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Page 4B July 17, 2019 /RL orter MONROE IN Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 2,200 students representing 12 schools and colleges at four ceremonies during May in Ma- con and Atlanta. The University enrolls more than 8,700 students of Alabama. UA awarded some 5,716 degrees during spring commencement May 3-5. The University of Alabama is the state's oldest and largest public institution of higher education. UA offers its students a premier educational, cultural and social the spring semester 2019 Presi- dent's List and Dean's List. Stu- dents on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade point average. Students must take a certain number of credit hours to in 12 schools and colleges on experience with more than 200 qualify. campuses in Macon, Atlanta and undergraduate, graduate and President's List: Culloden: Savannah. Students from Forsyth professional programs. Dallas F. Hofflnan; Forsyth: earning degrees were: Alvin Nicholas N. Balkcorn, Bearden, Penfield College, Margaret Lynn Ingrain Mary E. Brown, April Bachelor of Science; Eboni of Bolingbroke was named to The Denise Garner, K thryn Calhoun, Penfield Colletge, University of Alabama E. George, Anna Frances Master of Science; Keondria Deans List for Spring 2019. A Pitman; Jackson: Daniel total of 11,406 students enrolled Lewis B ge, Andrew during the 2019 spring term at Joseph Chhpko, Morgan Alexander Kish; Juliette: Calloway, College of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of Science; Kath- erine Head, School of Busi- ness and Economics, Bachelor of Business Administration; Rima Patel, College of Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing. UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all Ks). The UA Dean's and President's lists recognize full-time under- Dakota R. Burkett, An- drew Damian Hoskins, Bradley Pitts, e Brook Seitz, Cadi A. Seitz; Smart: Landon The following Forsyth-area students were recently named to the LaGrange College Spring Semester Vice President of Academic Affairs' List: Philip Maeser, Georgia Wilco-x, Elizabeth Smith, Emsley Smith, and Caleb Speir. To be eligible for this honor, stu- dents must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.6 while taking a minimum course load of 12 hours. LaGrange Col- lege is consistently ranked among the South's top colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 2,200 students representing 12 schools and colleges at four ceremonies during May in Ma- con and Atlanta. The University largest public institutions in the country. Kennesaw State Uni- versity named students to the President's List, in recognition of their academic excellence for the Spring 2019 semester. To achieve this honor, each student must have completed at least 9 semes- ter hours with a term grade point average of 4.0. Local students on the President's List are Taraija Mccauley of Culloden, K 'n- dill Popham of Forsyth and lasmini Chambliss of Forsyth. Kennesaw State Uni- versity congratulates the more than 5,000 students named to the Spring 2019 Dean's List. Students enrolled in at least 9 credit hours and with a grade point average Students from Juliette earning degrees were Sam Johnston, graduate students. The lists do Norris enrolls more than 8,700 students of at least 3.5 were named to the School of Engineering, Bachelor not apply to graduate students or Dean's List: Forsyt=h: Saranne in 12 schools and colleges on list. Dean's List students from the of Science in Engineering and to undergraduate students who M. Ezelle, Stephen Ben- campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Monroe County area include: Andrea Smith, College of take less than a full course load. janlin Griffin, Steven "L Savannah. Students from Forsyth Tulablue Waldrep of For- Education, Master of Education. Gne. Jason T. Mccall, earning degrees were: Alvin syria; Jabari Jones of Forsyth; The student from Smarr earning Nathan Jenkin, s of For- Rand]/A. Montanez, Bearden, Penfield College, Tiara Gibson of Culloden; a degree from Mercer University syth made the Deans List for Tuckdr H. Poupard, Jack- Bachelor of Science; EboniRandall Dunbar of Forsyth. wasMadison Norris, Col- the Spring 2019 semester at son: Abigale S, Edmonds, Calhoun, Penfield College: lege