GCPS Class of 2017 most decorated to date

More than 12,000 students plan to graduate in the coming days from Gwinnett County Public Schools as the district described the class of 2017 as the largest and most decorated to date.

“They are among the best prepared of any graduating class and are prepared for the next chapter in their lives,” CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks said in a press release. “We wish them well and congratulate them on their hard work and persistence, knowing they are ready for the future. And, while the focus is on the graduates at this time of year, I also would like to thank their families, the thousands of dedicated teachers, and the committed administrators who provided support and guidance to them throughout the years.”