The following area students recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology during its 245th commencement exercises:
Ellabell — Lisa Woods
Pembroke — Donald Doyle
Richmond Hill — Richard Melnyk, Alexander Mooney, Raul Rodriguez, James Slack and Jeffrey Wheeler.
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Dr. Steve Dorman, president of Georgia College and State University, has awarded degrees to the graduating class of 2013. Local graduates are as follows:
• Justin Berry of Richmond Hill has been awarded a Master of Science in criminal justice.
• Stephen Hundley of Richmond Hill has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts in English.
• Sarah Michael of Richmond Hill has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts in theater.
• Tiffany Niemiller of Richmond Hill has been awarded a Bachelor of Arts in rhetoric.
• Robert Skibicki of Richmond Hill has been awarded a Master of Accountancy in accounting.
Michael Ryan Peters of Richmond Hill recently graduated from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
Peters earned a Master of Business Administration degree in business administration.
More than 1,000 candidates received degrees during ceremonies held May 17-18.