Valdosta State University recently announced its dean’s list for the summer semester. Those recognized have achieved a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.00 or higher.

Area students include: Kristopher Dawson of Kingsland; April Harris of Nahunta; Elaine Rilatt of Saint Marys; and Leah Sullivan of Woodbine.

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The Chapter BH of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) recently announced that Laura Angelich, a St. Simons Island native, has been awarded both a grant from the Program for Continuing Education (PEO) and a loan from the P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund.

Angelich is currently a high school mathematics teacher at Davidson Day School in North Carolina. Her grant and loan will enable her to pursue a master’s of education in learning and teaching at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education.