SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – It was a big morning for some hardworking students in Chatham County.
During Friday’s Chatham County Commission Meeting, the Chatham County Youth Commission presented their graduates and award winners.
The following students have graduated after spending time on the commission learning about government and leadership:
Ms. Riche Williams – Savannah Arts Academy attending Howard University
Ms. A’Lani Coppock – Savannah Arts Academy attending Georgia Southern
Mr. Jared Pacheo – Jenkins High School attending Georgia Southern
Ms. Domonique Barnes – Windsor Forest attending North Carolina A&T
Ms. Aisha Duck – Savannah Arts Academy attending Kennesaw State University
Mr. Jonathan Gibson – Woodville-Tompkins attending Georgia Southern University
Ms. Auriel Lofton – Woodville Tompkins attending Mercer University
Ms. Kayah Brantley – Savannah Arts Academy attending Valdosta State University
Ms. Lindsey Dixon – Savannah Christian attending Xavier University
Ms. Madison Dubroc – Savannah Early College attending Augusta University
Mr. Martin Hina – Windsor Forest attending Georgia State University
Ms. Samantha Jenkins – Savannah Early College attending Georgia Southern
Ms. Michaela Kaigler – Savannah Arts attending Howard University
Ms. Catherine Morris – Jenkins High attending Augusta University
Mr. Nykobe Richardson – Woodville-Tompkins attending Georgia College
Ms. Kaydriana Simpson – Woodvile-Tompkins attending Georgia State University
Mr. Illya Snyder -Benedictine attending Mercer University
Mr. Rio Washingon – New Hampstead attending Albany State University
Two students were also given awards during the meeting.
The 2019 Beverly M. Whitehead Award was presented to Beverly Morales of Four Seasons Travel and Jim Lanier of Excursions Unlimited.
The 2019 Brandon L. Brown Youth Commissioner of the Year Award was presented to Mariah George, a rising senior at Early College High School.