As the Gwinnett Symphony Jazz Orchestra lowered its harmonious notes to a hum, Taste of Gwinnett attendees turned their attention to the stage of Duluth’s Infinite Energy Center, where 18-year-old Taste the Charity Inc. CEO Sunil Reddy welcomed the crowd to the county’s newest and largest tasting eventContinue Reading...
Students at Shiloh High School are on a mission to encourage elementary and middle school students to stay focused in the classroom. Developed by the Shiloh High School Athletic Department, the Cluster Athletic Reading Initiative focuses on helping young students and high school mentors succeed in both athletics and academics.Continue Reading...
winnett County Public Schools announced Thursday that Parkview High School teacher
Alexandra Scott is the Georgia Art Education Association’s 2018 Educator of the Year.
The award is given to a member who represents the highest standards of the organization in teaching and service.
Parkview High school teacher Heidi Campbell grew up around teachers. Her father was an English teacher, all her parents' friends were teachers, and she followed suit.
On Thursday night during the annual Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year banquet, Gwinnett County Public Schools CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks announced Campbell as the recipient of the school system's highest teacher honor.Continue Reading...
Former Parkview, University of Georgia and NFL lineman Matt Stinchcomb is the featured guest at this week’s First Friday Breakfast, hosted by the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber.
Stinchcomb, a two-time All-American at UGA and a first-round NFL draft pick, is slated for induction next month into the College Football Hall of Fame. His past achievements include induction into the Bulldogs’ prestigious Circle of Honor and a selection as an SEC Legend in 2009.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools Board of Education made history Tuesday night with the election of the first African American as a school board member.
Democratic candidate Everton Blair, 26, will represent District IV after defeating Republican candidate Chuck Studebaker by a margin of 56.1 to 43.9 to fill outgoing board member Dr. Robert McClure’s seat.
Meanwhile, Republican Steve Knudsen narrowly defeated Wandy Taylor 51.8 to 49.2 for the District II seat.Continue Reading...