Khaleed Barrett, a Liberty County High School graduate, received the Mattie M. Hicks Scholarship Fund.
Barrett stated in his application that teaching is his calling. He views teaching as a profession that is respectable and different.
He plans to attend Mississippi Valley State University in order to become a biology teacher.
Some of Barrett’s other accomplishments include the 2014 Golden Panther Award, a state cross-country qualifier and all-region team member, and attended the 2012 National Youth Leadership Forum on national security in Washington, D.C.
Khaleed is the son of Carolyn Barrett and older brother of Rayna and Jakarion.
Gonzalez named All-American Scholar
Tia Ayana Gonzalez from Hinesville has been named an All-American Scholar, The United States Achievement Academy recently announced.
All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 of higher grade-point average. Only scholars selected by a school instructor, counselor or other qualified sponsor are accepted.
Gonzalez, who attends Snelson-Golden Middle School, was nominated for this honor by Tia Davis. She will appear in the All-American Scholar Yearbook, which is published nationally.
Gonzales is the daughter of Carlos and Darlene Gonzales of Hinesville. Her grandmother is Maria Victoria Mora of Philadelphia.
Brewer earns bachelor’s
Carley Brewer graduated May 10 from the Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa.
The 2010 graduate of Bald Eagle Area High School earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice.
She is the daughter of Robin Witherite of Milesburg, Pennsylvania, and Jimmy Brewer of Hinesville.
Her grandparents are Jake and Sandy Corman of Milesburg, Pennsylvania, and Edward Brewer of Hinesville.
Scott earns bachelor’s
Leo Scott Jr. of Ludowici graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in business administration May 10 from Nichols College in Dudley, Massachusetts.
Griffin earns bachelor’s
Joseph Griffin of Glennville graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University on Saturday, May 10.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration in human-resource management and was one of 300 graduates.