Shorter University

A number of local students were recognized at Shorter University’s Awards Day.

The following seniors who excelled in their major areas received awards of distinction:

♦ Kaden Cochran of Adairsville, Accounting Award

♦ Darby Ambrose of Rising Fawn, Computer Information Systems Award

♦ Sydney Poston of Rising Fawn, Elementary Education Award

♦ Eric Knutsen of Lindale, Special Education Award

♦ Austin Powers of Rome, Nursing Award

♦ Morgan Maxwell of Kingston, Biochemistry Award

♦ Christopher Black of Rome, Chemistry Award

♦ Nicole Murphy of Cartersville, Ecology and Field Biology Award

♦ Michael Thomas Bryan of Rome, Mathematics Award

♦ Wesley Luke Smith of Kingston, Criminal Justice Award

♦ Destiny Killian of Aragon, English Award

♦ Danielle Griesemer of Rome, History Award

♦ Megan Van Meter of Rome, Human Services Award

♦ Coleton Barnes of Rome, Interdisciplinary Studies Award

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