Darvin McRoy receives education specialist degree

Jan. 21—ALBANY — Westover High School graduate Darvin McRoy, who teaches middle school band at Alton C. Crews Middle School in Lawrenceville, recently completed requirements and received an Education Specialist degree from Piedmont University.

McRoy also holds degrees from Valdosta State University (bachelor's of Music Education) and Brooklyn College CUNY (master's of Music). He graduated from Westover in 1994.

Valdosta State University announces fall Dean's List

VALDOSTA — More than 1,700 students were recognized for exemplifying excellence in the attainment of their educational goals by being named to Valdosta State University's fall 2022 Dean's List.

Dean's List honors are reserved for the highest achieving students. To qualify for Dean's List at VSU, students must achieve a semester grade-point average of 3.50 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.00 or higher.

VSU's Fall 2022 Dean's List includes:

Kelton Swanigan of Albany

Patrice Moody of Albany

Brianna Duren of Leesburg

Chadwick Creech of Leesburg

Cassidy Huebener of Leesburg

Candice Teal of Albany

Cynthia Stokes of Pelham

William Smith of Albany

Robyn Rhames of Poulan

Hannah Schroeder of Albany

Trinity Chastain of Pelham

Leila Short of Leesburg

Alexis Acevedo of Camilla

Demetria Wright of Albany

Ansley Veilands of Albany

Jacob Spooner of Sumner

Morgan Cason of Newton

Emma Strickland of Pelham

Cal'miraka Hicks of Dawson

Conner Knuckles of Dawson

Emily Young of Leesburg

Katherine Carpenter of Warwick

Richard Wiemer of Leesburg

Molly Nixon-Loving of Albany

Lora Coxwell of Sylvester

Justin Loudermilk of Leesburg

David Goodwin of Albany

Stephanie Lopez of Pelham

Ashlyn Clark of Sylvester

Mary Haralson of Sylvester

Brianna Harrell of Pelham

Gracie Willis of Sylvester

Taylor Elder of Leesburg

Lindsey Henderson of Leesburg

Cole Tucker of Albany

Logan Barrett of Pelham

Lori Bentley of Camilla

Rodney Bullard of Albany

Edward Orellana Rios of Pelham

Pamela Walker of Albany

Ronald English of Sylvester

Jeffrey Pham of Newton

Rori Simmons of Albany

Camille Strickland of Pelham

Shiv Patel of Sylvester

Matthew Cooper of Leesburg

Sara Watson of Camilla

George Harper of Leesburg

Anne Sellers of Leesburg

Amanda Nava of Leesburg

James Wallace of Pelham

Aralyn Cooper of Meigs

Laura Posey of Camilla

SNHU announces fall Dean's, President's lists

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Southern New Hampshire University recognizes the following students on being named to its fall 2022 Dean's List.

Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 for the reporting term are named to the Dean's List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits over each 16-week term or paired 8-week terms grouped in fall, winter/spring, and summer.

Mialetha Jackson of Albany

Shonticia West of Camilla

Larry Manley of Sylvester

Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above for the reporting term are named to the President's List.

Santavious Knighton of Albany

Jason Kegler of Albany

Everett Knight of Albany

Heidi Tucker of Leesburg

UWG names local resident to fall 2022 President's List

CARROLLTON — The University of West Georgia has named Saleathia Green to its fall 2022 President's List. The President's List is a record of an elite class of UWG Wolves who achieve a 4.0 grade point average for the semester.

University of North Georgia announces Dean's, President's lists

DAHLONEGA — The deans of each of UNG's colleges announced the names of those students who made their respective lists for fall 2022. Dean's List recognition is achieved by having at least a 3.5 grade-point average, carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester and having no grade lower than B.

Dean's List honorees included:

Stephen Sceals of Albany

William Gray of Albany

Cyler Perkins of Albany

Connor Smith of Albany

David Carter of Leesburg

Bailey Cromer of Leesburg

Sydney Daughtry of Leesburg

Kale Banks of Leesburg

University of North Georgia President Bonita C. Jacobs recognized the following students who achieved a 4.0 GPA during the fall 2022 semester.

Jessie Baer of Albany

Jay Adams of Leesburg

Kauldin Everett of Leesburg

Joy Kendrick named to Cumberland's Dean's List

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. — In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced that Joy Kendrick of Albany made the Dean's List for fall 2022.

Brandon Burke earns degree from UNG

DAHLONEGA — For the fall 2022 semester, the University of North Georgia awarded more than 900 degrees and 12 certificates to graduates. Brandon Burke of Leesburg graduated with a bachelor of business administration degree in Management.

Leesburg students named to Young Harris College honors lists

YOUNG HARRIS — Young Harris College announced that Georgia Miller of Leesburg has been named to the President's List for the fall 2022 semester. Students who achieve a 4.0 grade-point average are eligible to be named to the President's List. Hannah Elliott of Leesburg has been named to the Young Harris College Dean's List. Students who achieve a 3.5 grade-point average or better are eligible to be named to this list.

