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Local students earn Ga. Southwestern scholarships
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AMERICUS—The following students received scholarships from Georgia Southwestern State University for the 2015-16 academic year and were among nearly 350 scholarship recipients.

Timothy Head of Guyton received the FDT Wheatley Leadership Scholarship and was named a FDT Wheatley scholar.

Rebecca Nelson of Bloomingdale received the Westbrook Scholarship.

Georgia Southwestern State University, located in Americus, is a public, four-year University of the University System of Georgia with nearly 3,000 students.

Georgia Southwestern offers professional programs of study and degrees in the arts, education, humanities, nursing, sciences, and graduate programs in business, computer science, education, English, and nursing.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southwestern is recognized as one of the best value small colleges in the nation.

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