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Prep Graduation

Graduation for the GMC Preparatory School Class of 2010 was held on Friday, May 27 at 7:00 p.m. on Grant Parade. MG Peter J. Boylan, President of Georgia Military College presented the commencement address. The COL Joseph F. Muldrow Salutatorian Award was presented to Cory Neal Thrower. The Bettie Z. Farr Valedictorian Award was presented to Sean Michael Tighe. The GMC High School Class of 1953 Award is presented 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. Mr. John Williams presented the Class of 1953 Scholarship, a $500 award, to Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Sean Michael Tighe, and the Class of 1953 Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence, a $500 award, to Major Kathie Deen. Christin Cox was the 2011 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. 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. View photos by following these two links: http://gmcpr.smugmug.com/2010-2011-School-Year-5/Prep-Graduation-52711/17336992_b9wQDz http://gmcprep.smugmug.com/Other/GMC-Graduation-2011/17320353_gQnqM2#1315323805_ZfPrvtF(by Jim Leben)