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2010 Prep Graduation

Graduation for the GMC Preparatory School Class of 2010 was held on Friday, May 28, 7:00 p.m., on Grant Parade. US Senator Johnny Isakson presented the commencement address. The COL Joseph F. Muldrow Salutatorian Award was presented to Matthew Holmes Harrison. Mr. Harrison is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark H. Harrison of Milledgeville, Ga. His awards and honors include: GMC Principal’s List for all seven years, National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, UGA Certificate of Merit, Presbyterian College Fellow, Order of the Arrow in Boy Scouts (Life Scout), Red Cross Certified Life Guard, First Team All-State Football (Class A Division), Baldwin County Football Player of the Year, All-County Baseball, GHSA State Qualifier in Swimming for four years, River of Life volunteer since sixth grade. He plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall. The Bettie Z. Farr Valedictorian Award was presented to John Austin Vance. Mr. Vance is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Vance of Milledgeville, Ga. His awards and honors include: Vice Chairperson of the GMC Honor Council, Magnolia State Bank Junior Board, Junior Beta Club (2006 President), National Honor Society (Vice President), Spanish Honor Society (President), Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, GMC Principal’s List for all seven years, UGA Certificate of Merit, Bausche & Lomb Honorary Science Award, Douglas MacArthur Award, Eagle Scout, Saber Company Award and Lance Armstrong Foundation volunteer. He plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall. To graduate from Georgia Military College Preparatory School with honors, a student must earn, during his or her four years of high school, a cumulative academic average of 90 or better during his or her four years of high school. Graduating with honors: Joel Bentley Jessica Collins Elizabeth Craig Kip Goss Shanterra Grable Rick Griffin Matt Harrison Lindee Lord Will Parker Colby Pennington Cyler Poole Macy Sikes Andrea Sowell Kalli Trepanier John Austin Vance Taey Wright. To graduate with distinction, a student must have earned an academic average of 85 or better, but less than 90, during his or her four years of high school. The following students graduated with distinction: Landon Castillo Adrienne Couey Lauryn Dennard Devin Dubay John Felt Porsche Freeman Kaylee Fuller Caitlin Gordy Sara Gray Ariel Hansel Whitney Hardie Alexis Hitchcock Brandon Hogg Tanisha Johnson Macy Knowles Katie Layfield Alex Levendis Drew Sanders Nathan Seagraves Stephanie Seiberg Caroline Smith Donovan Smith Kayla Tucker Adam Veatch Carolyn Vinson Quintin Weekly Christian Zajicek. Students who participated in the Joint Enrollment Program were recognized: Joel Bentley Jessica Collins Elizabeth Craig Lauryn Dennard John Felt Kip Goss Shanterra Grable Sara Gray Rick Griffin Ariel Hansel Whitney Hardie Matthew Harrison Brandon Hogg Tanisha Johnson Macy Knowles Alex Levendis Lindee Lord Will Parker Colby Pennington Cyler Poole Nathan Seagraves Macy Sikes Caroline Smith Andrea Sowell Kalli Trepanier John Austin Vance Carolyn Vinson Taey Wright Christian Zajicek. The GMC Prep School Class of 1953 endowed scholarship is awarded annually to one senior who has exhibited outstanding academic achievement, and to one member of the GMC prep school faculty who has demonstrated teaching excellence. CDR William “Bill” H. Curry, USN (Ret) presented the Class of 1953 Scholarship and a $500 scholarship to Cadet Captain John Austin Vance, and the Class of 1953 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and a $500 stipend to Major Brent Gebel. Taey Wright was the 2010 recipient of the W. J. Usery, Jr. Award for Excellence, which is a $500 cash award presented annually to the senior who exemplifies the ideals of the academic, military, and citizenship pursuits at Georgia Military College Prep School. Taey is the daughter of Ms. Cynthia Wright of Sandersville, Ga. She plans to attend Mercer University in the fall. Immediately after the presentation of diplomas, Ms. Merel Harrison, GMC Prep School Class of 1973, Junior College Class of 1974 and President of the Georgia Military College Alumni Association, welcomed the members of the graduating class into the Alumni Association. Congratulations to the 2010 graduates of Georgia Military College Preparatory School: Joel Clark Bentley Harry Shane Bloodworth Armando Landon Castillo Jessica Kristie Collins Adrienne Michelle Couey Elizabeth Ann Seton Craig Lauryn Chandler Dennard Devin Paul Dubay Alexis Roberta Durden John David Felt III Porsche Ma’Shea Freeman Kaylee Brooke Fuller Caitlin Elizabeth Gordy Kip Michael Goss Shanterra Natisha Grable Carolyn Bailey Grant Sara Ashley Gray Charles Richard Griffin, Jr. William Zachrey Guyton Ariel Carla Hansel Whitney Caroline Hardie Matthew Holmes Harrison Alexis O’teele Hitchcock Brandon Cody Hogg Jessica Lanay Jenkins Terrell Scott Johnson, Jr. Kaylee Rachel Johnson Tanisha Johnson Courtney Anne Kitchings Macy Virginia Knowles John Anthony Layfield Katie Christine Layfield Alexandra Nicole Levendis Lindee Melissa Lord Erin Paige Morrow William Bernard McKendree Parker III Colby Ashley Pennington Cyler Gene Poole Kathryn Rebecca Resseque Lily Katie Russ David Andrew Sanders Nathan Perry Seagraves Stephanie Anne Seiberg Macy Ryan Sikes Caroline Case Smith Destiny Van-Keia Smith Donovan DeWayne Smith Andrea Haley Sowell Kalli Ryan Mains Trepanier Kayla Jeanese Tucker John Austin Vance Adam Charles Veatch Carolyn Marcia Vinson Dustin Gregory Wallace Dillon Lee Watkins Quintin Gregory Weekly Justin Kyle Williams Thomas Hudson Wingfield YneCyonte Sabrekea Wright Christian Phay Zajicek View photos here: http://gmcpr.smugmug.com/Other/Prep-Graduation-52810/12420244_EyYGG#888824835_jSuGy