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Airbnb co-founder — Brookwood grad Joe Gebbia — giving every Brookwood High School graduating senior 22 shares of Airbnb stock

05/26/2022

Every senior graduating from Brookwood High School this spring is getting a financial gift from Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia to help them get their future off to a solid start.

Gebbia, a 2000 Brookwood graduate, announced during his speech at the school's graduation on Wednesday night that he is giving 22 shares of Airbnb stock to every member of the school's Class of 2022.

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Dacula High School’s Micah Petit-Bois earns prestigious Gates Scholarship

05/25/2022

Dacula High School senior Micah Petit-Bois recently learned that hard work during her academic career has earned her a prestigious scholarship for her undergraduate studies.

She is one of just 300 students from across the nation to earn a Gates Scholarship this year, and will use the scholarship to attend Princeton University.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools students selected for state honors programs

05/25/2022

Nearly 100 Gwinnett County Public Schools students have been named as finalists for the 2022 Governor’s Honors Program.

The Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students who will be rising juniors and seniors during the program. The program offers instruction that is significantly different from the typical high school classroom and that is designed to provide students with academic, cultural, and social enrichment necessary to become the next generation of global critical thinkers, innovators, and leaders.

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Three seniors from Gwinnett County Public Schools earn Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

05/25/2022

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that three Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors were selected as 2022 Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship Award winners, earning corporate-sponsored scholarships to help fund their college education.

These National Merit Scholars are part of a group of distinguished students nationwide judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

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Seven seniors from Gwinnett County Public Schools named Posse Scholars

05/25/2022

Seven seniors from Gwinnett County Public Schools have been awarded four-year, full-tuition scholarships by the Posse Foundation.

Founded in 1989, Posse identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes. Posse extends to these students the opportunity to pursue personal and academic excellence by placing them in supportive, multicultural teams— Posses— of 10 students.

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Sister Act — Christine Ao continues family tradition as valedictorian of Peachtree Ridge High School

05/23/2022

Being named one of the top honor graduates at Peachtree Ridge High School has become a tradition for the Ao family.

Just two years after her twin siblings Alice and Bill Ao were the Suwanee school’s valedictorian and salutatorian, 17-year-old Christine Ao is Peachtree Ridge’s top honor graduate.

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