Elisha Germain of Thomasville has made the dean's list at Columbus State University.
Germain, who is majoring in pre-nursing, earned a place on the list by completing the spring 2012 semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.6 or higher GPA.
Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State enrolls more than 8,300 students in nationally distinctive programs in the arts, education, business, nursing and more.
CSU serves the Southeast while attracting students from around the world to a college experience that is deeply personal and relevant. In addition to its reputation for teaching excellence, Columbus State is known for its partnerships that extend learning into the Columbus community. The most notable example is the development of its RiverPark campus on the banks of the Chattahoochee River in downtown Columbus, anchored by world-class performing arts facilities.
Nikesh Patel of Thomasville received a Bachelor of Science from Emory College of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., at its 167th commencement ceremony on May 14.
Emory University is known for its demanding academics, outstanding undergraduate experience, highly ranked professional schools and state-of-the-art research facilities. Emory encompasses nine academic divisions as well as the Michael C. Carlos Museum, The Carter Center, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and Emory Healthcare, Georgia's largest and most comprehensive health care system.
Monticello, Fla., resident Abby S. Lewis was named to the Rhodes College dean’s list for the 2012 spring semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must be enrolled in at least 16 credit hours of academic work and must achieve a semester grade point average of 3.70 or better.
Founded in 1848, Rhodes is a private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences located in Memphis, Tenn. It aspires to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world.
Thomasville native Charlie Wedding graduated from the McCallie School on May 20 in Commencement ceremonies on the McCallie campus.
Wedding, son of Doug and Janet Wedding of Thomasville, will attend Wofford College on an Academic Merit Award. Doug Wedding is a 1979 graduate of McCallie.
McCallie, a college preparatory school for boys in Chattanooga, Tenn., is considered one of the nation’s top independent schools.
Thomas County Central High School junior Mary Hannah Sivyer was accepted to The Advanced Academy of Georgia at the University of West Georgia. She will begin classes at UWG in August. Sivyer is a Thomasville resident and is the daughter of Donald and Julia Sivyer.
The Advanced Academy is a residential, early entrance to college program at UWG for highly gifted and motivated high school juniors and seniors. The Academy accepts up to 100 exceptional students each year. The students come from several Georgia high schools as well as from schools outside of the state and country.
Students must meet high grade point average and SAT or ACT score requirements. They also submit a resume, essay, and teacher recommendations, as well as complete a competitive interview process.
Advanced Academy students remain enrolled in their original high schools as dual enrolled students to earn their high school diplomas. They live on the UWG campus in a residence hall specifically for Academy students and take full-time UWG classes as a college student, earning both high school and college credit. To learn more, please visit www.advancedacademy.org.
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