FBLA chapter continues success

FBLA chapter continues success

Entering into its fourth year, the success of Sandy Creek High’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter continues to soar. The chapter had 24 students competing Jan. 24 at the FBLA Region 9 Leadership Conference with 13 of them qualifying for the 2017 State Leadership Conference after taking top honors at the competition. The […]

Notable students and grads

Notable students and grads

Megan M. Kelly of Peachtree City was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. A team of Georgia Southern students, including Alexis Montano of Fairburn, received first place for the 2017 Student Challenge, a business case competition for National Retail Federation Student Association members to demonstrate their creativity […]

Booth teams bound for state

Booth teams bound for state

Three robotics teams from J.C. Booth Middle will compete in the Georgia FIRST LEGO League state championship Feb. 4 at Georgia Gwinnett College. BLT Warriors, The HIVE, and Turtle Troopers are advancing to the state championship based on their scores from the Starbase Robins Super-Regional tournament Jan. 21 at the Museum of Aviation in Warner […]

Civitans give $5K to school

Civitans give $5K to school

The Fayette County Civitan Club presented a $5,000 check this week to the Joseph Sams School. Receiving the check was Amy Murray, executive director of the school. The Civitan Club has multiple fundraising events during the year, including a pecan sale in the fall and an onion sale in the spring. The primary focus is […]

Locals graduate from UNG

The University of North Georgia awarded more than 800 degrees for the fall 2016 semester, including hundreds awarded in commencement exercises Dec. 16-17 at the university. Local graduates include: Wesley Burgin of Newnan, bachelor of science in criminal justice. Christopher Cruz of Peachtree City, bachelor of science in psychology. Erik Greene of Peachtree City, bachelor […]

JSU Honors List announced

JSU Honors List announced

Local students earning honors during the fall semester at Jacksonville State University include: William Daprano of Fayetteville (President’s List) Madeline Robbins of Sharpsburg (Dean’s List) Kailey Inhulsen of Fayetteville (President’s List) Kiandrea Hall of Newnan (Dean’s List) Ashlee Chitwood of Newnan (President’s List) Caroline Pitzer of Newnan (President’s List) Jordyn Wilkas of Newnan (Dean’s List) […]

More than 45 selected for All-State ensembles

All-State Band and All-State Orchestra is the highest honor a Georgia music student can receive, and this year a total of 31 band students and 16 orchestra students from Fayette’s middle and high schools have earned membership into the state’s most elite music ensembles. Students are required to pass two rigorous auditions before they are […]

UNG announces Dean’s Lists

The deans of each of UNG’s five colleges – the College of Arts & Letters, the College of Education, the College of Health Sciences & Professions, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, and the College of Science & Mathematics – announced the names of those students who made their respective lists for fall 2016. Local […]

UNG announces President’s Lists

University of North Georgia President Bonita Jacobs recognized more than 1,300 students who achieved a 4.0 grade point average during the fall 2016 semester. Students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours in bachelor’s degree programs who achieved a 4.0 grade point average were named to the President’s Honor Roll. Students enrolled in associate degree […]

Kindergarten registration nears for Coweta children

Kindergarten registration nears for Coweta children

  Parents of Coweta County children starting Kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year are encouraged to register their child early to avoid the summer rush. Coweta County School System spokesman Dean Jackson said parents can register their children for 2017 Kindergarten classes in the Coweta County School System starting Feb. 1. “Parents are encouraged to […]