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6 from Beaufort among SC Corps of Cadets Class of 2020

Six Beaufort area students were among the nearly 600 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets who accepted diplomas during The Citadel’s virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9.

In addition to graduating, about 30 percent of the class accepted commissions as U.S. military officers in all branches of service.

The ceremony included 590 cadets from 33 states, including 26 veterans and four active-duty students. Approximately 210 cadets are earning commissions in all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces to become new officers.

Local graduates include:

Thomas Henderson – Business Administration, BSBA

David Lentz – Chemistry, BS

Alec Melville – Sport Management, BS

Charles Kent – Political Science, BA

John Inglis – Criminal Justice, BA

Jakob Marsh – History, BA

8 from Beaufort in The Citadel Graduate College Class of 2020

Eight Beaufort area students were among the nearly 400 graduate and evening undergraduate students from The Citadel Graduate College (CGC) that accepted degrees during The Citadel’s virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9.

Included in the ceremony were 307 Master’s Degree students and 92 college transfer students (Undergraduate/evening or online).

Beaufort graduates include:

Nicole Marie Bossak – Educational Leadership School Administration MED

Arthur Bradley Brown – Sport Management MA

Ryan Michael Butler – Business Administration MBA

Mary Catherine Carmody – Business Administration MBA

Kimberly Islas – Educational Leadership School Administration MED

Marjorie Corley Isley – Educational Leadership School Administration MED

Victoria Shea Smith – International Politics and Military Affairs MA

Marvette Maria Washington – Educational Leadership School Administration MED

Aivaz named to Ole Miss Spring Honor Roll

Beaufort’s Madison Lynn Aivaz was recently named to the University of Mississippi’s Spring 2020 Honor Roll lists. Aivaz was named to the Chancellor’s Honor Roll, which is reserved for students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.00.

Beaufort pair honored at Tallahassee CC

Beaufort’s Joshua Alexander was named to Tallahassee Community College’s Spring 2020 President’s List, while Donovan Dwight, of Beaufort, was among the 1,300 students named to the Spring 2020 Dean’s List.

Funke named to Georgia College Dean’s List

Okatie’s Katherine Funke completed courses with exemplary marks and made the Dean’s List for the Spring 2020 semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville, Ga.

Georgia College, the state’s designated public liberal arts university, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education.

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