Dixie Huthmaker, owner of Huthmaker Violins in Duluth, has been awarded a $3,000 scholarship to the Wizard Academy, a business and communications school. Huthmaker received one of just three Wizard Academy scholarships nationwide.

Lawrenceville-base Scientific-Atlanta's MCP-100 DVR with DVD recorder/player has received the Consumer Electronics Association's "Best of Innovations" award for Video Components in the CES Innovations 2006 Awards competition.

Sivica Hospitality has named Matt Crall, general manager of the SpringHill Suites - Mall of Georgia - the company's General Manager of the Quarter for the second time during the year.

MorningWood Homes Inc., owned by Jeff Pogue, is building the 127 homes in Monticello At The Heritage, the second phase of The Heritage community in historic Jefferson. MorningWood Homes Inc. is owned by Jeff Pogue.

Prudential Georgia Realty President and CEO Dan Forsman was recently presented the Captain of Industry Award by the Atlanta Board of Realtors. The award ia given for outstanding service to the organization for at least 10 years.