Amy Oraefo of Atlanta has been named as counsel in Taylor English Duma LLP’s Entertainment, Sports and Media Practice.
Bradley Earnest of Decatur has earned Academic All-Mid-American-Conference recognition for excellence in athletics and academics.
Michael Lugo of Marietta served as the 2016 State Director of the National Silver Gloves for the state of Georgia.
Nadia Abdulridha, Celine Al-Noubani, Joey Fleming, Katherine Hernandez, Adam Mualem, Max Seidel, Michelle Stanek and Sofie Stroeva of Riverwood International Charter School advanced to the Fulton County Regional Science Fair after placing first at the Riverwood Science Fair.
Ahmed Reshit of Atlanta, Sara Yeh of Johns Creek and Alexander Blanco-Pence of Lawrenceville were part of a Georgia State University team that placed in the top five in the Atlanta Startup Battle.
Megan Jentz of Alpharetta and Katherine Wilson of Atlanta were part of the Georgia State University team that won the Mercedes-Benz eMobility Case Competition.
Glianny Fagundo of Atlanta has been appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to the State Personnel Board for a five-year term.
Imani Tyre Cross of Gainesville, Regan Danielle Jones of Marietta and Kyle Cassius Hall of Woodstock graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Rodney Mitchell of Cartersville, Kyle Fleetwood of Lawrenceville and Christiana Papanastasiou of Marietta graduated from Coastal Carolina University.
Caleb Andrew Queen of Canton graduated from Campbellsville University.
Kristopher Peterson of Cumming, Samuel Hurst of Dacula and Jose Jacob Nallapu of Marietta graduated from the University of the Cumberlands.
Rebecca Margaret Wilson of Alpharetta, Rebekah Kathryn Miller of Roswell and Marisa Laurel Askew of Snellville graduated from Samford University.
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