ATLANTA — The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has selected local students recognized by their schools for achievements, character, leadership and/or community involvement.

Walton County students honored include:

  • Alex Aull, from George Walton Academy. He is going to the University of Georgia.
  • Shelby L. Harpe, from Social Circle High School. She is going to Austin Peay State University.
  • Madeleine Morris, of Loganville High School. She is going to UGA.
  • Lillie Sirmans, of Loganville Christian Academy. She is going to Georgia College and State University.
  • Benjamin P. Thompson, from Walnut Grove High School. He received a National Merit University of Georgia Scholarship.
  • Mathew Thompson, of Monroe Area High School. He is going to UGA or Young Harris College.

The award dates to 1927.

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