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Academic achievements for 5/30/24
academic honors

Wiser earns art scholarship at Alabama

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -The University of Alabama Department of Art and Art History announces its scholarship award recipients for the upcoming academic year, 2024-25. Graduates, undergraduates and incoming freshmen in our degree programs in studio art, art history and graphic design were awarded over $120,000 in scholarships, thanks to generous donors.


• Sarah Wiser: Windgate Charitable Foundation Endowed Studio Arts Scholarship. Wiser, from Hinesville, is earning a Bachelor of Arts in studio art with a minor in art history.

Mount Union honors Davis

ALLIANCE, OH - The following University of Mount Union students were acknowledged at the institution’s annual Senior Recognition and Honors Convocation.

Treyon Davis, of Ludowici, was awarded The Black Student Union Service Award at the 2024 Mount Union Honors Convocation. This prize is awarded to worthy seniors for excellence in those qualities of dedication and service that will contribute to making this a better world for all.

Each year, the convocation honors graduating seniors and underclass students who have excelled academically, displayed excellent leadership skills and shown dedication to the University and community through outstanding community service initiatives.

Georgia grads

ATHENS - The University of Georgia celebrated more than 8,000 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2024 during spring commencement ceremonies.

Local students and their degrees were: Dayle McCallar, of Hinesville, MPA Public Administration.

Gia Sabalboro, of Hinesville, BBA Management Information Systems.

Hazel Quarterman, of Hinesville, BSFR Fisheries and Wildlife.

Jere Pearson, of Hinesville, AB International Affairs and MIP International Policy.

Kayla McCartney, of Midway, BLA Landscape Architecture.

Kaitlyn Hawkins, of Hinesville, BSED Exercise and Sport Science.

Laine Bradley, of Glennville, AB International Affairs.

Morgan Dewberry, of Midway, BSFCS Furnishings and Interiors.

Madeline Deal, of Glennville, BBA Marketing.

University of North Georgia

DAHLONEGA — The deans of each of UNG’s colleges announced the names of those students who made their respective lists for spring 2024.

Dean’s List recognition is achieved by having at least a 3.5 grade point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B. Dean’s List honorees included: Jasmin Ortiz Lopez of Hinesville Breanna Finif of Midway.

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Cumberlands University

WILLIAMSBURG, KY — The following people received a degree in Fall 2023 or Spring 2023, or are set to complete their degree in Summer 2024 (and were thus eligible to walk at Cumberlands’ commencement ceremonies): Alexandria Isaac of Midway Domonic Isabell of Hinesville Trevor Pfiester of Ludowici Courtney Rhodes of Riceboro For more, visit ucumberlands. edu

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