61st Annual Macon County Fair :: September 17-20 @ Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center - 441 South, Franklin, NC

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Savannah Bruun of Franklin was recently honored by Berea College in Berea, Ky. for her accomplishments in the field of service. Bruun received the 2011 Berea College Pinnacle Scholars Award of Excellence.

This honor commemorates students’ accomplishments and dedication in the fields of science, music or service. High school seniors from across the region were nominated for this award. Berea College faculty and staff reviewed the submissions and selected the top students to receive the award in each area.

Berea College was overwhelmed by the number and caliber of students nominated this year. Bruun has been chosen specifically out of more than 500 nominees and was honored at a formal awards ceremony in December.

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Greg Duelfer of Franklin, NC earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for Fall 2011 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Undergraduate students earning a 4.00 academic average for the semester gain the distinction of Faculty Honors at Georgia Tech.

The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is one of the nation's leading research universities, providing a focused, technologically based education to more than 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation's top ten public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

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BREVARD, NC -- The following students have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester of the 2011-2012 academic year at Brevard College in Brevard, North Carolina.

Elizabeth Birolin of Franklin

Kortney Conner of Franklin

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Gardner-Webb University announces that the following students from your region made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2011 semester.

The Dean’s List is the semester’s highest academic honor, recognizing only those students who maintain a grade point average (GPA) of 3.7 or better.

The students are listed by name, hometown, and major:

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