Two high school students from Gwinnett County have been selected by Jackson EMC as delegates to the 2018 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled for June 7 to 14.
Peachtree Ridge High School sophomore Lydia Ebun Ajayi and Mountain View High School junior Briani Netzahuatl were chosen for an all-expenses paid leadership development experience sponsored by Georgia’s electric cooperatives and organized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.Continue Reading...
There were sharks all over the Crews Middle School media center on Tuesday afternoon. Well, sort of.
The Lawrenceville-based middle school hosted local business owners, residents and entrepreneurs for their own version of the popular TVshow “Shark Tank.”Continue Reading...
The Gwinnett County Public Schools nutrition department received recognition for its food service, the school district announced in a press release Tuesday.
Ken Yant, Gwinnett County Public Schools’ director of School Nutrition, was awarded the 2018 Silver Plate. Presented by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association, the IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards honor the nation’s top food service operators.Continue Reading...
Surprise, excitement and a sense of privilege resonated among the second-grade classes of Corley Elementary School as Martin Luther King III read from his book “My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” to them.
The Friday appearance by the son of one of America’s most famous figures in the civil rights movement took more than a year of planning.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools recently recognized the district’s transportation professionals for their service to Gwinnett students and their families. Highlighting the event was the recognition of Tom Reinhardt being named Regular Education Bus Manager of the Year, Ray Hushon named as Special Education Bus Manager of the Year and Linda Ward being named Special Education Bus Monitor of the Year.Continue Reading...
Maxwell High School of Technology’s culinary team won the second annual Shake it Up Student Chef Competition in Macon on March 14 to advance to the Southeast Regional Junior Chef Competition.
But long before seniors De’Avion Frezell, Preston Gouge and Angelica Burgos along with their adviser, Amanda Williams, advanced to Louisville for the regional competition, they were finding their passion for cooking.Continue Reading...