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Posted: January 10, 2017 5:00 p.m.

Newton students receive Piedmont academic honors


The following students from Newton County have been awarded academic honors for the recently completed fall semester at Piedmont College.

Students named as Dean’s Scholars finished the semester with a perfect 4.0 GPA. They include Jean Nelson, of Covington, and Amanda Blackwell, of Newborn.

Students named to the Dean’s List finished the semester with a GPA of 3.55 to 3.99. They include, from Covington: Samantha Autry, Aleea Bishop, Zackary Turner, Brecken Watts; and from Newborn: Lauren Cagle.

Piedmont College is an independent liberal arts college of more than 2,260 students, with campuses located in Demorest and Athens, Georgia. Founded in 1897, the college offers undergraduate degrees in more than 50 major areas, master’s degrees in education and business, and doctoral degrees in education.

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