Gainesville State College and Brenau University both won national championships at the International Academy of Dispute Resolution's National Tournament, which was held at Drake University Law School in Des Moines, IA, Nov. 11-12.
Hall County 4-H youth recently traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center to attend the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference, a 26-hour event filled with community service projects, classes, workshops and fun activities. Participants from Hall County were Isaiah del Campbell from East Hall Middle School and Cody Cornett from Chestatee Academy
Attendees of a recent Lakeshore Squares Can-Can square dance generously donated money, canned and boxed goods to highlight the Can-A-Thon event benefitting Good News At Noon at 979 Davis St., Gainesville.
At its October meeting, the Lyman Hall Chapter Sons of the American Revolution presented a Bronze Good Citizenship Medal to retired U.S. Marine Master Sgt. Jack Reese, Naval Science Instructor in the Junior Naval ROTC program at Gainesville High School.
Riverside Military Academy congratulates Errol Bisso, class of 1961, on his selection as the RMA Distinguished Alumnus 2011. Bisso was honored with this award during Riverside's Homecoming 2011 festivities on Oct. 1.
22 new child advocates from the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program who were sworn in Oct. 11 by Judge Cliff Jolliff. CASA ensures that abused children entering the court have a right to a safe and permanent home.
Gainesville resident Heather Nicole Smith is the recipient of a Student Professional Association of Georgia Educators Undergraduate Scholarship, awarded each year through the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.
The following high school students have been named semifinalists for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have the opportunity to continue competing for National Merit Scholarships that will be offered in the spring of 2012.