Victoria “Tori” Ray, of Brunswick, earned a 4.0 grade-point average for the 2016 Fall Semester and the 2017 Spring Semester at Wesleyan College in Macon. She has been named to the school’s distinguished list of Presidential Scholars. Phi Kappa Phi, an honorary society, recently presented her with a certificate of outstanding academic achievement.
The University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, awarded approximately 5,000 degrees during its recent spring commencement ceremonies. Local degree recipients include:
• Brunswick — Leah Seay, Master of Arts
• Kingsland — Cynthia Green, Bachelor of Science in commerce and business administration; Dana Sweeney, Bachelor of Arts and Thomas Woolf, educational specialist
• St. Simons Island — Baranda Hagen, Master of Arts
Abigail Schott, of Brunswick, was named to the Wartburg College Winter/May Term Dean’s List. Wartburg College is in Waverly, Iowa.
The list honors students who earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or above in at least five course credits during the two terms. Four of the five course credits must be graded with a traditional letter grade.
Meghan Crews, of Hoboken,was recognized during the Valdosta State University 2016-2017 Graduate Assistant of the Year Awards Ceremony by Odum Library’s Archives and Special Collections.
Every year Valdosta State University faculty, staff, and administrators honor top graduate assistants for the contributions they have made to the promotion of research, teaching and service while pursuing their advanced degrees. The students are nominated for a special end-of-year recognition ceremony based on their reliability, quality of work, initiative, uniqueness of contribution, and professionalism. Twenty-one students received nominations this year.
Valdosta State University recently announced its Spring 2017 Dean’s List….