McDonough native awarded at The Citadel


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Edwin Morris, a student at The Citadel South Carolina Corps of Cadets, Charleston, S.C., recently earned a place on the school’s President’s List. The President’s List is one of the most distinguished cadet awards presented by The Citadel. It indicates excellence in academics and military duties.



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The list is a combination of the Dean’s List and the Commandant’s Distinguished List and is composed of cadets who contribute the most to their companies while maintaining excellent military and academic records. He also earned Gold Stars Recognition which is earned by achieving a grade point average of 3.7 or higher. Edwin Morris of Daufuskie Island, S.C. was among 74 cadets that were named to the President’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Edwin, a 2014 graduate of Ola High School, is the son of Gene and Dody Morris of McDonough.