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Airbnb co-founder, who is also a Brookwood High School graduate, will speak at his alma mater’s graduation ceremony

05/20/2022

A Brookwood High School graduate who went on to co-found Airbnb will come back to Gwinnett this spring to speak at his alma mater's graduation ceremony.

Joe Gebbia graduated from Brookwood in 2000, and in addition to co-founding Airbnb.org, he also serves as its chairman. He will be the featured speaker at Brookwood's graduation ceremony on May 25 in the school's stadium. Gwinnett County Public Schools officials said Brookwood will have one of the largest graduating classes in the state this year.

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Riverside Elementary School bus driver recognized for ‘heroic and selfless act’ to protect children during shooting

05/20/2022

A Riverside Elementary School bus driver was recognized by Gwinnett County Public Schools and the county's school board on Thursday for her efforts to protect the students she was driving when a person began firing a gun at her bus earlier this month.

Riverside Elementary School Principal Ben Pope and GCPS Transportation Supervisor Jeanine Ramos presented a certificate of special recognition to bus driver Patricia Rodriguez at the school board's monthly meeting.

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Mountain View High School student wins Congressional Art Competition

05/11/2022

Mountain View High School senior Sarah Ledbetter is the winner of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition for the 10th District of Georgia.

Ledbetter's work — a Prisma-colored pencil work titled “Scream” — was chosen from 40 pieces of artwork that were submitted for the competition.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Katie Blum named Georgia Teacher of the Year runner-up

05/11/2022

Katie Blum, the Gwinnett County Public Schools’ 2021 Teacher of the Year, was named runner-up for the 2023 Georgia Teacher of the Year title at an event on April 30.

Blum, a second-grade teacher at Sugar Hill Elementary School, was one of 10 finalists for the state’s top teaching honor.

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Cecil Flowe Press Box naming humbles legendary Parkview football coach

05/10/2022

WHen homemade paper signs honoring 2000, 2001 and 2002 state championship football teams wer removed from the front of the Parkview press box Saturday night, the mamoth building's new name became official.

The Cecil Flowe Press Box, with its new name hidden under the paper signage, was formally unveiled to a hearty round of applause during halftime of the Panthers' spring football scrimmage, and it served as the capper for a fun evening that also featured a reunion of the high school's 2000-2002 state championship teams led by Flowe.

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Brookwood High School’s Stella Kwon earns prestigious Cooke College Scholarship

05/9/2022

Stella Kwon, a senior at Brookwood High School, has earned the prestigious 2022 Cooke College Scholarship.

Kwon, who will attend Harvard University, was selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, and only up to 60 students receive the scholarship each year.

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