Highsmith earns Master of Arts

George Kodell Highsmith of Barnwell graduated Sept. 4 from Liberty University with a Master of Arts degree in teaching (special education). He previously earned a bachelor of science degree in sports medicine from Liberty in January 2009.
Highsmith is a teacher and coach at E.C. Glass High School in Lynchburg, Va.
He is the son of Rita Williams and George Highsmith Sr., both of Barnwell. He has two sisters, Lisia Hudson of Barnwell and Andrea Brown of Columbia.