Two area students were recipients of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Georgia Opportunities Scholarship.
Melina Raymunda of Long County High School and Ashley Laboy of Bradwell Institute were the area recipients.
HSF is the largest and oldest scholarship funder for Hispanics in the nation. The scholarship awards up to $10,000 per recipient over the course of four years of college as long as they maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
More than 200 students applied to the GO Scholarship in Georgia, and 120 received the scholarship. Of that number, 17 students were in the district of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia.
Area students receive honors at Altamaha Technical College
Area students were among those recognized for honors at Altamaha Technical College for the spring 2012 semester.
From Liberty County, Willie Milner received the president’s award, which is awarded to students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours during a term and achieve a 4.0 grade point average for the term. Glenn Perkins received the vice president’s award, which is awarded to students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours during a term who achieve a 3.50 or better GPA for the term.
Students who are enrolled in less than 12 credit hours during a term and achieve a 3.50 or better grade point average for the term were awarded the academic achievement award. Liberty County natives who were honored were Sarah Chandler, Larry Hudson, Patricio Lopez, Philip Parham, Carrie Quarterman, John Russell, Amy Stone and Patricia Williams.
From Long County, Cecil Crist and Raymond Faircloth received the president’s award, while William Judy received the vice president’s award.
Academic achievement awards went to John Crews, Necole DeLoach, Shelby Edwards, Tyler Hall, Shaun Holland, Connie Jessen, Martin Johnson, Destiny Osnoe, James Thompson and Travis Williams.
Leonard honored by Southeastern Tech
Bryan Leonard of Liberty County was named to the president’s list at Southeastern Technical College for the spring semester.
To qualify for the president’s list, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher.