Local student receives UGA scholarship
Emily Lucille Wyatt has been selected to receive the Southern States Cooperative Scholarship awarded by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the 2008- 2009 academic year.
She is a freshman at UGA majoring in Animal Health and a 2008 graduate of Newton High School. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donny Wyatt of Covington.
Local students inducted into the National Honor Society
The National Honor Roll contacts potentially qualifing students after reviewing information about their academic performance. Only students with a B or better average are eligible to be inducted into the society.
The following Newton County students have been named to the National Honor Society. The National Honor Roll recognizes high- achieving high school and middle school students.
Juweek Adolphe, Samelia Bankole, Joshua Basden, Leah Butler, Paul T. Campbell, Shackisha K. Clark, Hayden George, Roxana Gonzalez, Troy Hall, Nicole M. Henderson, Alexandria Hernandez, Stevie Hodges, India C. Hurst, Sherton J. Hutchins, Sierra Johnson, Alicia M. King, Brian A. Minor, Melody Mitchell, Teneisha Nolley, Runeshia J. Parker, Brittany Peterson, Christa Pinsonnault, Wesley S. Sherrell, Daniel Thompson, Julian M. Truitt, Jazenia Walton, Brittany N. Watkins and Mary Wright.
Oxford Resident receives scholarship
Amy Hampton of Oxford has been awarded the Excellence in Special Education Scholarship from Western Governors University. The school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in information technology, business, teacher education and healthcare.
Kelly- Reeves receives Doctorate degree
Cheryl Kelly- Reeves, a second grade teacher in Henry County, received her Doctorate from Argosy University on July 19 in Instructional Leadership. She received her bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education from Morris Brown College, her Masters in educational leadership from Troy State University and her Specialist in Curriculum and
Future vet: Instruction from Argosy University.
She is the daughter of Charles Kelly Sr. and Ruby Heard Kelly; the granddaughter of Jeanie Mae Kelly and the late Nelson Kelly and the late Eugene and Ellen Heard. She dedicated her dissertation to her daughter Dashae and in memory of her late son Davond.
Duncan named to Dean’s List
Matthew Whittington Duncan of Oxford has been named to the Dean’s List at Berry College for Spring. The dean’s list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester. Duncan is the son of Kerry and Julie Duncan and is majoring in Psychology.
Emily Wyatt of Covington recently received the Southern States Cooperative Scholarship awarded by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences for the 2008-2009 academic year.
Cheryl Kelly-Reeves recently earned her Doctorate from Argosy University in Instructional Leadership. Here she is pictured with her 9-year-old daughter Dashae.