High school graduates Tamia Jones of Lanier High School, Nabid Farvez of Discovery High School and Anna Timm from Providence Christian Academy were awarded the Stamps Scholarship and will attend the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall. Jones plans to study biology, while Farvez will major in electrical engineering.
They are part of 230 students who make up the 13th class of Stamps scholars. Selected from almost 300,000 applications, scholarship recipients have varying academic interests such as medicine, education, engineering, history, public policy, and visual and performing arts.Continue Reading...
The University of Georgia Alumni Association unveiled the 40 Under 40 Class of 2018 on Tuesday morning, with Brookwood High School teacher Carrie Settles-Livers being named to the list.
A 2002 graduate from UGA, Settles-Livers teaches a “STEMpreneurship,” incorporating science, technology, engineering and mathematics combined with entrepreneurship in her natural resource management courses to give students a better understanding of environmental sustainability.Continue Reading...
Many students spend their summer breaks working or taking vacations, but rising South Gwinnett High School senior Cori Alexandria Nelson chose to do something a little different.
The 17-year-old traveled halfway around the world, crossing the Atlantic Ocean to Namibia in southwestern Africa, to learn about science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics as part of the 2018 Women in Science Girls STEAM Camp.Continue Reading...
School is out for summer, but that doesn’t mean planning for next year isn’t going on. Kroger stores in the metro Atlanta area are offering teachers help in getting supplies for their classroom.
A flyer shared by The Georgia Department of Education on June 20 said Kroger will give away free classroom supplies at locations in College Park, Duluth, Augusta and Macon.Continue Reading...
Darion and DeAndre Nelson, juniors from South Gwinnett High School, were awarded $2,500 at the inaugural Youth Entrepreneurs Summit Big Idea National Competition on June 21. In addition to the cash award, the twins were named national champions of the competition.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Tuesday that Harbins Elementary School teacher Kristin Willliams-Luthi was selected to take part in the first cohort of the U.S. Lego Education Master Educator program.Continue Reading...