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The following local students have been named to the president's list at North Georgia College & State University for the spring 2010 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade-point average while carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester.
Jessica White, Charles Bennett and Millie Hilliard of Baldwin;
Holly Hansen, Alexandra Travis, Christa Turner, Johnathan Cannon, Mark Manning, Brittany Bryan, Candice Nelson, Tiffany Dozier, Debra Warnecke, Katrina Paul, Kathryn Bennett, Sara Stephens, Amanda Richardson, Kevin Woody, Kevin Grigsby, Amanda Wolcott, Julia Ray, Amber White, Katie Grindle, Courtney Lynn, Jennifer Brinson, Christine Hartwell, Kristin Beltz, Jeremiah Walker and Jamie Shelton of Dawsonville;
Stephen Brotherton, Staci Nix, Laima, Bileisiene, Beau Martin, Kirklan Moore, Shelby Dasher, Meredith Cash, Jordan Gauthier, Ashton Buchanan and Caitlyn French of Buford;
Courtney Cantrell, Keylia Dean, Bethany Davis, Morgan Jenkins and Jordan Terrell of Clarkesville; Nicholas Mote, Cristen Price and Rebecca Townsend of Demorest; Lindsay Merritt and Hannah Blalock of Cornelia; Sierra Bennett and Alyssa Sellers of Mount Airy; and Katherine Turner and Evelyn Ramirez of Alto;
Katie Collier, Carter Corn, Carla Ganyard, Brandon Smith, Adam Powell, Karen Roper, Daniel Stevens, Andrew Lawson, Elizabeth Mercer, Jose Herrera, Kristin Irvin, William Sorrells, Margaret Christmas, Courtney Waldrip, Marilyn To, Amber Veal, Callie Levitt, John Lantz, Courtney Wilson, Amanda Lathem, John Marshall, Lyndsay Smith, Katie Phillips, Beth Schmus, Cas Taylor, Katherine Filchak, Kala Leathers, Amanda Warren, Jennifer LeFevre, Sarah Baxter, Carrie Pirkle, Julianne Worley, Nansi Garnica, Ashley Holbrooks, Sarah Palmer, Amy Heaton, Elisabeth Overdorff, Lauren Paoletto, Mary Terrell, Emilee Garner, Ian Bennett, Barrett Staley, Justin Hall, Mary Pethel, D'Anna Cain, Tyler Smiley, Paran Fisch, Donald Smallwood, Jennifer Messer, Michelle Pope, Megan Bagwell, Steven Jett, Leslie Barclay, Mallory Lee, Mark Thomas, Katherine Hudgins, Sidney Eure, Mary Clark, Brittany Hallowes, Ethan Hopkins and Daniel Sarratt of Gainesville;
Daniel Staub of Chestnut Mountain; Wesley Satterfield, Daniel O'Neal, Talaina Miller, Hannah Rogers, Hannah Miller, Logan Allen and Amber Adamson of Lula; Courtney Cooper, Heather Ivester and Laura Dearth of Murrayville; Robert Howard of Gillsville; Sarah Johnson, Kristina Mimbs, Sterling Baldwin, Erin Ingram, Elizabeth Culver, Delana Thomas, Evan Lowell and Samantha Lingle of Flowery Branch; Tracey Autry, Lauryn Strickland and Natalie Duckett of Clermont; Jack Jackson of Oakwood;
Lauren Turner of Pendergrass; Alyssa Esco of Hoschton; Jada Yates, Katie Edwards and Ellie Hardigree of Jefferson;
Christa Hopkins, Courtney Rowe, Allison Harris, Chelsea Gibson, Frances Gilbert, Sarah Dean, Heather Dorough, Mary Lanier, Heather Chambers, Lisa Ertmer, Yubiana Worth, Kevin McMinoway, David Rode, Whitney Followell, Tyler Rusk, Neil Howerton, Courtney Hewatt, Britney Bearden, Mary McKeithan, Jordan Moss, Lacee Sheffield, Melanie Alm, Erin Davis, David Gay, Erin Burns, Kayla McCurley, Kristi Sanders, Sofia Bork, Layla Turner, Brittany Partin, Brittani Chester, Kelly Cottrell, Andrea Hershey, Lillie Steele, Malina Maldonado, Sara Brubaker, Jason Davis, Kathleen Snyder, Douglas Sherrill, Russell Transue, Bridget Marshall, Carla Davis, Holly Barras, Angela Covarrubias, Zachariah McConnell, Julie Reiher, Kalie Gerrells, Brittany Nicole Pruitt, Danielle Des Anges and Mark Littleton of Dahlonega;
Kristen Stubblefield, Brittany Van Beers, Patrick Kelley, Amber Sharkey and Dallas Jones of Blairsville;
Amanda Watkins of Sautee Nacoochee; Lydia Kinsella,William Turner,Jennifer Whitaker, Sophia Fain, Cathryn Washell, Ethan Lusk, Brittany Picou, Haley Fangmann, Elizabeth Harkins, Kayla Dixon and Courtney Jones of Cleveland.

Nina Barge of Cumming has graduated from Excelsior College in Albany, N.Y.

North Georgia Technical College Foundation has received $19,000 from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation for GED test fees. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation Adult Literacy Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations that provide direct service to adults in need of literacy assistance. When a student is ready to take the GED, the cost is $95 for the complete battery of tests while individual tests are $19 each.

Kelly Jackson of Gainesville has been named to the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon for the spring 2010 semester. To be eligible for this honor, students must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or better.

Matthew Kiel has been named to the dean's list for the spring quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology. Kiel is the son of Jeffrey and DiAnn Kid of Gainesville.

Brooke Harp of Buford graduated magna cum laude from Freed-Hardman University in Henderson, Tenn.

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