The National Federation of Music Clubs has awarded gold cups to 35 area piano, voice and strings students who participated in the annual North Gainesville Music Festival held recently at Brenau University.
Disability Resource Center recently hosted a "beep ball" exhibition tournament for Hall County schools' Partnerships for Success clubs, an organization for students with or without disabilities that focuses on friendship, leadership and community service.
Gale Watkins, institutional effectiveness coordinator at North Georgia Technical College, recently received the Faithful Service Award for 30 years of service. The Faithful Service Award symbolizes the dedication and hard work that employees have performed for the institution.
Navy Seaman Recruit Ciaira J. Meyers, a 2009 graduate of Hidden Lake Academy in Dahlonega, and Navy Seaman Recruit Rily D. Passini, son of Gail Weaver of Clarkesville, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill.
The Rotary Club of South Hall County was recently recognized as one of the leading clubs in the district, winning the Governor's Service and Leadership Award at the 2010 Rotary District 6910 Conference.
The following students were named to the president's list at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega. To be eligible for this honor, students must maintain a 4.0 GPA with 12 or more credit hours in one semester.
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.