Education: Darlington announces latest seniors’ scholarship offers. Berry to host a talk about Atlanta’s water resource management system.

Education: Darlington announces latest seniors’ scholarship offers. Berry to host a talk about Atlanta’s water resource management system.

From Darlington’s website.

Darlington’s College Guidance Office announces the following college scholarships reported between Dec. 1 and Jan. 6:

  • Carisa Brogden has earned a $78,000 Presidential Scholarship from Roger Williams University. She is the daughter of Lana and Chris Brogden of Nassau, Bahamas.
  • Tysen Dougherty has earned a $76,000 Academic Scholarship from Mercer University. He is the son of Julie and Chris Carter of Cedartown, Ga., and Kevin Dougherty of Rome.
  • Alexander Greene has earned an $88,000 Hatter Scholarship, an $8,000 William & Nina Hollis Scholarship, and an $8,000 Achievement Award from Stetson University; an $84,000 Oglethorpe University Scholar award; and a $14,000 Presidential Merit Award and $8,000 Hope Scholarship from Flagler College. He is the son of Tonya and Scott Greene of Rome.
  • Teagan Martin has earned a $24,000 Trustee Award, a $12,000 Success Scholarship, and a $4,000 Distinction Scholarship from Ohio University as well as a $152,000 Presidential Scholarship and Achievement Award and a $4,000 Legacy Scholarship from Stetson University. He is the son of Dr. Melinda and Tim Martin of Rome.
  • Karson Swiger has earned a $76,000 Academic Scholarship from Mercer University and an $80,000 Academic Scholarship from the University of Charleston. He is the son of Paige and Dr. Rick Swiger of Rome.
  • Grace Watters has earned a $152,000 Presidential Scholarship and Achievement Award from Stetson University and a $66,000 Academic Scholarship from Samford University. She is the daughter of Allison and Ed Watters (’83) of Rome.
  • Austin Yearout has earned a $99,960 Academic Merit Scholarship from the University of Mississippi and a $104,000 Presidential Scholarship from the University of Alabama. He is the son of Tiffany and Andy Yearout of Rome.

Berry College will host a talk about Atlanta’s water resource management system at 3 p.m Wednesday at McAllister Hall auditorium.

Speaker Katherine Zitsch is a board certified environmental engineer with the American Academy of Environmental Engineering. A graduate of Clemson University, Zitsch serves as director of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District and Manager of Natural Resources with the Atlanta Regional Commission. With more than 20 years of natural resource management experience, her career has included policy development, regional water planning, water and wastewater treatment, water reuse and water conservation initiatives.

Water management is a critical issue for the Atlanta area. In response to the drought of 2011, Zitsch plans to discuss her work preparing for the next Atlanta water shortage in the face of continued growth in the metro Atlanta area. The talk will also include conversation regarding the socioeconomic impact of water availability in major urban centers.

This event, hosted by the Berry Department of Environmental Science and Studies, is free and open to the public. For more.

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