The National Association of Music Merchants has named Gwinnett County Public Schools one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education.
The NAMM Foundation works to advance active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. BCME is a signature program of the NAMM Foundation that recognizes and celebrates school districts for their support and commitment to music education.
Many high school graduates are celebrating their graduations on social media this week, but when you’re an internationally famous rapper, you go the extra mile.
That’s what Quavious Keyate Marshall, better known as Quavo from the rap group Migos, did Thursday on the eve of his graduation from Berkmar High School. He not only posted images of himself from a photo shoot in his graduation cap and gown on Instagram, he then dropped a new song with the rest of his rap group, Migos, to celebrate his graduation.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced high schools to cancel proms this spring, so imagine finding out your school will get a virtual prom thrown by MTV where the chaperones include governors and mayors of major U.S. cities.
There’s no imagination needed for Meadowcreek High School students, because it became reality for them.
Peachtree Ridge High School’s Alice Ao is one of two Georgia students who have been named a 2020 U.S. Presidential Scholar.
The 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields, was announced this week.
There are more than 800 students in this year’s graduating class at Peachtree Ridge High School, but the two highest-ranked academically come from the same family.
Valedictorian Alice Ao and salutatorian Bill Ao are sister and brother. And, as twins go, about as different personality-wise as a pair can be.
Eight Gwinnett County Public Schools seniors are being recognized for their leadership skills by receiving four-year, full-tuition scholarships to college.
The Posse Foundation picked the students to receive the scholarships. The foundation is a 31-year-old organization that focuses on helping public high school students with “extraordinary academic and leadership potential who may be overlooked by traditional college selection processes,” according to school system officials.