Education Notebook for June 10, 2012



Mary Keaton of Albany has received her master of business administration in healthcare management degree from American Intercontinental University. The commencement exercise was held recently in Atlanta at Atlanta Civic Center. Keaton previously received her bachelor of science in nursing from Albany State University.

Laura Elizabeth Martin of Albany made the Dean’s List, Spring Semester, at Georgia College and State University. She is the daughter of Sky and Pam Martin.

The Trustees of The Harold & Sara Wetherbee Foundation announces the awarding of 20 scholarships for 2012.

These scholarships are awarded each year to graduating seniors from the five public high schools in Dougherty and Lee counties.

Officials with the foundation commend these students for their outstanding high school careers and wish them success in their future academic pursuits. The class of 2012 recipients are Rebecca Jo Baltenberger, Chelsea Elise Basley, Khadeshia Baskin, Kimika Clyde, Chelsea Cox, Chelsea Fitzhugh, Katherine Gilyard, Betty L. Johnson, Kashon Jones, Jacob Kennedy, Ana-Alicia Menefee, Brittney Myers, Natalie Shiver, Kayla L. Stubbs, Alesha Thomas, Kenneth A. Towns, Danielle Turner, Charles Van Brackle, Jimmika Wilson and Brittany White.

The Albany Technical College Foundation was presented with a $3,000 scholarship donation check Monday by AT&T District Director Courtney Brinson.

“We are pleased to provide the scholarship donation again this year to Albany Tech and know it is needed now more than ever,” Brinson said.

AT&T presented Albany Tech Foundation with a scholarship donation of $3,000 just last November. The college has received almost $70,000 from AT&T in the past five years. The money goes toward the college’s general scholarship fund to help students in need.

Abby Blankenship of Albany recently graduated with honors from Columbus State University’s College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Arts.