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Mahoney graduates from Bethel

Sarah Anne Mahoney of McMinnville recently graduated Cum Laude from the College of Liberal Arts with a bachelor of science from Bethel University. She was also named to the honor roll for the spring semester. 
To qualify for the honor roll, a traditional student must have completed 12 or more academic hours simultaneously with a 3.7 GPA or above, with no grade below a C.
 Headquartered in McKenzie, Bethel University has Tennessee satellite campuses in Memphis, Jackson, Clarksville, Nashville and Chattanooga and is affiliated with Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees both face-to-face and online.

Jones graduates
from academy

Annie Jones, the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James A. Pack, great grand daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. O.C. Campbell, and daughter of Miss Jamie Lynne Pack of the Bethany community graduated on June 2, 2012  from Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Va. 
The 120-year-old academy graduated 83 senior cadets from 13 states and six foreign countries following three days of graduation activities including class night, senior luncheon, military parade and ceremonies. 
Secretary of the United States Air Force Michael B. Donley gave the commencement address. 
Major General Henry M. Hobgood, USAF (Ret.)  presented each cadet with their diploma.  Annie lives with her aunt and uncle Mr. & Mrs. David L. Blisk. She will be attending Ferrum College in Ferrum, Va., this fall. The 83 graduating cadets received Merit Scholarships totaling $3.6 million.
Randolph-Macon Academy was founded in 1892 and its Charter has remained the same: “To conduct, maintain and operate a preparatory school for the inculcation of right ideas of character, service and conduct under positive religious influence.” 
With this in mind, the academy sets its sights on preparing students for the new challenges that lie ahead in the 21st century.

Spivey picks
Samford

Hamilton Spivey has chosen to attend Samford University in Birmingham where he was one of 40 entering freshman out of 330 applicants selected for the University Fellows program, which will include a study abroad to Italy his sophomore year. Spivey was awarded an academic scholarship at Samford and plans to major in economics with the potential goal of earning a PhD and becoming a professor.
Spivey was offered scholarships totaling $398,776 from six different colleges, including the University of Alabama, UT-Knoxville, and Belmont.