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Camille Whalen was among 38 Career, Technical, and Agricultural (CTAE) educators honored by the Georgia Association for Career & Technical Education (GACTE) during its Summer Summit, which met July 14, 2021, at the Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. The Summit drew over 1,800+ CTAE educa…

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Madison McDonald, an upcoming senior at Commerce High School, virtually attended the FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) National Leadership Conference. She participated in leadership development seminars, as well as competed in the Career Investigation STAR Event. "The C…

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These juniors won intermediate showmanship at the 2021 Eastern Regional Junior Angus Show, June 26-28 in Fletcher, N.C.: (L-R) Miss American Angus Ellie Kidwell; Jayce Ware, Lithia, Fl., champion; Jesse Cronic, Braselton, Ga., reserve champion; Suter Clark, Gretna, Va., third place; Marli Ph…

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Coastal Carolina University recognized nearly 1,200 students during its in-person spring 2021 commencement ceremonies, held Friday, May 7, and Saturday, May 8, in Brooks Stadium. Among the graduates was Ryver Morrow, a marketing major from Hoschton.

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Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 2,200 students at five commencements held in May in Macon and Atlanta. The following local students earned their degrees:

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More than 4,700 Baylor University students have been named to the dean's academic honor list for the spring 2021 semester, including Gabrielle Rose Mastandrea, of Braselton, Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences.

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Sommer Stockton, from Hoschton, was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Burger King Foundation. Since 2013, GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing franchisee with nearly 400 Burger King restaurants, has supported 1,388 scholars in totaling nearly 1.4 million in giving.

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Camp Explore is being held at East Jackson Elementary School this summer. Students and staff are shown during "Farm Week." Students made horses from pool noodles and had horse races at the end of the week. Staff members are shown wearing hats and fascinators.

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Leaders from the Jackson County School System participated in a teaching and learning leadership retreat on Thursday, June 17, led by globally recognized educational leader, Eric Sheninger. Multiple leaders from each of the system’s 10 schools and the Empower College and Career Center were r…

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Adrienne Dunagan, of Commerce, was named to the Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) dean's list for the spring 2021 semester. LMU Law Vice President and Dean Matt Lyon announced that 82 students were honored for achieving a grade point average of 3.25 or above while ca…

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Kennesaw State University recently named students to the dean's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the spring 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least 9 semester hours with a term grade point average of 3.5.

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Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the spring 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least 9 semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.

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Nine UNG students received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which provides up to $5,000 to help underrepresented students study abroad. The grant also provides up to $8,000 for critical language study.

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Jackson County Community Outreach provides technical and traditional college scholarships to graduating seniors in Jackson County Georgia. The JCCO Scholarship Committee would like to announce the 2021 winners of its annual scholarship awards.

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The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 4,435 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 260th Commencement exercises May 7-8, at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

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Shorter University has announced students named to the dean's list during the spring semester of 2021. To achieve this honor, students must have been enrolled full time and have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the term.