Hall County's KayLynn Samples graduated from Chestatee High School in May with a keen understanding of the soft skills that will make her successful in the workforce, thanks to GeorgiaBEST, the Georgia Department of Labor's (GDOL) soft skills certification program.
More than 26 of the top 4-H'ers in the state competed for the state championships in their 4-H project areas July 23-26 at the Crowne-Plaza Ravina in Atlanta. Five Hall County 4-H members - Devin DiMizio, Jenna Kirby-Van Nostrand, Anna Minor, Robbie Sheppard and Courtney Woodard - attended the 71st Annual Georgia 4-H Congress.
William Morris, a 2012 Gainesville High School graduate, has been named a national AP scholar, as well as an AP Scholar with Distinction.
Cadet 1st Lt. DoYeun Kim, a Riverside Military Academy senior, has been selected as a 2014 National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.
The Gainesville High School Naval JROTC co-ed/ mixed teams competed in their first Raider Challenge hosted by North Forsyth High School on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Graduating cadets were awarded commissions as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army or Georgia National Guard on May 10-11, at the University of North Georgia.
Cadet Michael Mcclendon Sims completed Cadet Basic Training at the U.S. Military Academy.
Air Force Reserve Airman Brittany T. Swanson and Air Force Airman Christian L. Howell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Army Pvt. William A. Bell and Army National Guard Pfc. Benjamin L. Ruis have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The Georgia Power Foundation contributed scholarship money to North Georgia Technical College's Foundation for students in the electrical lineworker program who have documented financial need.
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.
On Sunday, July 21, Cedar Hill Enrichment Center and Veteran's Heart Georgia hosted a town hall meeting to announce the alliance between the two nonprofit organizations.
The Academy Child Development Center recently presented a $5,015 check to Challenged Child and Friends. Proceeds came from The Academy's annual "Peddlin for our Pals" fundraiser.
Riverside Military history class goes back in time
Gillsville teen Brenden Ayestaran, a Flowery Branch High School student, has been selected to become a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.
Five Hall County students recently placed at the Future Business Leaders of America State Conference in Perry.