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VECA Alumni Graduate From Savannah State with High Honors

On Saturday, December 14, 2019, four VECA alumni graduated from Savannah State University. Not only did these four individuals obtain their college degree, but three were recognized with the highest honors bestowed to Savannah State graduates.


The four alumni are: 


Rashun Jay Inman (VECA Legacy Class of 2015)

Civil Engineering Technology

Cum Laude

President's Second Mile Award recipient


Kiona Johnson (VECA Class of 2016)

Bachelor of Arts in Africana Studies

*Cum Laude


Monte'Yiona Kejohna Jones (VECA Class of 2016)

Behavior Analysis 

President's Second Mile Award recipient


Gabrielle Simone Sams (VECA Class of 2016)


Summa Cum Laude

Second Highest GPA for Savannah State Class of 2019.


*The President's Second Mile Award was established in 2001 to bring significant honor and recognition to a graduating senior who has exemplified stellar and meritorious character, and values leadership and community service.  


After faculty nominations, the Savannah State administration decided to award two recipients! It's a great day to be a Blazin' Wildcat!