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The Madison County 4-H Poultry Judging Team committed weeks of in-person and virtual training to prepare for the tough competition, before facing other poultry experts at the virtually held Northeast/Southeast Poultry Judging Contest.

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Bailey Deavers of Danielsville was named to the Dean’s List at Samford University for the 2020 spring semester. To qualify for the dean's list, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework.

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More than 2,300 undergraduate students at Coastal Carolina University were named to the dean's list for the spring 2020 semester, including Douglas Holloway, a management pre-major from Jefferson.

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Jefferson High School students, Joey Blackstock and Emma Storey, were selected to serve as officers on the Area II Georgia FFA Officer Team. Students were chosen based on their application scores, a general FFA knowledge exam and votes by FFA Chapters on the Area II Region of FFA. Blackstock…

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Madison County High School graduate Chase West is among the 14 recipients of the 2020 Georgia Foundation for Agriculture (GFA) Scholarships for Agriculture awarded to graduating high school seniors. West is one of seven students to receive a $3,000 scholarship. The other seven students recei…

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow recently hosted 10 class of 2020 high school graduates whose parents work at the hospital over to the hospital for a recognition from hospital president Chad Hatfield. All those present were recognized with the unveiling of a banner, which was set to b…

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The Jefferson High School class of 2020 walked at Memorial Stadium on Friday, June 19. Here, Levi Hiland Bell, valedictorian, leads the 415 students at the commencement ceremony. Bell is an honor graduate and participated in the Beta Club and Total Person Program. Henry Frantz, bagpiper, (le…

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The University of North Georgia's (UNG) Enactus team earned third place in the Unilever Bright Futures Project Accelerator competition at the national Enactus conference, which was held virtually. Enactus is an entrepreneurial and service club for college students.

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Lillian Goodwin, a ninth grader at Jefferson High School, won third place in the Congressional Art Competition sponsored by Rep. Doug Collins with her piece, "School Spirit."

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The Jackson County High School FFA chapter was awarded a gold emblem on their National Chapter Award Application. The National Chapter Award Program is designed to recognize FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization on the local level. Only 10 percen…

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Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic performance for the spring 2020 semester. To achieve this honor, each student must have completed at least 9 semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.

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Kennesaw State University recently announces the 7,220 students named to the spring 2020 dean's list. Students enrolled in at least 9 credit hours and with a grade point average of at least 3.5 were named to the list.

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Samuel Doster, Colbert, was named to the spring 2020 Dean's List at Berry College. The Dean's List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

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Harper King, Colbert, was named to the Spring 2020 President's List at Georgia State University. To be eligible for the President's List, degree-seeking students must have earned a GPA of at least 4.0 for a minimum of nine semester hours of academic credit taken at Georgia State during the f…