Varsity News July 23



Varsity news

Appalachian State University

BOONE, N.C. – Kevin C. Lentz, an Army ROTC candidate from Milton, earned a place on the Chancellor’s List at Appalachian State University for the spring semester. To be eligible for the Chancellor’s List, a student must have a 3.85 grade point average or higher and carry a minimum of 12 hours.

In addition, James Koehler of Roswell made the Chancellor’s List in the Honors College at Appalachian State University by attaining a 3.88 GPA. Koehler just completed his junior year.

Loyola Marymount University

LOS ANGELES – Jessie Garrett Black of Milton has graduated from Loyola Marymount University and has been awarded a bachelor’s of degree in fine arts with honors (cum laude). Black is a 2011 graduate of Milton High School and earned her college diploma in three years.

University of Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. – Andrew Butler, a St. Pius High School alum, recently graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice with an emphasis on homeland security. Additional, he graduated with the ROTC’s Distinguished Military Honors and was commissioned a second lieutenant with the U.S. Army, Infantry Division.

Mercer University Law School

MACON, Ga. – Christopher Perniciaro of Cumming graduated from Mercer Law School in Macon magna cum laude in the spring commencement ceremony. He also received the following recognitions: Brainerd Currie Honor Society, CALI Awards and was a member of the Mercer Law Review.

Troy University

TROY, Ala. – Shawn Kimble of Cumming and Michael Syrios of Roswell both received degrees from Troy University as the school honored more than 700 graduates during its spring commencement inside Trojan Arena on the Troy campus.

Brevard College

BREVARD, N.C. – Brevard College has named Nicholas Bier of Cumming to the Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher for the semester.

Hampden-Sydney College

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. – Hampden-Sydney student Chase Baldwin of Suwanee graduated May 11 with a bachelor’s degree in religion. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael E. Baldwin.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Brigitte Lorraine Speicher of Alpharetta was among more than 2,900 students who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in ceremonies May 9-10. Speicher received a bachelor’s degree in education and human sciences from the College of Education and Human Sciences.

State University of New York Institute of Technology – Utica/Rome

UTICA, N.Y. – Pranav Prabhudesai of Alpharetta received a master’s degree in computer/information sciences at the State University of New York Institute of Technology’s spring commencement.

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