Alice Towe, a horticulture student at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Floyd County campus, is one of four GNTC students from across the region selected as the college’s semifinalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.
Georgia Highlands College has announced the Floyd County students named to the 2014 fall President’s List and Dean’s List.
Derek Neil Combs, a Campbellsville University freshman from Rome, is among those earning a spot on the Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester, according to Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs.
The following Furman University students from Rome are included on the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester:
The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announced its annual employee awards for 2014 and made several promotions.
The Americanism Committee of the Exchange Club of Rome is beginning its annual Proudly We Hail Award competition that is open to businesses, government agencies, residents, and schools throughout Rome and Floyd County. The award is given to nominated and selected persons or agencies that properly display the American flag on a continuing basis. It is important that if the flag is flown, it should be in good repair and suitable for display. If the flag is flown during the hours of darkness then it must be properly illuminated. There are several good examples in our community and those citizens hopefully will participate.
J. Paul Ferguson, M.D., retired President and CEO of Harbin Clinic, recently received the E. Dale Threadgill Community Service Award from Leadership Georgia.
Cassie Smith, formerly of Rome, received a bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Georgia during the 2014 Fall Commencement ceremony.
Floyd County Police Cpl. David “Rusty” Williams has been promoted to sergeant effective Sunday.
Twenty-seven Darlington School alumni representing five states and seven cities in Georgia will participate in the school’s fourth annual Leadership Darlington program in March.
Georgia Farm Bureau will award a total of $14,250 in scholarships to 10 high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree in agriculture, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Leigh Rush, Floyd County Farm Bureau president, announced.
Donald G. Lovell of Rome was recently awarded the Master of Public Administration degree from Columbus State University in Columbus. Lovell is also an inductee of the Pi Alpha Alpha and Phi Theta Kappa honor societies.
The following students made the Dean’s List for the 2014 fall semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville:
Caroline Clements of Rome, earned a bachelor of business administration degree during the fall 2014 commencement ceremony at Georgia College.
Three Floyd County Schools graduates, Robbie Vincent, Linda Franklin and Kerry Martin, recently received their doctorate degrees from Lincoln Memorial University.
An $8,300 grant provided through The Home Depot helped make some improvements at American Legion Post 506 on Peachtree Street in Rome. Team Depot also provided eight volunteers to help paint the interior of the building.
The following students from Rome made the 2014 fall President’s List at Georgia College in Milledgeville:
The following students have been named to Berry College’s fall 2014 Dean’s List, according to Provost Kathy Richardson. The dean’s list honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.
Washburn University announced that Virginia Lauren Daugherty of Rome was named to the Fall 2014 Dean’s Honor Roll.
Main High School Class of 1966 met at Adairsville Inn Restaurant in Adairsville recently to celebrate 48 years since graduating from high school.
Destination Graduation does not always end with high school graduation or even college graduation with a bachelors degree. Robbie Vincent, Linda Franklin, and Kerry Martin recently graduated with their doctorate degrees from Lincoln Memorial University.