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GORDON CENTRAL'S NEMECHEK CHOSEN FOR NATIONAL BOARD
Gordon Central High School sophomore, Katie Nemechek has been selected to attend the mHealth Summit to be held in Washington D. C. next month. Katie is an honor student, member of Warrior Academy, sings in several groups including Chorale, Tonal Combustion and Trio at GCHS, and currently serves on the school’s SOS - Sources of Strength- team. It was a combination of her many extra curricular interests, grades, and recommendations that poised Katie for selection to this elite group. FULL STORY
GORDON COUNTY STUDENTS FARE WELL IN NATIONAL COMPETITION
Pictured (L-R): Cullie Williams, Makayla Holmes, Lori Edwards, and Kevin Edwards
The livestock judging team representing Sonoraville High School's FFA chapter recently placed 2nd in the nation, making history for all Georgia FFA chapters. Members of the team included Kevin Edwards, Lori Edwards, Makayla Holmes, and Cullie Williams. Additionally, Lori Edwards was awarded first place in the nation, scoring the highest individual score among all competitors and Cullie Williams placed 1st in class evaluation. Trish Williams, Young Farmer Advisor, and Lee Crump, volunteer livestock coach trained these students for successful competition.
Other students competing placing in national competition were Alyssa Owens, placing 7th in the agriscience division, with Bailey Nesbitt and Jimmy Keithley, placing 8th in the same competition. Full Story
SONORAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL DUO TO REPRESENT GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS IN ANNUAL DANCING WITH THE STARS
Dr. Cawood Cornelius and Mrs. Jackie Palazzolo will take the stage next spring to represent Gordon County Schools in Gordon County’s Dancing with the Stars. The annual fundraiser benefits United Way of Gordon County and the historic GEM Theatre.
Cornelius, a long-time employee of Gordon County Schools, currently serves as the media specialist at Sonoraville High School. Palazzolo teaches Spanish at Sonoraville High. The pair will be working hard over the next several months to have a great showing at the performance and to raise funds to support United Way and the GEM.