Sharon Lilly of Acworth was a recipient of this year’s International Society of Arboriculture’s Award of Merit for her service in advancing the principles, ideas and practices of arboriculture.
Paula Peace of Atlanta received the Governor’s Award for the Arts & Humanities.
Marcus Dumas of Lithonia graduated from Thomas Edison State University.
Danise Fields of Woodward Academy participated in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day 60 mile breast cancer walk in October, raising more than $24,000.
Madeline Hall of Clark Creek Elementary School won a 2016 Georgia Education Technology Innovation grant from the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium.
Cicely Anderson of Atlanta was awarded a $1,000 academic scholarship from the Georgia Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS.
David Adler, Aaron Bohan, John Dudley and Madison Stewart of Georgia Southern University Army ROTC Eagle Battalion program earned first place in the Task Force Georgia Ranger Challenge competition in Fort Gordon.
Wendy Gutman of Murdock Elementary was named Phenomenal Teacher of the Week Nov. 4.
Dr. Charles Garner of Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology was named a recipient of the 2016 Yale Educator Award for supporting and inspiring his students to perform at high levels and to achieve excellence.
Harper Wolf of Woodward Academy received Honorable Mention in the Simple Pleasures Photography Exhibition for her photo, Rebellious Dancer.
Allan Tanenbaum of Atlanta has been elected as president and chair of the board of directors for the American Bar Association Retirement Funds.
Dr. Chris Adkins of Atlanta was named Dentist of the Year by the Georgia Dental Association Northern District Dental Society.
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