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Class Notes: UNG hosts College Fair at Brenau Downtown Center

High school students and community members interested in going to college are invited to attend Thursday’s PROBE College Fair.

“(PROBE conducts) several fairs throughout the state of Georgia,” said Molly Potts, associate director of undergraduate admissions with the University of North Georgia. “There’s going to be about 65 different colleges and universities that will have representatives from all over.”

The University of North Georgia is hosting the event locally.

Thursday’s fair runs 6-8 p.m. at the Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main St. in Gainesville.

“Community members are welcome as well,” she added. “It’s for anyone who is interested in learning more about going to college.”

The programs are organized by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee. More information can be found at

Gainesville’s McClellan wins Young Alumnus Award

Gainesville High graduate Jessica Langston McClellan has received the Young Alumnus Award for the University of Georgia’s Blue Key Honor Society.

McClellan, the valedictorian of Gainesville’s class of 1996, is a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Division. In August, she was also named in the “40 under 40” class of 2013 for UGA.

She will be recognized at the Blue Key Honor Society’s awards banquet on Friday.

“We are proud of her, and proud of her work,” said Gainesville school board member Sammy Smith at the Monday work session of the board.

More information can be found at

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