North Gwinnett Middle School orchestra teacher Sarah Ball has been honored with the 2023 Elizabeth A. H. Green School Educator Award.
According to Gwinnett County Public Schools officials, Ball earned the recognition "for her profound impact on string education in her community, state, and beyond." The honor is a national award presented annually by the American String Teachers Association (ASTA) to one school string teacher with a current and distinguished career in a school orchestral setting.
Mountain View wrestling head coach Jim Gassman was presented with a prestigious National Federation of High Schools award Saturday during Class AAAAAAA Sectional competition.
Gassman was selected by the Georgia High School Association to receive the NFHS Award of Excellence for Sportsmanship, Ethics and Integrity.
A fifth-grader from Winn Holt Elementary School was recently recognized by the Philadelphia Winn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her essay on the Second Continental Congress.
The chapter recognized Nur Sufiya Ilyas as the winner of its American History Essay Contest at a recent chapter meeting, where Ilyas received a bronze medal, a certificate and a monetary award.
Thirty-eight students from Gwinnett County Public Schools, Buford City Schools and local private schools were recognized on Thursday for their scholastic achievements, and 38 teachers from those schools were recognized alongside them.
There will soon be new principals at Couch Middle School, Harbins Elementary School and Taylor Elementary School.
And Gwinnett County Public Schools has a new facilities and operations executive director as well.
The Philadelphia Winn Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution recently honored Berkmar High School teacher Lloyd Williams with its Outstanding Teacher in American History Award.
Club officials said the award is determined "by the candidate’s knowledge of American history and the readiness that it is shared with students, the spirit of patriotism and loyal support for our country and constitutional government, the ability to relate history to modern life" and that the teacher require excellence at all times from students and enjoy a good rapport with them.