Peachtree City resident Lisa Stierwalt shines at NRA convention

PTC’s Lisa Stierwalt sings national anthem at NRA convention

Peachtree City resident Lisa Stierwalt shines at NRA convention

Special to The Citizen Peachtree City resident Lisa Stierwalt was selected to sing the national anthem at the May NRA-ILA Leadership Forum 2017 in Atlanta, prior to President Trump speaking before the convention. President Trump is the first sitting president to speak at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum since Ronald Reagan. Lisa learned of the singing […]

Students earn Georgia’s new Seal of Biliteracy

Students earn Georgia’s new Seal of Biliteracy

Four graduating seniors at McIntosh High are among the first to receive the new Georgia Seal of Biliteracy, which became available to students for the first time this school year. The students are Brandon Vanatta, Luis De La Mora Contreras, Laura Saltos, and Abby Rodriguez. The diploma seal recognizes high school graduates who have attained […]

Students earn medals on prestigious national exam

Students earn medals on prestigious national exam

A total of 72 Spanish language students from McIntosh High, Starr’s Mill High and Whitewater High received gold, silver or bronze placements on the National Spanish Examinations administered by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The combined medal count earned by the students includes 15 gold, 22 silver, and 35 bronze. Starr’s […]

Community is invited to a movie and discussion

Community is invited to a movie and discussion

On Thursday May 11, at Whitewater High School from 6:30-8:30 pm, parents, students and the community are invited to watch the film “Screenagers: Growing Up in a Digital Age.” This movie is not available commercially, but only through special screenings. Immediately following the film there will be a panel moderated by Whitewater High School Principal […]

Rowing club inaugurates fundraising initiative

Rowing club inaugurates fundraising initiative

The Peachtree City Rowing Club has established itself as a competitive rowing club not only in the Atlanta area. but throughout the Southeast. Earlier this spring, the club hosted two regattas at Lake McIntosh with the inaugural Lake McIntosh Sprints bringing more than 281 rowers and 400 spectators to Peachtree City. The club has travelled […]

Bryan named Georgia German Teacher of the Year

Bryan named Georgia German Teacher of the Year

The Georgia Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG-GA) has selected William Bryan, a German teacher at Sandy Creek High, as the state’s 2017 German Teacher of the Year. The award is presented annually to a member of AATG-GA who has distinguished himself or herself as a teacher of German either through […]

Senoia Optimists honor youth

Senoia Optimists honor youth

Michael Lauden has overcome countless challenges in his life. As the speaker at the Senoia Optimist Club’s Youth Appreciation Banquet, he related many of life’s obstacles that could not keep him down. After overcoming childhood abuse and suffering the sudden and tragic loss of his brother, Lauden worked hard to become an outstanding high school […]

Chick-fil-A CEO Cathy applauds Fayette’s student mentoring

Chick-fil-A Chief Executive Officer and Pinewood Forrest Chief Visionary/Developer Dan Cathy addresses mentor volunteers at the annual Friends Mentoring Appreciation Breakfast, thanking them for the work they do to strengthen the community.

Chick-fil-A CEO Cathy applauds Fayette’s student mentoring

Adult mentors of the Fayette County Public School System’s Friends Mentoring Program were honored for their service to students at the ninth annual Friends Mentoring Appreciation Breakfast held April 28 at the Historic Train Depot in Fayetteville. Approximately 50 mentors attended the breakfast. Among them were two Fayette County Board of Education members, vice-chairman Diane […]