Lauren Darnell of Gainesville was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Darnell was initiated recently at Georgia Health Sciences University.
Each year, local high school seniors enter Elks Lodge No. 1126's most valuable male and female student competition.
Jackson EMC recently awarded Gainesville High School senior Feliciano Anthony Divinagracia the 2013 A.T. Sharpton scholarship. Divinagracia was one of six recipients selected from nearly 300 applications.
Georgia Southern University's choral groups Southern Chorale and Fermata the Blue returned recently from the International Anton Bruckner Choral Competition and Festival in Linz, Austria.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $97,510 in grants at its April meeting, including $89,500 to organizations and $8,010 to individuals.
The Northeast Georgia Writers announced winners of the annual writing contests at the 39th annual awards banquet May 1 at the Gainesville Elks Lodge.
In Sardis Enrichment School's inaugural food drive competition, students collected more than 1,600 cans of food in four days to benefit Gainesville children and families.
The North Georgia Christian School Yearbook Staff earned its second award this academic year for outstanding work. Walsworth Yearbooks has inducted the 2013 Equus into its "Gallery of Excellence," which is reserved for only a small percentage of yearbooks the company produces.
Chestatee Middle schooler earns community award Lauren Chapman, a seventh-grader at Chestatee Middle School, received a national community service award from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Chapman placed first in the 6-12 age category in the nation for her outstanding work in the community and at Central Baptist Church. Owens brothers receive advanced degrees recently Todd Owens received his doctorate of physical therapy from the University of North Georgia at the commencement ceremony May ...
Local Elks recognize public safety officers Gainesville Elks Lodge No. 1126 recently recognized the nominees for its Public Safety Officer Recognition Program. Local public safety offices were asked to submit an officer for the local lodge's Officer of the Year Competition. Each nominee received a cash award and a U.S. flag flown over the U.S. Capitol along with a congratulatory letter from Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss. While recognizing and thanking all of the nominees, as ...
Mount Vernon Exploratory School hosted its first MathMania competition in March at the school.
The 2013 Bayonet yearbook of Riverside Military Academy has been inducted into Walsworth Yearbooks' prestigious "Gallery of Excellence." This award is given to a very small percentage of yearbooks in the nation who have consistently demonstrated superior quality.
Instructors at Lanier Technical College have nominated 26 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, said Jennifer Pulliam, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
In a Nov. 7 ceremony, the Hall County Sheriff's Citizens Academy selected its sixth annual Officer of the Year from among four outstanding choices.
OneMain Financial provided residents and its customers an opportunity to participate in the American Red Cross's annual Holiday Mail for Heroes program.
DEMOREST, GA (08/05/2013)(readMedia)-- At its recent summer commencement ceremony, Piedmont College in Demorest, Ga., awarded degrees to 216 students. Among the graduates were the following area residents:
(Boston, Mass.) -- Two Gainesville residents have recently been named to the Dean's List at Boston University for the Spring semester.
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