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Education notebook - 05/08/2011

Holly King and Latrice Lewis of Albany have received $1,000 college scholarships in the Chick-fil-A national leadership Scholarship program. Operator Lovett Young at the company's Albany Mall restaurant presented the scholarships. Lewis is attending Albany State University and studying business management. King is attending Darton College and studying nursing.

Julianna Ruth Smith, daughter of Pastor and Mrs. Keith Lee Smith of Sylvester, has been named to the Dean's List at Pensacola Christian College for earning a B average or higher.

Jennifer Willingham has been selected to receive the Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Inc. scholarship at Valdosta State University. A 2008 graduate of Westwood School in Camilla, Willingham is pursuing a master of education degree in communication sciences and disorders. She is the daughter of David and Angie Willingham of Camilla.

Lauren Fenner of Albany has received honor cords from Berry College's chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, an honor society, for students studying Spanish. Fenner, a graduating senior, is a Spanish and economics double major.

John Carey Vereen Jr. of Camilla has received a $2,000 scholarship from Southwest Georgia Farm Credit. Vereen is a senior at Westwood School in Camilla and plans to attend the University of Georgia to pursue a degree in environmental economics and management in the College of Agriculture. Also receiving $2,000 scholarships this year were Kayla Allison Clark and Hunter Aubrey Turner of Cairo High School and Chelsea Kornse of Bainbridge High School.

Yetay Anderson of Albany has accepted membership in the Golden Key International Honor society and was honored during a recent new member recognition event at Albany State University. Golden Key provides academic recognition to top performing college and university students, as well as scholarships and awards, job and internship offerings, networking, service and leadership development opportunities.