Members of the Riverwood International Charter School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter competed at the State Leadership Conference and emerged with three students qualifying for this summer’s National competition: juniors Chandler McCleskey and Luca Maddaleni and sophomore Piero Maddaleni. They will travel to San Antonio for the 2019 FBLA National Leadership Conference. Chandler McCleskey placed 2nd in both Impromptu Speaking and Organizational Leadership; Luca Maddaleni placed 2nd in both Cyber Security and Network Design; Piero Maddaleni placed 4th in Networking Concepts and 6th in Introduction to Digital Technology. As a special note, this marks the third year for both Luca Maddaleni and Chandler McCleskey to qualify for the national conference.

Bragbook for June 21

Marshecia Tashee’ Watson of Atlanta, Jason Michael Muhlenkamp of Blakely, Stasha Laquitta Fowler of Fort Stewart, Tyneisha L. Taylor of Hampton, Jaleel Parris of Lovejoy, Latoya Lethridge-Davis of Snellville, Kelly Ann Hooper of Stone Mountain and Shanita Ann McCall of Valdosta graduated from Brescia University in May.

Local members of The Citadel Class of 2019 who accepted Army commissions include Richard DeKold of Johns Creek and Avery Grizzle of Lawrenceville. They participated in the commissioning ceremony held on Friday, May 3.

Tai Lum of Johns Creek and Marcus Milhouse of Buford are among The Citadel Class of 2019 who accepted Air Force commissions.

Thomas Simrill of Acworth is one of the members of The Citadel Class of 2019 who took the commissioning oath for the Navy.

Faraiba Faqeerzada of Stone Mountain was one of the 2019 graduates from New York Institute of Technology’s physician assistant studies program who were welcomed into the profession with a white coat ceremony.

Patrick R. Bass of Loganville received a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering from Clarkson University in May.

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