Area students make GSW Academic Achievement, Dean's lists

AMERICUS — The following local residents made the fall 2022 Academic Achievement list at Georgia Southwestern State University and were among 596 students recognized for scholastic achievement:

Paige Adams of Leesburg

Andrew Bellacomo of Albany

Jeffrey Bryan of Albany

Cloe Byrd of Leesburg

Keyanna Carter of Leesburg

Nicolas Cohen of Baconton

Meredith Conger of Leesburg

Margaret Cox of Albany

Emily Davila of Dawson

Zyshunn Facison of Baconton

Javier Fajardo of Smithville

Haley Fields of Leesburg

Christianna Ford of Albany

Deborah Freeman of Bronwood

Austin Galligan of Albany

Makenzie Hall of Leesburg

Lauren Hammett of Leesburg

Spencer Hardegree of Albany

Brittany Hardman of Albany

Tristan Hatfield of Albany

Chasity Higdon of Albany

Jamie Ingram of Dawson

Madeline Irvin of Albany

Sharron Jackson of Albany

Addyson Johnson of Albany

Asher Lovelace of Leesburg

Trinity Mallard of Leesburg

Jessica McRae of Leesburg

Jensen Mitchell of Leesburg

Emilee Moore of Albany

Logann Morrison of Leesburg

Savanna Paul of Albany

Braylea Phillips of Albany

Rickesha Poole of Albany

Erica Potts of Leesburg

Isabell Quinn of Leesburg

Margo Ransom of Sylvester

Keandria Rockwell of Warwick

Jennifer Santich of Albany

Lantz Stapleton of Baconton

Amelia Taylor of Leesburg

Abigail Trussell of Smithville

Jordan Williamson of Leesburg

Jordyn Williford of Dawson

Delancey Wilson of Albany

To be eligible for the Academic Achievement list, a student must previously earn at least 12 credit hours at GSW, be enrolled in 3 to 11 hours of courses, and earn a 3.5 or higher GPA.

The following local residents made the fall 2022 Dean's List at Georgia Southwestern State University:

Lance Alday of Leesburg

Brittney Arnold of Dawson

Callie Baker of Albany

Mary Barfield of Albany

Lanie Biery of Albany

Payton Bissett of Smithville

Hollie Black of Albany

Chelsea Bridges of Sylvester

Patricia Brooks of Leesburg

Chandler Cannon of Smithville

Jackson Carlstrom of Albany

Gia Carter of Leesburg

Haley Coalson of Leesburg

Alexis Conley of Leesburg

Mallory Crosby of Camilla

Cameran Cruz of Albany

Shaylan Daniel of Leesburg

Kelsey Davis of Albany

Lexi Davis of Oakfield

Chapel Douglas of Albany

Olivia Dunne of Albany

John-Robert Ellington of Leesburg

Alisa Epps of Leesburg

Hannah Farmer of Albany

Devin Fincher of Leesburg

William Fletcher of Dawson

Alexis Friar of Albany

Lyla Griffin of Sumner

Reginald Hammonds of Albany

Griffin Harrell of Camilla

Matthew Harris of Leesburg

Christopher Hickman of Albany

April Hood of Leesburg

Mollie Jones of Leesburg

Zoee Jones of Camilla

Bryce Kittrell of Leesburg

Ivey Knight of Leesburg

Kaitlyn Louthan of Leesburg

Parker Matre of Albany

Emily McClure of Leesburg

Madelyn McDowell of Leesburg

Christopher Moody of Albany

Lindsey Owens of Albany

Savannah Paros of Albany

Shanautica Perry of Dawson

Alexis Polite of Albany

Kasie Ream of Leesburg

Cody Reeves of Leesburg

Talisha Robinson of Albany

Elizabeth Shiver of Warwick

Morgan Stanfill of Leesburg

Ava Styles of Leesburg

Nivea Thomas of Sylvester

Rachel Todd of Leesburg

Brenton Truitt of Albany

Arasan Veluswamy of Leesburg

Jordyn Walker of Albany

Daniel Wentzell of Leesburg

Takera Williams of Albany

Lillie Wood of Leesburg

To be eligible for the Dean's List, a student must earn a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Troy University announces Provost's List

TROY — TROY recently recognized students who have been named to the Provost's List for the fall semester and Term 2 of the 2022-2023 academic year. Full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who have a grade-point average of at least 3.65 qualify for the Provost's List.

Jack Cantrell of Newton

Lauren Miller of Leesburg

Dexter Wheeler of Albany

Kelsyn Lundell makes Piedmont University Dean's List

DEMOREST — Kelsyn Lundell of Leesburg was among nearly 300 Piedmont University students who earned a GPA of 3.50-3.99 to qualify for the Dean's List for the fall 2022 semester.

Hinds Community College honors fall 2022 graduates

RAYMOND, Miss. — More than 850 students graduated from Hinds Community College in one of two ceremonies at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus. In total, 123 students graduated cum laude with a grade-point average of 3.2 to 3.59; 73 graduated magna cum laude with a grade-point average of 3.6 to 3.99 and 11 graduated summa cum laude with a grade-point average of 4.0.

Among those who graduated were:

Michael Jones of Albany

Michael West of Albany

April Miller of Newton

Holly Drake named to the Dean's List at Bob Jones University

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Holly Drake, a Senior Nursing major from Albany, was among approximately 850 Bob Jones University students named to the gall 2022 Dean's List. The Dean's List recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade-point average during the semester.

Georgia College recognizes students on Dean's List

MILLEDGEVILLE — Georgia College & State University recognizes its students from the College of Arts & Sciences for making the Dean's List for the fall 2022 semester.

Georgia Barham-Taylor of Pelham

Chloe Usry of Albany

Marley Sutton of Sumner