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Area students earn honors at colleges
academic honors

Several students from our area have earned honors at college:

Valdosta State dean’s list
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University has announced the names of more than 1,700 spring 2015 students who earned dean’s list status. Students who achieve a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade-point average of 3.0 or higher are recognized by being placed on the dean’s list.
This list includes:

Myrese Cobb
Jasmine Gilmore
Amber Grant
Landis Johnson
Naomi McFadden

Richard Welch

Elizabeth Everett
Kenneth Murphy

Valdosta State area graduates
VALDOSTA — Several students from the area received their degrees during Valdosta State University’s 219th commencement ceremonies:

• Amber Grant, Bachelor of Arts, psychology
• Bianca Smith, Bachelor of Arts, English
• Cody French, Bachelor of Business Administration, accounting
• Franchesca Griffin, Bachelor of Fine Arts, speech communication
• Jasmine Johnson, Bachelor of Science in education, early childhood education
• Walter Sablack, Bachelor of Science, biology
• William Dickerson, Education Specialist, teacher leadership

Taylor Smith, Bachelor of Business Administration, management

Anya Cain, Education Specialist, Curriculum and Instruction
Elizabeth Everett, Bachelor of Arts, criminal justice

Cooks makes dean’s list at UCM
WARRENSBURG, Mo. —  Ja’Shonae Cooks of Hinesville earned a place on the spring 2015 semester dean’s list at University of Central Missouri. Cooks’ academic work earned her a place on the 3.5 to 3.99 grade-point average list.

Georgia State announces president’s, dean’s lists
ATLANTA — Georgia State University recently released its president’s and dean’s lists for spring
2015 semester.

To be eligible for the president’s list, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average for the semester and complete at least nine semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes.

Local students on the list are:
Kyle Smith
Nikita Patel

To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.5 GPA for the semester and complete at least nine semester hours of academic credit with no incompletes.

Local students on the list are:

Brandee Craig
Jamani Hill
Keturah Greene
Tanisha Kindley
Janee Nealey
Haley Nickell
Crystal Campanella
Terry Wallace
Kevin Combs

Ciara Frisbie

Area residents graduate from Mercer University
MACON — The following area residents graduated from Mercer University during the university’s spring commencements:
• Brandon Standard of Allenhurst earned a Bachelor of Science from the College of Liberal Arts
• Christopher Waters of Glennville earned a Doctor of Pharmacy cum laude from the College of Pharmacy.

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