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Nearly 1,600 graduate from Georgia Southern
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Amanda Nopal, 24, of Reidsville, center, whoops it up as Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel dismisses graduates during Friday's Fall Commencement at Hanner Fieldhouse.
When Meg Heap first set foot on campus as a freshman in 1982, Georgia Southern College had about 6,000 students, and she watched the recently resurrected football team play in a high school stadium. She graduated in 1986, despite being introduced as a 1996 alumna. Today, she is the district attorney for the Eastern Judicial Circuit, which covers Chatham County.
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