Cliff Ramos’ name is emblazoned on the outside of the Collins Hill wrestling facility, but it’s what was built inside — represented as much by a wall full of state banners as the standing-room only crowd — that really shows what the longtime coach has meant to the high school.
Collins Hill officially dedicated the facility to Ramos, the man who started the program and led it to mountainous heights, on Wednesday.Continue Reading...
Two Gwinnett County Public Schools employees were recently recognized for their work in career and technical education, the district announced on Tuesday.
Jody Reeves, GCPS executive director of Academies and Career and Technical Education, was named DECA’s Administrator of the Year, while Dustin Davis, an instructional coach in the Academies and Career and Technical Education department, was named the 2018 Georgia Future Business Leaders of America Administrator of the Year and the 2018 Georgia Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Administrator of the Year.Continue Reading...
Discovery High School senior Karissa Jackson has always been a fan of Beyonce and Jay-Z’s music. On Aug. 29, she became an even bigger one after the music power couple announced Jackson was a recipient of a $100,000 scholarship from the BeyGood Initiative and Shawn Carter Foundation scholarship program.Continue Reading...
Friday night not only brought the Dacula and Mountain View football teams together in competition, it also brought both communities together for a cause to help their respective clusters.
At halftime during the football game, Dacula High School was crowned champions of the third annual Friday Night Food Fights, a competition that challenges nearby clusters to collect nonperishable food and supplies to stock their school pantries.Continue Reading...
South Gwinnett senior Skye A. Williams was selected among thousands of applicants to participate in four annual leadership seminars offered by the United States Military Service Academies this summer.
In June, Williams joined 1,000 other attendees at West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience. More than 7,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE for a chance to experience life at West Point.Continue Reading...
Collins Hill will host a community event Wednesday to honor longtime wrestling coach Cliff Ramos.
The celebration is to unveil the Cliff Ramos Wrestling Facility, a naming that was requested by the Eagles community and approved recently by the Gwinnett County Public Schools Board. The public is welcome to the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in the wrestling facility inside the Collins Hill fieldhouse.Continue Reading...