Doua Z. Yong-Yi of Lawrenceville received a degree in library science from Clarion University.

Jerrod C. Grace of Lilburn was named to the fall semester Dean's List at the University of Tennessee at Martin.

James Webb McGehee of Duluth was recently named to the LaGrange College fall semester dean's list.

Timothy Francis Quirk of Snellville was recently named to the LaGrange College fall semester dean's list.

Christopher Scott Hains of Duluth and Amanda Nicole Hyde of Lilburn were named to the honor roll at the University of Oklahoma at Norman for the fall 2009 semester.

The following students earned degrees from Piedmont College at December commencement ceremonies:

From Buford: Frances Camille Bagley, Courtney Suzanne Couch, William Rogers McCafferty and Stacey K. Sontag.

From Dacula: Ellen Deale Bullard-Fitch.

From Duluth: Therese Gillespie Ford and Tzenka Borissova Ivanova.

From Grayson: Iyshaa Sharima Robertson.

From Lawrenceville: Rishad Hooda, Adam Norton, Alyssa Sciavicco, Betsey Floydette Buettner, Mary Jan Coyne, Pamela Powell Frazier, Thanh Huynh, Heather Parkerson, Kathryn Blair Pendergrass and Donna Elder Stimpson.

From Lilburn: Melissa Hoffman, Nancy Wilbur Pallansch and Peter Augustin Rozboril.

From Snellville: Traci Lynn Head, Allison Tanaissa Risher, Mary Ann Russell and Amanda Leigh Millsap.

From Suwanee: Kimberly Hartz and Elizabeth Diane Nielson.

The following local students were named to the Dean's List for the fall 2009 semester at North Greenville University:

Zachary Kaine Brownfield, Natalie Anne Roush, Katherine Elaine Shaw, and Mitchell Luke Yaksh, all of Lilburn, Rebecca A. Charbonneau of Snellville.

Katherine McClellan was inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Rho Mu chapter of Gainesville State College. She is an accounting major and the daughter of David and Teresa McClellan.

Rachel Galloway of Snellville was named to the fall 2009 Dean's List at Belmont University, where she is majoring in music business. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Galloway and a 2009 graduate of Providence Christian Academy.

Kevin Thomas Corn was named to the honor roll at Washington and Lee University for the fall term. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Corn of Lawrenceville.

Ei Ye Mon of Snellville graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in biology from the University at Albany.

Gerald Jonas was named to the Dean's List at South Georgia College for the 2009 fall semester.

The following students were named to the North Georgia College & State University Dean's List:

From Auburn: Faith Marie Green

From Bethlehem: Kasey Lee Bailey and Mary Catherine Bricker

From Braselton: Deanna Echauri

From Buford: Lauren Elizabeth Quinn, Brittany Elizabeth Fouquette, Courtney Gwin McWhorter, Ashton Elaine Buchanan, Ashton Elizabeth Simpson, Holly Elizabeth Renner, Alexander Gregor Sweatt, Shawn Ryan Cooper, Jessica Lynn Head, Mindy Virginia Ketchem, Meredith Christina Cash, Amy Danielle Marsingill, Danielle Nicole Alexander, Lauren Elaine Martin, Beau Mitchell Martin, Kirklan Richard Moore, Staci Lynne Nix, Jasmine Michelle Griffith, Derek Eugene Parets and Laurie Yeatyng Brazzell

The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Gardner-Webb University:

From Lilburn: Evan J. Brusich, Collin C. Burchins, Elizabeth A. Charter

From Buford: Matthew S. Jones

The following students were named to the Honor Roll List for the fall semester at Gardner-Webb University:

Oluwadamilola A. Teniola of Stone Mountain.

Melissa S. Fishbein of Lawrenceville.

Monica A. Overmier of Suwanee.

Caitlin V. Santiago of Lilburn.

Carly Elizabeth Egan, a senior at Brookwood High School, has been awarded an 1854 Scholarship and an Athletic Scholarship at Wofford College. She is the daughter of Kevin and Lisa Egan of Lawrenceville.

Jennifer Masterson of Snellville received a master's degree in teaching from University of the Cumberlands Jan. 14. She is the wife of Scott Masterson.

Alex Brady of Duluth has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at the University of Vermont. Brady is a senior business administration major.

Jessica Garner of Norcross was named to the Provost's List for the fall semester at Troy University.

The following students were named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at Southeast Missouri State University:

Carmen E. Fowler of Buford and Kara Gibbons of Lawrenceville.

Christopher Staples of Suwanee recently received a degree in business from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Katherine Nicole Heusel of Lawrenceville has been named to the Honor Roll at Brevard College for the fall 2009 semester. Morgan Leigh Sykes of Lawrenceville has been named to the dean's list.

Chanya Sainvilus of Dacula has been named to the fall semester dean's list at Hofstra University.

Jessica A. Williams of Loganville has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at the University of Scranton. Williams is a senior studying criminal justice.

Mississippi College has named the following students to the list of academic scholars for the fall 2009 semester:

Emily L. Crawford of Braselton was named to the President's List.

Christopher Scott Routh of Lawrenceville was named to the dean's list.

Julia Pugh was named to the dean's list for the fall 2009 semester at Bryan College. She is the daughter of John and Cathy Pugh of Snellville.

The following students were named to the dean's list at Wofford College for the fall 2009 semester:

Adam Zorn Chelton of Lawrenceville, Andrew Harrison Digby of Grayson, Stephen Bryan Eddy of Berkeley Lake, Matthew Tyler Greene of Duluth, Lawrence Andrew Vess of Stone Mountain.