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Gwinnett County Players in College Football Bowl Games


A total of 116 former Gwinnett players will compete in college football bowl games this season, including 11 in the College Football Playoff semifinals. Of the 42 bowl games, 34 will feature at least one Gwinnett grad.

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PHOTOS: Gwinnett County middle school teachers win Bright Idea fund grants from Jackson EMC


Jackson Electric Membership Corporation recently awarded 20 teachers in 11 Gwinnett County middle schools $33,367 in Bright Ideas grant funds for innovative classroom projects.

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Jacquetta Baldwin named new principal at Alcova Elementary School


The Alcova Elementary School community is getting a present from Gwinnett County Public Schools over the holidays: a new principal.

The Gwinnett County Board of Education approved the appointment of Jacquetta Baldwin as Alcova’s new principal last week. Baldwin, who is currently the assistant principal at Corley Elementary School, will replace Cortina Harris, who has left GCPS.

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Scenes from the Seckinger High School dedication


The official dedication of Seckinger High School was held on Nov. 13 as Gwinnett County Public Schools officials celebrated the opening of the nation's first Artificial Intelligence themed school.

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Coleman Middle School’s Robotics Program Wins $10,000 Grant


Congratulations to Coleman Middle School for winning Saint-Gobain North America's 2022 Sustaining Futures, Raising Communities contest and receiving a $10,000 grant for their robotics program! Coleman will be using this grant to fund their project, "Energy Journey," and learn more about energy storage and demand. A huge "thank you" to Saint-Gobain and a round of applause for Coleman Middle School Robotics!

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Buford’s KingJoseph Edwards, through his non-profit, gives away turkeys at Boys and Girls Club


Buford junior KingJoseph Edwards, one of the state’s top football recruits, spent Thursday night giving back to the community.

Edwards, through his non-profit Helping Hand and More, hosted his first Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway at the Boys and Girls Club in Lawrenceville. The event provided 20 turkeys to 20 needy families with children at the club.

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