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Tamaro Ellis Receives Distinguished Graduating Student Award

Ms. Tamaro Ellis, a sophomore at Georgia Military College in Atlanta, was recently recognized as one of the community’s brightest and most celebrated students when she received the GMC Distinguished Graduating Student Award during the Memorial Day Parade on May 16, 2008 at the Milledgeville campus. This award recognizes a graduating student that is the best representative of the college and embodies all the qualities a graduate of Georgia Military College should possess.

Tamaro Ellis has been a good student in terms of academics, character, and work ethics. She is a bright, charismatic, intelligent young woman that enjoys challenges and has overcoming several obstacles. Ellis is not only the navigator of learning in the classroom, but she is also an example and mentor for other students. Not only is she dedicated to professional and academic growth and involvement, but she also takes an active role in promoting the betterment of her community.

Ellis is pursuing her education because she wants to change the world. While she realizes what she hopes to accomplish is limited, she knows education is where she can have the greatest impact. She understands that the professional world that she will inhabit is not immutable. As a future leader, she can make a difference.

She is pictured with MG Peter J. Boylan, President of Georgia Military College.

One student from each of Georgia Military College’s campus received this honor. The other Distinguished Graduating Students are: Eric Drake-GMC Augusta; Renett Hambrick-GMC Valdosta; Helen Porter-GMC Warner Robins; Leah Prestwood-GMC Milledgeville; and James Sayers-GMC Columbus.