U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Johannah E. Deguit graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Deguit is the daughter of Julius and Beth Deguit of Lexington. She is a 2013 graduate of Lexington High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in 2018 from University of South Carolina.
Brad Tillman has been named head of school for Midlands Arts Conservatory charter school.
South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation’s South Carolina Fire Academy graduated 22 recruits from its eight-week firefighter candidate school in Columbia, including Andrew Anderson, Drew Cunningham, Matthew Dandridge, Tony Everhart, Anthony Fuster, Payton Gibson, Timothy Gilbert, Mitchell Hinton, Ryan Krauss, Brandon Kubik, James Llewellyn Jr., Preston Lood, Connor Mayes, Paul McEachern, Patrick Mejia, Medgar Patten, Derek Penvose, Aaron Pettry, Christopher Pugh, Adam Rocafort, Nicolae Toma, and Tristan Watson. Tony Everhart was awarded the Order of the Maltese; Adam Rocafort received the Chief Robert Frick Award; and Payton Gibson received the Pride of the Battalion award.
William M. Yarbrough has joined Lexington Medical Center’s Lexington Cardiovascular Surgery, a hospital physician practice.
The South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC) has named Karen Jenkins of KRJ Consulting the 2019 State Female Small Business
Person of the Year, Boyd and Nichole Johnson of Boyd Cycling South Carolina State Exporter of the Year, Srikanth Kodeboyina of Blue Eye Soft Corp the State and Southeast Regional 2019 Minority Small Business Person of the Year, and Hemalata Patel of Courtesy Management the 2019 State and Southeast Regional Rural Small Business Owner of the Year.