PTC’s Lisa Stierwalt sings national anthem 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Hawaiian Run Thingy to benefit AVPride brought the look and feel of the islands to Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City on April 29. The crowds took avantage of the 5K and 10K, not to mention hula dance lessions, a coconut roll and plenty of dancing and tropical entertainment. Photo/Ben Nelms.
It was a day to honor canine companions and their positive contributions to cancer patients. The 8th Annual Bark for Life was held April 30 at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City. Photo/Ben Nelms.
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.
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 […]