Holland Taylor, Tiffany Garner, Lindsey Lewis, Holly Moua, Bethany Weiler, Laura Wright, Erin Paulukaitis, Megan Peterson and Rachel Jones all received the Young Womanhood Recognition Award at a special program at Lilburn Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The following students recently graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in the spring: Kelly Marie Amon of Grayson, Jessica Irene Dyer of Lawrenceville, and Jamie Alyse Kersh of Norcross.

The following students were named to the dean's list at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for maintaining a grade- point average of 3.5 or higher during for the spring semester: Caroline Melinda Ferree of Lawrenceville, Jessica Irene Dyer of Lawrenceville and Jennifer Nicole Cegalis of Duluth.

The following students were qualified for the lean's list at Berry College in Mount Berry for maintaining a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the spring semester: Taylor Prevost Clark of Lilburn and Keely Nicole Passman of Lilburn.

The following students recently graduated from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, N.C. in the spring: Raymond Calvin Olive of Buford, Brittany Nicole Davis of Hoschton, Valerie Joanne Edwards of Lawrenceville, Christina Ann Smith of Lawrenceville, and Tao Xiong of Snellville.

On Aug. 16, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy in Auburn, Ala. held a White Coat ceremony to induct over 150 students, including Johanna Nicole Underwood of Lawrenceville, into the Doctor of Pharmacy program.