Gwinnett school board, superintendent win inaugural statewide governance award

Gwinnett County’s Board of Education and Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks were recently recognized by the Georgia School Board Association for their leadership of the county’s school system.

The statewide education organization named Gwinnett County Public Schools and its school board as the winner of the 2018 Governance Team of the Year Award. The district was one of 33 school systems around the state that were qualified to receive the award and one of 10 districts that applied to receive it, according to Gwinnett schools officials.