Senior Spencer Fields has been named a Commended Student in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from Darlington and the National Merit Scholarship Corp. was presented to him during assembly. “The young men and women named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success." Spencer is the son of Drs. Katy and Jason Fields of Kingston, Ga. About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships, Commended Students placed among the top 5% of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2013 PSAT/NMSQT.
Fifteen new faculty from varying educational experiences and backgrounds joined Georgia Highlands College this semester.
Donna Daugherty, a well-respected member of Georgia Highlands College, retired Sept.1. She will be remembered fondly for her remarkable career, meaningful contributions and dedicated leadership. Her service, which remained steady through many leadership transitions, was greatly appreciated and will be missed.
Lyndsay Bass Claroni, D.O., has joined Floyd Primary Care Network. She is seeing patients at Floyd Primary Care and Center for Diabetes located at 48 Hills Creek Rd., Taylorsville, GA.
Rome, Ga. — Fourteen new faculty members have joined the Shorter University campus for the 2014-15 academic year.
Greta Dowling Flaherty, D.O., a physician with the Floyd Primary Care network for the last year, is now seeing patients at 1501 Shorter Ave., Rome, formerly Dr. Keith Parmer’s office.
Georgia Highlands’ greatest asset is its faculty and staff. At the recent annual in-service meeting, several employees were recognized for their contributions during the 2013-2014 academic year.
Citizens First Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, recently announced its 2014 Jack Parker Scholarship recipients. Among the recipients were Christopher ‘Chris’ Hill and Wilson ‘Wil’ Taylor. This year, 94 scholarships totaling $114,000 were awarded to children of Synovus team members. Scholarship funds are generated each year through team member donations and internal fundraising activities.
Clay McCollum, PT, DPT, SCS, a physical therapist with Floyd Physical Therapy & Rehab, has earned a Sports Certified Specialist designation, PT, DPT, SCS, a physical therapist with Floyd Physical Therapy & Rehab, has earned a Sports Certified Specialist designation. McCollum is one of 28 specialists in Georgia, and his new certification recognizes him as an expert in the field of sports medicine.
Thomas D. Richardson, a partner with Brinson, Askew, Berry, Seigler, Richardson & Davis, LLP, has accepted an invitation to become a Master of the Bench in the inaugural class of the W. Homer Drake, Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy American Inn of Court.
Harbin Clinic, the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty healthcare group in Georgia, today announced that longtime surgeon Dr. Paul Brock has been named “Faculty Member of the Year” for his exceptional work with students at the Medical College of Georgia’s clinical campus in northwest Georgia.
ATLANTA – August 4, 2014 – Alexandra Collins, daughter of Georgia Power employee Eric Collins at the company’s Plant Hammond in Rome, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship. Collins attends Mercer University where she majors in biology/pre-med.
ROME, GA. — The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) announced today that Kendra Christie Falcitelli of Rome has joined the organization as customer service specialist for the Last Stop Gift Shop & Rome-Floyd Visitor Center.
Graceful Beam, instructor of Business Management, was the Georgia Northwestern Technical College representative for the first annual Georgia Master Teacher Experience; an intensive week of focus on instructional innovations, motivational techniques, situational problem-solving, contextual learning, and information exchange.
Justin A. Mitchell has been named registrar at Shorter University. As registrar Mitchell is responsible for maintaining student records and serving as an academic liaison between faculty and staff. He will also manage student and class scheduling and degree audits, evaluate transfer credit, determine athletic eligibility and prepare the university’s annual catalog.
Susan Lee, M.D., has joined the Floyd Primary Care Network. She is seeing patients at Floyd Primary Care located at 1650 Chattahoochee Dr., Rockmart, GA 30153.
Dr. David W. Carlton of the Rome office of Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Clinic — the largest allergy practice in Georgia — was included in the prestigious Top Doctor online listing by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. — an established healthcare research company based in New York City.
ROME, GA, July 7, 2014 – Regions Bank has announced that Renee Killian, Mortgage Lender, and Chanterelle Damer, West Rome Branch Manager, are recipients of the prestigious “Chairman’s Club” award for their previous year’s performance in mortgage and consumer services, respectively.
Floyd’s Family Medicine Residency program has named Dr. Jacquelyn Cheatham-Terry and Dr. Patrick J. Lynn as Chief Residents for the new academic year that began July 1.
Eight physicians have graduated from Floyd’s Family Medicine Residency Program. The graduates are Timothy A. Clark, M.D., Lyndsay B. Claroni, D.O., Amanda K. Cummins, D.O., Christopher K. Knitig, D.O., Erin H. Meeks, M.D., Amanda F. Reeves, D.O., Dominic V. Sanniti, D.O. and Jessica B. Stepp, D.O.
A group of technical college executives from throughout Georgia have been honored as graduates of the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Executive Leadership Academy.