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SCHOOL NOTEBOOK 6-22-11

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

McDonough resident Arun Kumar Inbavazhvu recently graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. Inbavazhvu, a political science major, graduated Magna Cum Laude.

Stone makes Columbia College Dean's List

Rahsan Stone, of McDonough, was named to the Columbia College Spring 2011 Semester Dean's List. Students who have a grade point average of 3.5 for the spring semester are placed on the college's Dean's List.

Locals get academic honors at Berry

The following Henry County students were named to the Dean's List at Berry College for the Spring 2011 Semester: Hampton resident Katie Reagin and McDonough residents Tiffany Chandler, Anna Vernon, Hilary Gann, and Hannah Pollard. The students achieved the distinction by earning a 3.5 GPA, or higher on a 4.0 scale, while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

Military notes

Michael McManus earned a Bachelor of Science degree and was commissioned into the Army Corps of Engineers. McManus, a 2003 graduate of Union Grove High School, is the son of Robert and Roxanne McManus of McDonough. He is married to Emily McManus of Jasper. During his time at North Georgia, Michael received the Distinguished Military Student Award.

Navy Seaman Recruit Kenyona Givens, a 2010 graduate of Eagle's Landing High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

Army Pvt. Jimmie Barger recently graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. Barger. The son of Jim and Kim Barger of Locust Grove, is a 2008 graduate of Luella High School.

Army National Guard Pfc. Romaine Elliott has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. Elliott, the son of Julian Bailey of McDonough, is a 2007 graduate of Union Grove High School.

Army National Guard Pvt. Christopher Kelley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Kelley is the son of Nancy Watts of Locust Grove.

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Foster, the son of Wylie Foster, Sr., of McDonough, recently completed Navy Legalman Accession Training at the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island.

Navy Seaman Richard Graham, III, a 2009 graduate of Ola High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.

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