Atlanta native and 2015 Hapeville Charter Career Academy graduate Seaman Shawn Bernard Jr. is serving in the U.S. Navy forward-deployed aboard USS Blue Ridge. He is a boatswain’s mate aboard the ship operating out of Yokosuka, Japan. The ship routinely deploys to protect alliances, enhance partnerships, and be ready to respond if a natural disaster occurs in the region.

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Lillie Schmidt of Loganvillle received a Master of Education degree from Ashland University.

Samantha Ortiz of Alpharetta received a Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

The Center for Civil and Human Rights curated a student social justice art showcase to recognize and celebrate the work of Atlanta’s youth artists. The CCHR received more than 100 student art submissions from schools throughout metro Atlanta. Eight Woodward students were selected to exhibit their artwork in the Awoken student art showcase in May:

Jessica Hatfield - Photography, “Painted Faces”

Carly Warren - Photography, “I Am Not a Slave”

Erin Kim - Photography, “Speaking Out”

Malik Poindexter - Photography, “Realism”

McKibben Collins - Photography, “I Am Human”

Alanna Pearson - Mixed Media, “Finding Common Ground”

Anna Lee - Mixed Media, “Old Sparky”

Cece Ng - Mixed Media, “Momentum”

Recent graduates of Coastal Carolina University include: Willard Baker from Suwanee, Omar Black and Thomas Funk from Marietta, Kennedi Brunstad from Grayson, Hannah Garmon from Cumming, Leah Hardeman from Clarkston, Robert Harlfinger from Brooks, Jasmine Smith from Moreland and Jamal Yeldell from Atlanta.

Recent graduates of The Citadel: Stephen Cleary of McDonough and Grant Miller of Roswell.

The following Bob Jones University students were named to the President’s List for high academic achievement during the Spring 2018 semester: Rachel Anderson, Rebekah Anderson and Lauren Blattel from Grayson, Sarah Carpenter from Suwanee, Daniel Hudson and Jennifer Hudson from Lilburn, Kenneth Burkholder from Loganville, Kelly Holcomb and William Parker from Marietta, Lauren Foushee from Roswell, Carrie Tewes from Snellville, Timothy Ellinas from Douglasville, Bethany Nething from Locust Grove and Samuel Henry from McDonough.

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