The Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau honored area leaders for their work in the hospitality industry over the past year. The Annual Shining Star Awards are presented each summer during the CVB's annual meeting. This year's recipients include:
The following local students have been named to the president's list at North Georgia College & State University for the spring 2010 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must achieve a 4.0 grade-point average while carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester.
The following local students were named to the dean's list at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega. the be eligible for this honor, a student must achieve a 3.5 grade point average carrying 12 or more credit hours in one semester, with no grade lower than B.
Hall County Family Treatment Court Coordinator Kathy Norton recently received the Child Advocate Award in a presentation at the Georgia Bar Association in Atlanta.
The award was given by the Juvenile Law Committee of the Young Lawyers' Division of the State Bar of Georgia to recognize the contributions of outstanding attorneys and non-attorney advocates serving the needs of Georgia's children, youth and families. Of the six award categories, Norton received the award for Deprivation, Non-Legal Advocate for meeting the needs of court-involved children.
Anyone who has wandered through the lobby of the Visual Technology Building on the Clarkesville campus of North Georgia Technical College may view an array of images captured by students in the photography program. But once a year the studio doors are thrown open for a public viewing with visitors getting up close and personal with the budding photographers.
Julian Lopez of North Hall High School and Madison Tasker of West Hall High School have been selected to participate in the EarthCare: The Leadership Challenge of the 21st Century program, according to Darrell Synder, Georgia Power Gainesville area manager.
North Hall's Andrew James Cape earned first place in the proficiency competition for dairy production placement at the 87th Georgia FFA State Convention last month. The event was held April 23-25 at the Macon Centreplex.