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Paul Duke STEM’s Abigail Donkor named GCPS Career, Technical & Agricultural Student of the Year


Gwinnett County Public Schools recently highlighted the work of 27 high school students during the Gwinnett County Public Schools’ 2023 Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education Student of the Year awards recognition program.

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Southwest Gwinnett Chamber honors Norcross High’s Corbin Blum with Character Award


At the Southwest Gwinnett Chamber’s First Friday breakfast for March the organization honored Norcross High School’s Corbin Blum with its monthly Character Award.

The award was created to recognize outstanding students whose attitudes and actions embody the organization’s mission, passion, and commitment to excellence and community action.

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Lawrenceville mayor, other professionals make presentations at Jordan Middle School’s Career Day


Students at Jordan Middle School in Lawrenceville put down their Chromebooks on March 2 when over 60 professionals from all walks of life took over classrooms to present, inspire and intrigue their young minds.

Presenters included David Still, mayor of Lawrenceville; Jordan Middle School namesake’s daughter, Judy Jordan Johnson, the former mayor of Lawrenceville, as well as a talk show host, lawyers, military personnel, authors, entertainers, and professionals from a host of other fields from medicine to professional athletes.

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Gwinnett Commission Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson highlights planning for the future in annual State of the County Address


Gwinnett County leaders are in the midst of several studies to plan for the county’s future, Commission Chairwoman Nicole Love Hendrickson said during her annual State of the County Address on Thursday.

Hendrickson highlighted a human services needs assessment, the county’s first-ever Arts and Creative Economy Master Plan, a disparity study that will look at the county’s procurement and contracting system, and plans to hire a sustainability officer.

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Gwinnett high schools named AP Honors Schools


The Georgia Department of Education recently released the list of AP Honors Schools — with 23 Gwinnett County public high schools making one or more of the lists

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Lanier High School honored for inclusivity in AP Computer Science


Lanier High School has earned the College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A.

Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have achieved 50% or higher female exam taker representation in one or both AP computer science courses, or a percentage of female computer science exam takers that meet or exceed that of the school’s female population.

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