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Education Notebook: Miss ASU 2013-14 crowned

Albany State University’s new 2013-14 queen and her court are, from left, Brandon Nelson, India Martin, Miss ASU  Antoinette Skipper, Carmen Nicholson and Demitri Nader.

Albany State University’s new 2013-14 queen and her court are, from left, Brandon Nelson, India Martin, Miss ASU Antoinette Skipper, Carmen Nicholson and Demitri Nader.

Antoinette Skipper is selected to be 2013-14 Miss Albany State University

ALBANY, Ga. — Antoinette Skipper, a senior majoring in biology from Jonesboro, has been crowned Miss Albany State University 2013-14.

First attendant to Miss ASU is India Martin, a junior, speech and theater major from Atlanta, and Carmen Nicholson, a senior, psychology major, with an early childhood education minor from Byron, is the second attendant to Miss ASU.

Demitri Nader, a junior, speech and theater major from Stone Mountain, is Mr. Royal Gentleman and Brandon Nelson, a junior, health, physical education and recreation major from Hephzibah, is the First Royal Gentleman

Results of the Student Government Association elections were also announced. DeJané Thompson is the SGA president-elect and Amber Lamar will serve as vice president. Thompson is a sophomore mass communication major from Loganville, and Lamar is a sophomore, nursing major from Macon.

Merry Acres Middle students to showcase inquiry-based projects today at ASU

ALBANY, Ga. — Young scientists from Merry Acres Middle School will showcase Inquiry-Based Projects today from 4 to 6 p.m. at Albany State University’s Orene Hall to inform and educate the public about the ASU Summer of Innovation Projects.

The event is the culminating activity for the academic year portion of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiative promoted by Ufot Inyang while principal at the school. The event is open to the public.

AdvancED/SACS grants full accreditation to the Dougherty County School System

ALBANY, Ga. — The Dougherty County School System received good news this week when the district learns it had been granted full accreditation by AdvancED/SACS.

“The achievement of reaffirmation of our quality accreditation by AdvancED/SACS reflects the work of our people throughout the system.” said Vinson Davis, principal and member of the district accreditation leadership team. “It also speaks to our community stakeholders who participated in the self-study. This process centers on continuous improvement and we will work to make the next accreditation cycle even better than this one. The feedback from the external review team gives good direction for our future.”

A review team of education leaders from five states visited Albany last September for the purpose of reviewing the DCSS’s work to meet educational standards to retain accreditation with AdvancED/SACS.

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GeeGee 1 year, 6 months ago

Have not seen any Miss ASU of the white race.

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