of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of the Georgia Institute of Ashley Nicole Reynolds, Master of Science; Keondria Oglethorpe University, Science. Technology. This designa-Jessica Kimbell Scott; Calloway, College of Liberal announces its Spring 2019 Deans tion is awarded to undergraduate Juliette: Katie M. Cansler. Arts, Bachelor of Science; Kath- List, honoring those scholars Constance Jacksonof students who have a 3.0 or higher erine Head, School of Busi- who achieved at least a 3.50 Juliette has earned the Bachelor academic average for the semes- Mercer University an- ness and Economics, Bachelor of term grade-point average while of Science in Exercise Physiology ter. nounced the President's List and Business Administration; ginla earning 12 or more semester from Valdosta State Uni- Dean's List for the spring 2019 Patel, College of Nursing,hours. Among them is Kinsey versity. Jackson was among A total of 734 South Geor- semester. Inclusion on these Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Oegroat - a senior, Studio Art more than 1,000 undergradu- gia State College students lists requires students to meet Students from Juliette earning major, from Juliette. Founded ate and graduate students who have earned a spot on the Spring rigorous grade-point-average degrees were Sam Johnston, in 1835, Oglethorpe University completed the requirements for 2019 Academic Honors List; 188 standards specific to the college School of Engineering, Bachelor is Atlanta's only co-educational their respective degrees during students earned a spot on the or school within the University. of Science in Engineering and small private college, home the Spring 2019 semester. President's List, 260 on the Dean's These local students qualified Andrea Smith College of to 1250 edectic and engaged List, and 286 on the Academic for the lists: CuUoden: Isaiah Education, Master of Education. students from 33 states and 31 Honors List. Students enrolled Hoffman, sophomore, College The student from Smarr earning countries. in 12 or more semester hours of of Liberal Arts, President's List a degree from Mercer University study with a grade point average Forsyth: Alvin Bearden, wasMadison Norris, Col- Samford University rec- of 4.0 are placed on the Presi- senior, Penfield College, Dean's lege of Liberal Arts, Bachelor of ognizes 1,519 students named to dent's List for the semester. Stu- List; Katherine Head, senior, Science. the 2019 spring semester Dean's Degree in Agriculture Education. dents with a semester average of School of Business and Econom- List. To qualify for the Dean's Tia is the daughter of Keith and 3.5 to 3.9 on 12 or more semester ics, Presidentls List; Zoe Potts, Kennesaw State Univer- List, a student must have earned Amanda Parks of Forsyth and hours of study are placed on the sophomore, College of Liberal sity welcomed its newest class a minimum 3.5 grade point aver- Jason and Jennifer Chastain of Dean's List for that semester. Stu- Arts, Dean's List; Madolyn of graduates with over 3,000 stu- age out of a possible 4.0 while Opelika, Ala. She has accepted a dents enrolled in 5 to 11 semes- Rowland, senior, College of dents earning bachelor's, master's attempting at least 12 credit hours position as Agriculture Instructor ter hours of study with a grade Liberal Arts, Dean s List; .inda or doctoral degrees during the ofcoursework. Dean's List is the at Bryan County High School in point average of 3.5 or better are Sosebee, junior, Penfield Col- Spring 2019 commencement cer- highest academic recognition Pembroke, Ga. listed on the Academic Honors lege, Dean s List; Jonathan emonies in May. Localgraduates given by the school at the end of List for that semester. Monroe oung junior, School of Bus!