Locals graduate from Piedmont College

The following locals have graduated from Piedmont College: from Conyers — Nefretiri Hicks, Master of Arts in early childhood education; Brittany N. Sikes, Bachelor of Science in nursing; Lynne Marie Sparks, education specialist; and Legena Carpenter Williams, education specialist; from Covington — Danielle Boyum, education specialist and Craig Hargrove, education specialist; from Oxford — Kathie Landress, education specialist degree, and Gary Thompson, Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with honors.

Locals graduate from Valdosta

The following local students have graduated from Valdosta State University.

Students from Conyers include: Takira Borden, Bachelor of Arts in art; Jacquelyn Nelson, Bachelor of Science in athletic training; Lindsay McMullen, Bachelor of Science in chemistry; Sarah Kirkpatrick, Bachelor of Science in education in communication disorders; Christopher Wade-Hale, Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice; Cieria Swain, Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice; Haydee Daniel, education specialist in curriculum and instruction; Kaysee Forte, Bachelor of Science in education in early childhood education; Whitney Collier, Bachelor of Science in office administration and technology; Gwendolyn Stong, education specialist in school counseling; and Kim Dang, master of social work.

Students from Covington include: Kati Spohn, Bachelor of Science in education in communication disorders; Rartajah Davis, education specialist in curriculum and instruction; Roseanna Johnson-Scurlock, education specialist in curriculum and instruction; Tammisha Butler, education specialist in curriculum and instruction; Kelly Azar, Bachelor of Science in education in early childhood education; Ebone Dennis, bachelor of fine arts in mass media; and Breisha Dupree, master of social work.

Students from Social Circle include: Michelle Bailey, education specialist in school counseling, and Brittney Reaves, bachelor of fine arts degree in speech communication.