♦ The following Powder Springs area students were named to the Dean’s list for fall 2018 at Kennesaw State University – Ehimen Aikhuele, Stacie Ihewunwa, Jordan Adams, Caylee Addison, Terrilian Agbor Oji, Syed Ahmed, Aedan Ahola, Alex Arcia, Allen Arnold, Hannah Arnold, Samuel Ayeni, Brittany Aysan, Deborah Babecka, Megan Bailey, Vanessa Banks, Kevin Barrett, James Bass, Kacie Belcher, Richard Bloedow, Caleb Boakye, Alonso Bonilla, Christopher Boone, Heather Bowers, Taylor Bramlett, Jasmine Brown, Hunter Brumelow, Amy Casto, Joseph Chamberlain, Anna Coleman, Zachary Coleman, Clara Cooley, Ashlynn Creech, Jonathan Cruse, Brittany Csoke, Holland Daniel, Moyosolaoluw Dare, Taylor Dee, Merrit Delandero, Tristan Delozier, Timothy Derrow, Kevin Doan, Colleen Donoghue, Carson Early, Jacob Farmer, Joshua Fennell, Katalina Figueroa, Dylan Finnell, Inayah Garden, Bryce Garrett, Dana Gordon, Andrew Graham, Matthew Graham, Julia Gray, Ashlyn Gresham, Miriam Guiendon, Katie Gulledge, Emma Hammond, Adyson Harrah, Joshua Hilliard, Benjamin Hodges, Casey Hoskins, Clayton Houston, Logann Houston, Kristen Hutcheson, Brady Ingram, Jacob Jennings, Bethany Johnston, Brandy Jones, Domonique Jones, Lauren Jones, Jameson Keasler, Ashley Kelsey, Kelly Key, Carter Kinnick, Micah Kirby, Faith Kirkpatrick, Jawann Lawson, Christopher Lee, Juvoni’ Lopez, Frank Mays, Erin McKenzie, Declan McNulty, Mirian Mendez, Brayden Milam, Brittney Miller, Robert Mitchell, Alana Momin, Nicholas Moore, Mijanelle Morisset, Kassandra Mouchakkaa, Benjamin Murphy, Madeline Nagy, Megan Nault, Bernice Ndungu, Emmanuel Noel, Lindsey Norvell, Kathleen O’Donnell, Erin O’Leary, Nina Odekhiran, Lawrence Ofili, Chidinma Ogbuagu, Erin Ohlsson, Emily Onofrey, Mathieu Pellerin, Chase Pence, Najeeah Perryman, Pedro Ponce, Jacob Powell, Kayla Price, Reynold Quarcoo, Brittany Ray, Summer Redavid, Robert Rega, Chelsea Rehrig, Amanda Reif, Kevin Reif, Michael Revit, Caylee Robillard, Jonathan Sams, Hector Sanchez, Samuel Sanders, Roman Schwieterman, Shelby Seagraves, Nicole Shelkop, Zhane’ Sims, Rawinder Singh, Laura Sledge, Allen Smith, Austin Smith, Brianna Smith, Cynthia Smith, Jarrod Smith, Christopher Solano, Hannah Stewart, Alesia Stradford, Naomi Sunshine, Michelle Sy-Savane, Daryn Taylor, Ryan Taylor, Cindy Terrey, Anne Marie Todaro, Emily Towler, Oghenetejiri Ubiedi, Christopher Uranga, Brandon Vallean, Ariel Wade, Mark Watola, Candice Williams, Christian Williams, Rupert Williams, Dana Willis, Matthew Wilson, Adjo Woede, William Wright and Audra Zumbach.
♦ The following Smyrna area students were named to the Dean’s list for fall 2018 at Kennesaw State University – Samanta Alvarez, Alana Aumand, Leslie Ayala, Krista Barnicoat, Lydia Beraki, Paula Camacho Bautista, Nicholas Campbell, Mercedes Campilango, Olivia Cochran, Joshua Cunningham, Clayton Darity, Brandon Dunson, Kimberly Farrier, Cristina Garcia, Kaleigh Garrett, Angela Gennovario, Nikolaos Giannakakos, David Glendinning, Chase Griffith, Alfdis Hjartardottir, Sigrun Hjartardottir, Meredith Hunton, Kianni James, Lauren Johnson, Edward Kim, Ryan Lehman, Terrence Lewis, Dylan Malec, Patricia Martin, Lorenzo McKay, Anisa McLeod, Haley Michels, Fathom Moffatt, Marissa Moore, Evans Nchebere, Matthew Nelson, Betsabe Pena, Matthew Penoyar, Alhusein Phatey, Lisset Ramirez, Rukayat Said, Amelia Sims, Shai-L Smith-Francis, Taylor Stewart, Rodrigo Suarez, Logan Turner, Carly Vancil, Martin Vargas, Jessica Watkins, Brady Wells, Simon Young, Skyler Young and Saphir Zengula.
♦ Minou Raschid Farrokhi of Kennesaw was recently named to the Dean’s list at Colby College in Waterville, Maine for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year.
♦ Elizabeth Nesbitt of Marietta has been named to the Dean’s List/Explore Center List of Distinguished Students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the fall semester of the 2018-19 academic year.
♦ The following University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences students were named to the fall 2018 Dean’s list Alexandra Shaff of Acworth and Anthony Brown, Heather Burns, Spencer Hodson and Madeline Wonders, all of Marietta.
♦ Zachery Smith of Powder Springs was named to the Emory & Henry College fall 2018 Dean’s list.
♦ The following students were named to Oglethorpe University’s fall 2018 Dean’s list – Makayla Adams, Brett Amazon, Alejandra Canas Escobar, Jordan Chandler, Tabitha Floyd, Shelee Lee and Sarah Wright, all of Acworth; Glenda English, Israel Luna-Paredes and Parrish Studebaker, all of Austell; Julianna Hughes and Chandler Robinson, both of the Cumberland area; Sophia Summerlin and Kathryn Thompson, both of Kennesaw; Evita Walch and Milena Walch, both of Mableton; Kaebron Aschalew, Noah Cole, Taylor Cranford, Samantha Foster, Tsai Hidalgo, Katherine Hunter, Wesley Johnson, Samuel Kuttner, Roi Levi, Mary Neja, Oyinlola Oyinloye, Esther Paulk, Ingrid Preda and Annelies Van Linden, all of Marietta; Kathryn Dalton, Veronica Mitchell and Hailey Willman, all of Powder Springs; and Taylor Cherry, Gustavo Daniel, Clara Grimaldo, Alberto Jasso, Karishma Nayee, Yesha Nayee and Zachary Smith, all of Smyrna.
♦ Tufts University recently announced that Harrison Rubin of Marietta and Ashley Alphonse of Powder Springs were named to the Dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester.
♦ Natalie Tikhonovsky of Marietta was named to the Dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at Furman University.
♦ Faith Stout and Andrea Zorce, both of Marietta, recently graduated from Berry College.
♦ Local high school seniors Peyton Moseley of Acworth; Chad Hilsman of Powder Springs; and Jeff Norman, Christina Shanahan and Arthur Rodrigues, all of Marietta, recently participated in LaGrange College’s Presidential Scholar Weekend competition and earned thousands of dollars in scholarship awards. At the competition, the students were judged on their performance in group discussions, written essays and individual interviews. Students offered scholarships can utilize the awards in fall 2019 and the scholarships are renewable for the following three years. Presidential Scholars are awarded a full scholarship, while Vice President of Academic Affairs’ Scholars receive $21,000, Fellows Scholars earn $17,000 and Founders Scholars get $16,000.