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July 28, 2013

Class acts

• Several locals were on the faculty honors list for spring 2013 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. From Dalton were Marteki Codjoe, Mclean Davies, Audrey Meinders and Allyson Rogers. To be on the list, students had to maintain a 4.0 grade point average during a semester.

• Several locals were also on the dean’s honors list for spring 2013 at Georgia Tech. From Dalton were Joseph Brooks, Ben Callaway, Murphy Dixon, Jordan Greene, Lindsey Harris, Kaitlin Hoyt, Parker Plunkett, Paxton Plunkett, Michael Roan, Sagar Soni, Joshua Stirnemann and Henson Toland. From Chatsworth was Stephanie Douthitt. To be on the list, students had to maintain a 3.0 grade point average during a semester.

• Max Brown of Rocky Face was inducted into the Cum Laude Society at the McCallie School in Chattanooga. Students are elected based on exceptional academic achievement. Max is the son of Eric and Kim Brown.

• Several locals were named to the spring 2013 dean’s list at the University of North Carolina. From Dalton were McKenzie Leigh Carlisi, Kyle Ray Martin, Zyra Shea Miller and Laura Mae Pierce. From Rocky Face were Evan B. Bates, Emily Anne Knox, Laura Anne Knox and Kristin Leanne Trammell. From Tunnel Hill was Charity Kathleen Watkins. To be on the list, students had to maintain a 3.5 grade point average with no grade below a B, while taking at least 12 credit hours during a semester.

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