Albert Xiong, Luka Marinkovic, Ethan Mann, Caroline Stanek, Jeffrey Hooks, Corinn Gist-Stevenson and Kara Wise.
Kirk Wilsont, Deanna Maust, Kamini Anand, Brigid Yeager, Jacquie Tracy, Rae Prall and Ron Cioffi were recently appointed members of Johns Creek’s new Arts & Culture Board.
Brendan E. Bender, a senior at Woodward Academy and a member of Boy Scout Troop 631 in the South Fulton County District, recently earned his Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement rank in Boy Scouting.
Navy Seaman Sean Ladmirault, a 2004 graduate of Collins High School in Suwanee, recently graduated from U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL.
WenZhan Song, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create a real-time seismic imaging system using ambient noise.
Anne Grosse of Atlanta has been named to the Dean’s List at Carleton College in Northfield, Minn.
Four alumni athletes from Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School were recently inducted into the Wall of Fame. Head of School Paul Barton; Greg Hubbard, golf (2001); Sean Aiken, baseball (2008); Davis Lukens, lacrosse (2008); Erin Johnson, tennis (2000), and director of thletics Ruth Donahoo.
Osjha Jolly was recently named the local first place winner in The Art Institute of Atlanta’s Passion for Fashion Competition in the Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Retail Management category. Jolly, a high school senior, earned a $3,000 tuition scholarship to study in a fashion program at The Art Institute of Atlanta.
Rick Reynolds, CEO of AskForensics, has been nominated to the board of the National Fragile X Foundation.
Jordan Bradley of Atlanta, Kelsey Aylor of Lawrenceville, Gabriell “Gabi’ Champion of Marietta and Sara Hayes of Gainesville have been awarded Merit Scholarships at Wofford College.
Rilla Delorier, executive vice president of consumer channels at SunTrust Banks Inc., has been named one of American Banker’s 25 Women to Watch.
William Tanner, 15, of Duluth, recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling with the National Outdoor Leadership School in Lander, Wyoming.
Evan Stroud of Newnan was one of 1,513 students recently named to the Dean’s List at Biola University in La Mirada, Calif.
Navy Seaman Recruit Desmond J. Robinson, a 2010 graduate of Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. Robinson is a 2010 graduate of Miller Grove High School, Lithonia.
Zach Blend, residential life director of Goshen Valley Boys Ranch, a leading nonprofit family-model residential program serving youth in the state foster care system, recently was announced as one of “40 Under 40: Georgia’s Best & Brightest” by Georgia Trend magazine.
Army Sgt. First Class David Smith, a military science instructor at the University of North Georgia, competed in the U.S. Army Best Warrior Competition after winning Non-commissioned Officer of the Year competitions at both the brigade and division level.
Atlanta natives Silva Canaj, Cody Michael Bennett and Morgan Kathleen Luger recently received doctor of pharmacy degrees from Auburn University’s James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy.
Karen Nguyen of Suwanee has received her white coat at the Physician Assistant Program Class of 2015 at Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tenn.
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