McEl­heney Grad­u­ates from Val­dosta State, Gads­den State grads an­nounced

The Standard Journal - - LIFESTYLE - Staff re­ports

Stu­dents from the lo­cal area are earn­ing de­grees and ad­vanced diplo­mas in re­cent months, and oth­ers are earn­ing high hon­ors as their aca­demic ca­reers con­tinue.

Down in South Ge­or­gia, one of Rock­mart’s own got hooded after com­plet­ing cour­ses in nurs­ing.

Amanda McEl­heney earned a Mas­ter of Science in Nurs­ing from Val­dosta State Univer­sity in re­cent weeks.

McEl­heney was among more than 900 un­der­grad­u­ate and grad­u­ate stu­dents who com­pleted the re­quire­ments for their re­spec­tive de­grees dur­ing the Fall 2018 se­mes­ter.

News also came from across the state line in Gads­den.

Pay­ton Cox and Steven “Bo” Kirk­patrick, both of Cedar­town, com­pleted the nurs­ing pro­gram at Gads­den State Com­mu­nity Col­lege dur­ing the fall 2018 se­mes­ter.

Ad­di­tion­ally, the school an­nounced that Cleo Brooke Allen, Cox, Brit­tney Hughes, Kirk­patrick, Ana Laura Nunez, Emma Short, and Shamika Sul­li­van were among the grad­u­at­ing class these past weeks.

Gary Wil­son of Rock­mart also earned a de­gree from the school.

Other grad­u­ates from the read­ing area also in­cluded Erica Batey and Katie Knost of Bre­men, Charles Steele of Buchanan, Krista Terry of Cave Spring, Kait­lyn Daw­son and Kris­tian Mobbs of Sil­ver Creek, and Katie Ann Reeves of Tal­lapoosa.

In other aca­demic news, Shorter Univer­sity in Rome an­nounced sev­eral of their stu­dents were hon­ored with in­clu­sion on the Dean’s list for the fall se­mes­ter, hav­ing earned a 3.5 GPA.

Those in­cluded: Des­tiny Kil­lian, an English ma­jor from Aragon; Ja­cob Barker, a Gen­eral Busi­ness ma­jor from Cedar­town; Nancy Flores, a Mid­dle Grades Ed­u­ca­tion ma­jor from Cedar­town; Emma Guice, a Gen­eral Busi­ness ma­jor from Cedar­town; Joshua Hurst, a Mu­sic Ed­u­ca­tion ma­jor from Cedar­town; Kristy John­ston, a Busi­ness Ad­min­is­tra­tion ma­jor from Cedar­town.

Also listed were Abi­gail Kiser, a Mid­dle Grades Ed­u­ca­tion ma­jor from Cedar­town; El­iz­a­beth Smith, a Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Arts-Ad­ver­tis­ing/Pub­lic Re­la­tions ma­jor from Cedar­town; Lo­gan Brook­shire, a Bi­ol­ogy ma­jor from Rock­mart; Rickey Dover, a Mid­dle Grades Ed­u­ca­tion ma­jor from Rock­mart; Ha­ley Clark, a Hu­man Ser­vices ma­jor from Tay­lorsville; Jordan James, a Chem­istry ma­jor from Tay­lorsville; Lil­lian Jordan, a Nurs­ing ma­jor from Tay­lorsville and Jes­sica Lee, an English ma­jor from Tay­lorsville.

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