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Academic achievements by local students
Academic achievement

The following information was submitted by the academic institutions and organizations:

University of North Georgia: More than 75 military awards and scholarships were presented to members of the University of North Georgia’s Corps of Cadets, including Cadet 1st Sgt. Logan Scott of Pembroke, at the annual Boar’s Head Brigade Military Awards Review, held on March 26 at the convocation center on the UNG Dahlonega campus.

Scott received the CPT Bill Branch Memorial Scholarship. He is studying nursing at UNG.

Cadets were presented with awards and scholarships for academic achievement, potential for leadership, and high moral character.

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College: William Rogers of Brooklet and Caroline Infinger of Richmond Hill were recently named to the dean’s list at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for the 2019 spring semester.

Students who qualified for the dean’s list attained a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and carried at least 12 hours of academic work.

Berry College: Jacqueline Lea and Ryan Brigance, both of Richmond Hill, were named to the spring 2019 dean’s list at Berry College.

The dean’s list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

Columbia College: The following students from this area were recently named to the Columbia College dean’s list for the spring semester: Curtis Myers of Pembroke; and Steven Goodwin, Caleb Hunter, Mark Jainarine and Krystie Pinckney, all of Richmond Hill.

To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale.

Clemson University: Adrienne E. Warren of Richmond Hill graduated from Clemson University with a Master’s Degree in city and regional planning .

Warren was among 3,600 students who received degrees at the May 9-10 ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.

University of Kansas: Larry Ryan Burke of Pembroke graduated from the University of Kansas with a Master of Business Administration degree. The university’s annual commencement ceremony was held May 19.

Phi Kappa Phi: Several area students were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society:

• Daniel Burke of Richmond Hill was initiated at Pennsylvania State University.

• Kerri Butler of Black Creek was initiated at University of West Alabama.

• Robin Brown of Richmond Hill was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

• Brendon Hines of Richmond Hill was initiated at Georgia Southern University- Armstrong Campus.

• Eryn Lawrence of Richmond Hill was initiated at Georgia Southern University.

They are among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by invitation only and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible for membership.

Cedarville University: Thomas Folkerts, a broadcast digital journalism major from Richmond Hill, was named to the dean’s list at Cedarville University for the spring 2019 semester.

This recognition required Folkerts to maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA and carry at least 12 credit hours for the spring 2019 semester.

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