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Clayton residents complete schooling at Emory

School Notebook 7-18-14

North Clayton High student Thaleena Chhoeurm was named the first place winner of Congressman David Scott’s annual Congressional Art Competition. The House held a special reception June 25 to unveil the U. S. Capitol exhibit of all of this year’s first place winners from around the country. Chhoeurm is photographed alongside Scott and her winning artwork. (Special Photo)

North Clayton High student Thaleena Chhoeurm was named the first place winner of Congressman David Scott’s annual Congressional Art Competition. The House held a special reception June 25 to unveil the U. S. Capitol exhibit of all of this year’s first place winners from around the country. Chhoeurm is photographed alongside Scott and her winning artwork. (Special Photo)

JONESBORO — Several Clayton County residents earned degrees this spring from Emory University.

Richard Carter of Jonesboro and Curtis Goings of Riverdale graduated from the university’s Laney Graduate School.

Michael Mgbemena of Riverdale graduated from Emory College of Arts and Sciences. Jonesboro residents Thanh-Thanh Tran and Anahita Sattari also graduated from the college.

Mary Windom earned a degree from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School, while Mario Stephens completed studies at the Candler School of Theology. Both are from Riverdale.

Academic honors, milestones abound in Clayton

Jonesboro resident Jasmine Hope was named to the Emory College of Arts and Sciences spring 2014 semester Dean’s List. Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have a 3.859 GPA or higher to be named to the Dean’s List.

Lake City resident Joshua Stone graduated this spring from Toccoa Falls College with a degree in counseling psychology.