Wiser receives art scholarships at Alabama
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Sarah Wiser, who is earning a bachelor of arts in studio art with a minor in art history at the University of Alabama, has received the Galbraith Endowed Art Scholarship and the Richard Zoellner Scholarship.
Wiser is from Hinesville and she also was named to the president’s list with a 4.0 grade point average.
The Richard Zoellner Scholarship was established in 1963 by an anonymous donor in honor of Professor Richard Zoellner (1909–2003), who taught printmaking at UA for 33 years and to support academic excellence in art and art history at UA. The Galbraith Endowed Art Scholarship was also established by Mrs. Farley Moody Galbraith to support academic excellence in art and art history at UA.
Kinyua recognized at Millikin honors convocation
DECATUR, Ill. — The Millikin University community gathered again for the annual Honors Convocation and Distinguished Faculty Lecture to honor faculty, staff and student accomplishments as the 2022–23 academic year approaches its close.
Over 90 awards were presented to Millikin students and faculty who were honored for their commitment to academic excellence. During the event, Alela Kinyua, of Hinesville, received the Dorothy Sellers Art Award.
GCSU announces spring honors
MILLEDGEVILLE — Victoriyah Friend of Hinesville made the President’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia College & State University.
Payton Hughes of Midway made the Dean’s List in the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia College & State University.
Raymond earns degree from Wichita State
ShaQuencia D. Raymond of Hinesville earned a bachelor of science in dental hygiene from Wichita State University, graduating cum laude.
Undergraduate students who have attained a grade point average of 3.9 out of a possible 4.0 received the summa cum laude award; those with an average of 3.55 received the magna cum laude award; and those with an average of 3.25 received the cum laude award.
Raymond also was named to the spring 2023 honor roll at Wichita State. To be included on the dean’s honor roll, a student must be enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours) and earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Jones, Milton earn USCB honors
BLUFFTON, S.C. — University of South Carolina Beaufort announces Brittany Jones of Midway has been named a Spring 2023 President’s List honoree and Cheryle Milton of Midway is a Chancellor’s List honoree.
To be eligible for the President’s List, students must obtain a term grade point average of 4.0 earned on a minimum of 12 credited semester hours. To be eligible for the Chancellor’s List, students must obtain a term grade point average of 3.5 or higher earned on a minimum of 12 credited semester hours.
KSU announces spring academic honors
KENNESAW — Kennesaw State University has named nearly 5,400 students to the President’s List in recognition of their academic excellence for the Spring 2023 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least nine semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.
Local students named to the President’s List are:
• Keyasia Hairston of Hinesville, Elementary Education- Interest
• Christopher Dargan of Hinesville, Computer Science
• Janell Brown of Midway, Nursing
• Andrea Lopez of Allenhurst, Nursing-Interest
• Hannah Stanfield of Glennville, Digital Animation • Lilliana Avant of Midway, Theatre and Performance Studies
• Jazmine Bryant of Midway, English Education • JaKayla Chargois of Hinesville, Psychology Kennesaw State University congratulates the more than 7,100 students named to the university’s Dean’s List, recognizing academic achievement during the Spring 2023 semester. Undergraduate students enrolled in at least nine credit hours and with a term grade point average of at least 3.5 were named to the list.
Local students earning Dean’s List honors are:
• Karinaben Patel of Hinesville, Finance-Interest
• Jewel Smith of Ludowici, Finance
• Patrick Underwood of Allenhurst, Marketing-Interest • Essence Oliphant of Hinesville, Biology
• Alexus Chavis of Hinesville, Interdisciplinary Studies
• Jetho Clerveaux of Hinesville, Psychology
• Tiana Lawton of Hinesville, Psychology
• KeShona Brewton of Hinesville, International Affairs
• Caliyah Rice of Hinesville, Criminal Justice
• Kaylyn Brooks of Hinesville, Technical Communication
Locals earn degrees from UMGC
ADELPHI, Md. — University of Maryland Global Campus graduated nearly 3,400 students in the 2023 spring semester. Students from all 50 states, four U.S. territories, and 22 countries earned UMGC degrees. More than 2,000 graduates attended “Grad Walk” in Adelphi, Md., an in-person experience designed to place the spotlight directly on graduates and their achievements.
The following local students earned degrees:
• Hosman Estuardo Ixcoy of Hinesville, Associate of arts
• Kossi Atsidama of Hinesville, Associate of Arts
• Trevor Laevon Denson of Fort Stewart, Associate of Arts
• Yekaterina Ortiz-Feliciano of Ludowici, Bachelor of Arts in history, cum laude
• Jimmy Wayne Cartrette of Hinesville, Bachelor of Science in computer networks and cybersecurity
• Moises Sotomayor of Ludowici, Bachelor of Science in psychology, cum laude
• Harold A. Cortes of Ludowici, Bachelor of Science in psychology
• Alondra Carolina Malave Colon of Fort Stewart, Bachelor of Science in investigative forensics
• Melinda Ann Frazier of Hinesville, Bachelor of Science in computer networks and cybersecurity
• Cheyenne Halverson of Fort Stewart, Bachelor of Science in psychology, magna cum laude
• Madison Bailee Tamondong of Hinesville, Bachelor of Science in human resource management
Local students earn degrees from Georgia State
ATLANTA — More than 4,000 students graduated from Georgia State University during the spring 2023 semester at the associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels.
Local graduates were:
• Arielle Ford of Hinesville earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology.• Bhaviben Patel of Hinesville earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology.
• Jordan Gilliard of Midway earned a master of public administration degree in planning and economic development.