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Bragbook for Dec. 2

Navy Cmdr. Frank Weisser of Atlanta was selected by the Blue Angels to serve as their new Blue Angel No. 6 Opposing Solo pilot.

Grace Whitmire and Harper Wolf of Woodward Academy were selected as first and third place winners, respectively, in the Slow Exposures Youth Photography Exhibition.

Morgan McCormick Cox of Roswell graduated from Georgia Tech.

Jabria Seay of Atlanta graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma.

Tony Hudson of Lawrenceville received the Best Chair award for his work with the Political Committee at the Appalachia Regional Model Arab League held in Virginia.

Daniel Fulde of Snellville served this summer as an embedded development intern for Booz Allen Hamilton.

Julia Brace of Dacula, Brayden Long of Dunwoody, Taylor Wozniacki of Marietta and Cortney Johnson of Villa Rica hiked through the Great Smoky Mountains with their Adventure Education class.

Dwight Mathis of Atlanta joined SunTrust Bank as financial advisor channel executive for SunTrust Retail Investments and Premier Banking.

Olivia Pelton of Milledgeville was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Georgia and awarded $7,000 in scholarships during a statewide scholarship program for high school girls held at the Marietta Performing Arts Center.

Austin Fowler of Lawrenceville competed in the Junior World Orienteering Championships in Switzerland in July.

JE Dunn Construction honored Senior Project Manager Brad Stolz of Roswell for 10 years of service with the company.

David Kiger of Dunwoody was named to Cornell University’s dean’s list.

Ashley Whitehead and Lexi Young of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School competed in the Junior Olympics in beach volleyball in the 16–under category in California.

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