Geoffrey Weidner of Gainesville was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Weidner was initiated at Georgia Regents University.
The Goddard School recently hosted the St. Jude's Annual Trike-A-Thon on April 4.
The East Hall High School "Viking" Marching Band entertained Walt Disney World resort guests April 5 at the Magic Kingdom park.
Zachary Moates of Braselton was one of 11 Georgia Southwestern State University students who presented papers April 5 during a Phi Alpha Theta regional conference at Auburn University. Phi Alpha Theta is a National History Honor Society.
Air Force Airman Ashleigh R. Scienza, Airman Trevor A. Sellers and Airman Montrai D. Tate graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Dana Marie Basso of Hoschton was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force on May 8 at Clemson University's Tillman Hall Auditorium.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle A. Smith has graduated from the U.S. Navy's Enlisted Nuclear Power School at Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Goose Creek, S.C.
The Jackson EMC Foundation Board of Directors awarded $58,000 in grants during their March meeting to organizations serving Hall County.
Quinlan Visual Arts Center recently recognized the winners of the 11th annual Youth Art Month Exhibition.
The East Hall High School bands had two students - Chris Broome and Ben Arevalo - selected for the Georgia All-State Band this year.
The Friends of the Cornelia Library hosted writers from the Clarkesville Writers Society for a May 5 reading of "River of Words," an anthology published by the group.
The University of Georgia's College of Public Health honored a preceptor and her agency at the annual Practice Advisory Group spring luncheon.
Joda Roshau, a rising sixth-grader at North Hall Middle School, dedicated his summer vacation to taking an educational trip across the United States.
Jessica Harston was crowned Miss Rodeo Georgia 2014 as a special part of the Miss Rodeo Texas Pageant on June 26 in San Antonio, Texas. The Winder native will spend the year promoting the rodeo throughout the state and across the country as Miss Rodeo Georgia.
Hall County 4-H Club members received recognition at the recent 4-H State Horse Show in Perry.
West Hall High School graduate Zach English received a $2,500 scholarship from the H.O.P.E. Foundation.
North Hall High School student April Barth of Clermont has been selected for membership into the National Society of High School Scholars.
U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Allan W. Elliott has been confirmed for promotion to the rank of major general and assignment as assistant deputy chief of staff, G-4, Mobilization and Training, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.
2003 Gainesville High School graduate Korvin L. Mitchell and 2011 West Hall High School graduate Timothy Ansel finished their U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
Haley E. Woody, a 2013 Chestatee High School graduate, completed basic training June 20 with the U.S. Navy at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill.
More than 460 Hall County students received Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe certifications this year.
Bell will be majoring in Elementary Education when classes begin Sept. 3.
Louisa Rhodes Jacobs was recently selected as the recipient of the 2014 George A. Carlisle Award at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C. The Gainesville native was recognized May 6 during the college's Honors Day ceremonies.
Seventh-grade students from Gainesville Middle School were awarded state recognition in the Duke University Talent Identification Program.
Three dozen members of the University of North Georgia's Corps of Cadets were presented military awards and scholarships April 27 at the annual Boar's Head Brigade Military Awards Review in conjunction with the university's annual Alumni Weekend.
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