A Norcross High School student, Mario Castillo, was presented with the Georgia Military Hall of Fame JROTC Medal for his "selfless service and sacrifice."
"Mario was selected for being a positive role model to his peers and younger cadets at Norcross High," Lt. Col. Frank J. Cook said.
A 5-year-old and 6-year-old brother and sister rushed to the new little library at the Thompson Square Affordable Housing Project in Lawrenceville this past Saturday.
Once there, they held up their books in excitement and jumped up and down. They smiled at their mother who was just as excited about the free little library built by Eagle Scout candidate Jacob Ball.
A teacher from Gwinnett County is a finalist for the state’s Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year recognition.
Maxwell High School teacher Tricia Floyd, who is a teacher in the school’s Pre-K program, is one of six teachers who the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning named as finalists for the award. Floyd received $500 for being a finalist.
Seventeen students from Gwinnett County Public Schools have received QuestBridge National College Match Scholarships, the district has announced.
The scholarship program matches students from low-income backgrounds with some of the most selective schools in the United States. The students entire college education is expected to be covered by the scholarships.
Gwinnett County Public Schools is taking a new approach to promoting reading during the summer months.
On Wednesday, GCPS’s bookmobiles kicked off the Books 2 Kids program in the South Gwinnett Cluster, giving away 1,888 books to Grace Snell Middle School and Snellville Middle School students.
The Brookwood High School community is doing its part to help families impacted by COVID-19.
Brookwood High students, staff and community members raised more than $5,200 for the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia.