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Meredith O'Neal Bates of Gainesville has recently been recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the University of Georgia.

Emily Scales of Baldwin has recently graduated from Maryville College in Maryville, Tenn. Scales is a 2004 graduate of Banks County High School and is the daughter of Frances Scales of Baldwin.

Jonathan B. Shubert, 11, of Flowery Branch attended the Junior Congressional Youth Leadership Council during the summer in Washington, D.C.