CALHOUN, GA – Gordon Central High School student Catherine Hughes has been named a 2023 Georgia Scholar.
Early today, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced the 154 graduating seniors across Georgia named as the 2023 Georgia Scholars, recognized by the Georgia Department of Education.
The Georgia Department of Education identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life through the Georgia Scholar program. Each Georgia Scholar receives a seal for their diploma.
“I extend my sincerest congratulations to the 2023 Georgia Scholars," Superintendent Woods said. “These 154 Class of 2023 seniors worked hard, became leaders in their schools and communities, and took advantage of the opportunities offered in Georgia public schools. I wish them continued success as they embark on their futures, including plans for after high school and beyond. I know they'll continue to make us all proud."
Georgia Scholars carried exemplary course loads during their four years of high school, performed excellently in all courses, successfully participated in interscholastic events at their schools and communities, and assumed leadership roles in extracurricular activities sponsored by their schools. Click here to view the full criteria for the program.
The Georgia Scholar program is coordinated by GaDOE in partnership with local school districts and schools.
About Gordon County Schools
Gordon County Schools system serves approximately 6,500 students in schools across the county including six elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The mission of the Gordon County School system is to build a collaborative culture that engages all students and staff in learning experiences leading to growth, empowerment, and transformation.
Contact at Gordon County Schools:
Phone: (706) 629-7366 ext. 8151