- include: Benjamin Kaguwo each semester. Among those stu- Margaret Lynn Ingram County: Dean's List: James G. ness and Economics, President s of Forsyth, Tony N guy6n of dents are: Caroline Tane of of Bolingbroke has received Bloodworth. List Smart: Madison Norris, Culloden, Kendall-Popham Forsyth, William Bazemore the Bachdor of Science in senior, College of Liberal Arts, ofForsyth. A leader in innovative of Forsyth Human Environmental Sci- Middle Georgia State Dean's List. teaching and learning, Kennesaw ences from "l-he University University (MGA) announces State University is one of the 50 "-"- Auburn University Col- lege of Education announces the graduation of Tia Nicole Suzanna Chastain on May 5 with a Bachelor of Science "~'0 IN MONItOE COUNTY Continued from 1B from12 noon-b p.m. and Aug. 3 to help organize the Ba~e olthe Bands collected supphes on Forsyth Main Street will pres- Friday, July 26 at the Forsyth ent Battle of the Bands on High Falls Civicaub to Police Station beginning at the square on Saturday, Aug. meet 9 a.m. For more information, 3 from 8-11 p.m. Admission is High Falls Civic Club will meet contact Gwen Byrd at gwen. free; concessions will be avail- Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m. or 478- able. Prizes will be awarded at the High Falls Fire Station. 994-2031 Ext. 1035. for first and second places. For Anyone interested in the hap- more information, call 478- penings around the High Falls July 27 994-7747 or visit ma(nstreet. community is welcome. Light Forsyth New ~ refreshments will be available after the meeting. Seven -dayA enlist Aug. 15 Mission has Back to Habitat for Humanity Annual Tale I parent School Giveaway Homeowner applica- planning meeting Forsyth New Life Seventh-day Title I planning meeting will be Adventist Mission will have a lions ~ orJe~on$ held Thursday, July 25 at the Back to School Giveaway on Habitat for Humanity home- B E Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27 beginning owner applications are avail- The meeting is to receive input at 1 p.m. at 281 S. Frontage able through August 15 each from parents of Title I students Road, Forsyth. Free school week until that date expires for the district's 2019-20 Title I supplies will be given to the Interested applicants can call plans and budget. These first 50 students who come, 478-994-6411 for more infor- plans will affect all students including pencils, crayons and mation. Applications may be in the elementary and middle notebooks For more Jnforma- returned at the Homeowner schools in the Monroe County tion, call 404-322-5683. Orientations Homeowner Ori- School System Attendance entations will begin promptly at this meeting is impor- July 29 at 11 a.m. on these Saturdays: Aug. 17 at St. Luke A.M.E. tant. Contact Sandy Colwell, SIk~lJ~'ing Open HouseChurch Pavilion, 143 James St Director of Federal Programs, Cub Scout Pack 51 and Boy Forsyth; Aug. 24 at Russellville at 478-994-2031 or refer Scout Troop 51 will host an Baptist Church, 111 Russellville to the website for additional Open House drop-in on Mon- Rd Forsyth; Aug. 31 at High information day, July 29 from 5-8 p.m. at Falls Legion Hall, 8 Towaliga the Forsyth United Methodist South Rd Jackson; Sept. 7 July 25-27 Church Sanctuary, 68 West at Sanctuary Baptist Church, Back to SchoolRally Johnston Street. Families of 12643 Highway 8Z Juhette; The Fourth Annual Back to boys from kindergarten to 17 Sept. 14 at Christ UMC, 417 School Rally will be held at years old will be able to learn N. Frontage Road, Forsyth; the Forsyth Police and Fire more about Scouting activities Sept. 21 at New Providence Stations on Saturday, July and requirements and will be Baptist Church, 2560 High- 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. School able to register a Scout for way South, Forsyth. supplies will be distributed. $16. Call 478-258-1453 for Volunteers are needed to col- more information. lect donations at the Forsyth Walrnart on Thursday; July 25 Vietnam Veterans of America Central Georgia chapter 946 supports a number of worthwhile projects and is raising funds to continue its service. Supporters will be rec- ognized at the Annual Golf Tournament and the Green Tomato Festival on Banners or Signs. Some of the special projects are Scholarship, Homeport (for homeless and transitional veterans), Lady Veterans at !id!i!ii!iildlii!iiiii]i!iiii:i!iii:iiiiiiii!!ii!~i !iii@i!iii!idiiiiiiiiiiii!i~iii!i!iiii!ii!i!iiiii!iiiiii!iiiiii!i iliiiiii,i!!iii!:i!iii!iiiiii!iiiii!iii!i!iiii!iiii!ili iReedi nn Milledgeville Veterans Home, local service members who are deployed, Freedom Fidos, Run for the Fallen, Georgia State Pa- trol stuffed animals for children, Chair of Honor. Donations may be sent to P.O. Box 1144, Forsyth GA 31029. All contributions are tax deductible and appreciated. Tax ID is 74-3147159. Non profit corporation number is 0468311. t