Three named to Shorter dean’s list
Three Newton County residents were recently announced as dean’s list honorees at Shorter University for the fall semester of 2013.
To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 gradepoint average for the term. Honorees include: Vernon Kaye Grant, of Covington, Desiree P. Malcome, of Covington and LaTonja D. Threets-Hamp, of Covington.
Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christian university committed to excellence in education. The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its list of best Southeastern Colleges. Shorter offers traditional bachelor’s degree programss in 48 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, and four master’s programs. Shorter is online at www.shorter. edu< http:// www. shorter. edu>.
James Woodard, principal of the Newton College and Career Academy, received the prestigious, “Deal of the Year” Award at the Newton County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Dinner and Meeting held Jan. 16. Woodard and the Career Academy won the award for playing a crucial role in workforce and economic development in Newton County.