Laura Harris, BU ’19

Laura Harris, BU ’19, was awarded the $5,000 Joel Polsky Academic Achievement Award by the American Society of Interior Designers. For her master’s thesis, Harris researched the degree to which the design of educational facilities influences the social …

Lisa Shupenus, BU ’14

Lisa Shupenus, BU ‘14, was named the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year for Our Lady of Victory Catholic School in Tyrone, Georgia.

Dr. Michael Mazzotta, BU ’12

Dr. Michael Mazzotta, BU ’12, earned a doctorate in health care administration from the Medical University of South Carolina and is currently enrolled at the University of Southern California to earn a second doctorate in organizational change and lead …

Derrick DeWitt, BU ’10

Derrick DeWitt, BU ’10, was recently named Marietta High School’s head coach for the girls varsity basketball team. Over the past 10 years, DeWitt has been a successful head coach of competitive basketball teams for Class 5A and 6A high schools.

Lynnette Swanson, BU ’05

Lynnette Swanson, BU ’05, was the head coach of the U.S. bocce team at the recent Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi.

Mandy Dale, BU ’05

Mandy Dale, BU ‘05, is the new principal of Banks County Primary School in Homer, Georgia. She previously served as the assistant principal of Lula Elementary School in Hall County. She began her education career in 2005 as a teacher at Sugar Hill Elem …

Telia Rooks, BU ’04

Teila Rooks, BU ’04, graduated with a master’s degree in human services with a concentration in child and family advocacy from Kaplan University.

Marlow Leatherwood, BU ’04, ’07

Marlow Leatherwood, BU ’04, ’07, was selected as the NAESP National Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year for middle-level administrators in Georgia.

Heather Schlesinger, BU ’01

Heather Schlesinger, BU ’01, received the Marketer for Good Award from the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association for her outstanding efforts in the not-for-profit arena. Schlesinger is the chief marketing officer for the Atlanta Communi …

Scott Kersh, BU ’01

Scott Kersh, BU ’01, was selected by the Worth County School Board to serve as the new principal for Worth County High School in Sylvester, Georgia. He previously served as principal at Stephens County High School since 2016 and was a teacher and coach …

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