenda Robertson of Newnan, Roger Ward of Palmetto, Melissa Brand of Newnan, Timothy Faver of Sharpsburg, Dylan Vandeford of Newnan, Taylor Morris of Senoia, Bailey Lane of Sharpsburg, Dylan Victer of Sharpsburg, Chase Smith of Newnan, Jessica Mason of Sharpsburg, Beth Sieckmann of Sharpsburg, Elizabeth Wieting of Newnan, Joseph Briggs of Newnan, Kendall Venters of Senoia, Joshua Taylor of Sharpsburg, Ethan Carpenter of Senoia, Walter Dozier of Newnan, Mateo Rodriguez of Newnan, Angel Pascual Ramos of Newnan, Madison Kenney of Sharpsburg, Joshua Anthony of Newnan, Caleb Kunkel of Palmetto, Addison Pence of Senoia, Grace Mask of Senoia, Gabriel Headley of Moreland, Allie Edwards of Senoia, Emma Lindley of Sharpsburg, Andrew Tiller of Sharpsburg, Nicholas Daliet of Newnan, Kevin Feldbauer of Sharpsburg, Savannah Wilson of Sharpsburg, Nathan McNamara of Sharpsburg, Don Wade of Newnan, Leah Serratelli of Newnan, Gianna Ormsby of Sharpsburg, Alexis Williams of Newnan, Allison Joyce of Sharpsburg, Kristen Middlebrooks of Palmetto, Claire Geerlings of Newnan, Destiny Turner of Palmetto, Dasha Lushington of Palmetto, Emily Barton of Newnan, Alexander Miles of Grantville, Bobbi Holzschuh of Sharpsburg, Paris Carter of Palmetto, Adyson Hughes of Sharpsburg, Ashley Williams of Newnan, Jada Davis of Palmetto, Tyriq Hussie of Newnan, Malik Hussie of Newnan, Ava Lewis of Newnan, Michael Roth of Sharpsburg, Chloe Bango of Newnan, Samuel Waldron of Newnan, Serenity Johnson of Palmetto, Krista Dozier of Newnan, Madison Hennie-Roed of Newnan, Braelin Creel of Palmetto, John Oakley of Senoia, William Smathers of Sharpsburg, Caleb Nguyen of Sharpsburg, Luke Griffith of Newnan, Lauren Poole of Newnan, Addie Koehl of Palmetto, Patrick Barberio of Sharpsburg, Evelyn De Santos of Palmetto, Samuel Mejeris of Senoia, Destini Benning of Newnan, Anna Harvey of Newnan, Walter McReady of Sharpsburg, Hunter Duncan of Sharpsburg, John Robert King of Newnan, Aniya Fequeire of Newnan, Alexis Tucker of Sharpsburg, Macy Teter of Senoia, Malayna Vizcarra of Senoia, Maranda Alford of Grantville, Sarah Fetherston of Newnan, Mackenzie Vaughn of Senoia, Steven Welborn of Newnan, Angel Jaimes-Flores of Sharpsburg, Caleb Gladney of Moreland, Rebekah Gardner of Newnan, Iris Richardson of Newnan, Madyson Aho of Newnan, Devin Barnett of Senoia, Kiana Carter of Newnan, MichaelAnn Patafio of Sharpsburg, Nathan Rotlisberger of Newnan, Anna Justice of Newnan, Devon Jackson of Newnan, Kaylee McConnell of Sharpsburg, Victor Claps of Sharpsburg, Cassandra Martinez of Newnan, Natalia Gumbs of Newnan, Annika Collett of Newnan, Yamari Reese of Newnan, Layne Newton of Newnan, Sophia Nellessen of Senoia, Jaime Rechy of Grantville, Joshua Nooks of Newnan, Emma Jacobson of Newnan, Liberty Vick of Sharpsburg, Virginiaclaire Baker of Newnan, Lacy Moore of Newnan, Emily Justice of Newnan, Lauren McNeal of Sharpsburg, Nicholas Peterson of Sharpsburg, Parker Rezac of Senoia, Tristan Rucker of Sharpsburg, Jacob Barcenas of Senoia, Kellen Porter of Senoia and Amelia Wilson of Newnan.

To be eligible, students must maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA while completing at least nine hours of academic credit.

Nesbitt named to Vice President’s List at NMCC

Shane Nesbitt of Newnan has been named to the Vice President’s List at Northwest Mississippi Community College for the fall 2021 semester.

To be eligible, students must maintain a GPA of 3.50-3.74 while completing at least 12 hours of academic credit.

SNHU announces academic honors lists

Local residents have been named to academic honors lists at Southern New Hampshire University for the fall 2021 semester. They include:

PRESIDENT’S LIST: Casheena Fudge of Newnan, Dru Mitchell of Senoia and Carley Sanderson of Newnan.

To be eligible, students must maintain a minimum 3.7 GPA while completing at least 12 hours of academic credit.

DEAN’S LIST: LaMisha Williams of Newnan and Amber Sanborn of Newnan.

To be eligible, students must maintain a GPA of 3.500 to 3.699 while completing at least 12 hours of academic credit.

Beers named to Dean's List at GCC

Sammy Beers of Newnan has been named to the Dean’s List with Distinction at Grove City College for the fall 2021 semester.

To be eligible, students must maintain a GPA of 3.85 to 4.0.

Beers, a homeschool graduate and computer science major, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Beers (Tracey) of Newnan.

Kvidt named to Dean’s List at Wisconsin Lutheran

Laura Kvidt, of Newnan has been named to the Dean’s List at Wisconsin Lutheran College for the fall 2021 semester.

Kvidt, a freshman at Wisconsin Lutheran, graduated from Northgate High School.

To be eligible for the Dean’s List, students must maintain a minimum 3.6 GPA.

Velez completes FROG Week at UNG

Genesis Velez of Newnan was among 31 cadets who completed Freshman Recruit Orientation Group Week at the University of North Georgia earlier this month.

FROG Week, which is held before the beginning of the fall and spring semesters at UNG, marks the transition from civilians to cadets for incoming freshmen.

Cadet leaders plan and execute all corps events, including FROG Week, with the oversight of the commandant staff. UNG is one of six senior military colleges in the nation and commissions more than 100 officers into the Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve each year.