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Academic Achievement
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Georgia College
Tori Cantrell from Covington has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from Georgia College & State University.

Piedmont College
Tawana Ay McDaniel, Rene Michelle Seals and Montrez Sheree Stephens, all of Covington, earned education specialist (Ed.S.) degrees from Piedmont College.
Wendy R. Shivers of Covington earned a bachelor of arts (B.A.) degree in early childhood education with high honors.

University of Georgia
Tara Bishop of Covington and Heather Steckenrider of Covington have been awarded the One UGA Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year. The award provides $1,500 per year in addition to the HOPE Scholarship to Georgia high school graduates. Out-of-state recipients can use a Regents Waiver that covers the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition. The scholarship can be renewed for an additional three years of undergraduate study.