Genna Jernigan

Genna Jernigan graduated in May, summa cum laude, from Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in early childhood education.

She is a graduate of Colquitt County High School and an honor graduate from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

She is the daughter of Gordon and Dot Sumner and Henry and Ray Jean Jernigan.

She will continue living in Athens, Ga., while pursuing her master’s degree in education.

Mikelyn Bennett

Mikelyn Bennett of Norman Park was recently named to the dean’s list at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College for the spring semester 2011.

She is pursuing a degree in nursing. She is the daughter of Mike and Lauri Jo Bennett of Norman Park.

Capt. Samuel S. Smith

Capt. Samuel S. Smith of the Doerun Police Department completed a RADAR Operator Instructor course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga.

This course is designed to prepare the officer to instruct the effectiveness of speed enforcement through the proper and efficient use of police traffic RADAR speed measurement instruments. Training and proactive enforcement will enable law enforcement to have an impact on reducing these incidents.

Justin Lee Manley

Justin Lee Manley graduated as a corporal in the United States Marine Corps, in September, at Parris Island, S.C.

He was a Parris Island from June of 2010 to September of 2010. He is now stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

He is the son of Betty and Lee Eason of Moultrie and the grandson of Earnest and June Manley of Moultrie and the late Sharon Loveday.

His brother is Christopher Alonzo of Lubbock, Texas, and his sister is Lindsay Ball of Moultrie.

He is a 2010 graduate of Colquitt County High School.

Ofc. Raul Leal

Ofc. Raul Leal of the Moultrie Police Department completed a course in Advanced Traffic Law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga.

This course is required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council for advanced certification.

The course provides public safety officers an overview of the laws in the Georgia Traffic Code that pertain to moving vehicle violations and includes updates on rules of the road.

Maggie Holman

Maggie Holman, a sophomore at Berry College in Rome, Ga., was named to the spring 2011 dean’s list.

The dean’s list honor students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

Berry College is an independent, coeducational college recognized nationally.


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