DeMarcus Pegues of Lawrenceville is participating in the American Psychological Association's Advanced Statistical Training in Psychology program. He is one of 17 out of more than 120 applicants selected from colleges in the U.S. and Canada. Pegues is a senior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Mariana Blanusa Tuten of Lawrenceville earned an associate's degree in nursing from Excelsior College.

Kirk Joshua Deadrick of Duluth made the dean's list at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Ky. To be named to the dean's list, a student must earn a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.99 and take at least 12 course hours.

Jessica Mingledorff, Elissa C. Charron and Edith Oladokun of Lawrenceville and Corey Gleason of Loganville were awarded $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarships.

Rose Dormio of Dacula and Nicole L. Williamson of Monroe graduated from South University in this spring.

Leslie Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Robert Smith of Duluth, graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall on June 8.

Megan Elizabeth Mitchler of Lawrenceville, John William Nelson of Norcross and Melinda Rachel Berganske of Dacula made the dean's list at Samford University's School of Law in Birmingham, Ala. To qualify for dean's list, a law student must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade-point average and attempted at least 10 credit hours.

Katie Weakley, daughter of Bob and Penny Weakley of Duluth, received a full scholarship and research grant to pursue her Ph.D. in child psychology at the University of California in Riverside, Calif.

Scott Palma of Grayson made the dean's list at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. To make the dean's list, a student must achieve a 3.6 grade-point average.