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During their January meeting, the Board of Education honored students from first semester who have brought home state and/or national titles in their respective areas of competition, along with the advisors who have worked with these students to help them achieve their goals.

The first group to be recognized was Gordon Central High School’s cast and crew of Bright Star, the Georgia High School Association’s AA state champions for One-Act competition. Students included:
Kaige Hegarty, who was also named to the State All-Star Cast
Aavyn Lee, who was also named State AA Best Actor
Cooper Hunt
Kaylan Gaines, who was also named to the State All-Star Cast
Luke Hare
Sierra Scott
Addison Baker
Aubry Dorsey
Anna Guider
Heath Richardson
Hailey Sloan
Nathaniel Wolfe
Lainey Richardson
Maite Ramirez
Christian Stephens
Jocelyn Sorrentino
Itzel Lopez
Tarah Stewart
Carlos Quijada
Catherine Hughes
Jude Clance
Breanna Morris
Saiji Morales
Keean Sexton
Lynna Nguyen
Jacob Hammond
Lindsay Lowrance
Lexy Payne
Ian Guider
Levi Townsend
Parker Wolfe
Matthew Tomasello
Ava Perez
Seth Hare
David Martin
Ryan Hardcastle
Emily Pierce
Directors included: Dr. Kim Watters, Mike Earnest, Susan Skaggs, Debbie Mixon, & Richard Bristow.

Also honored was Kevin Fraire, a senior at Gordon Central High School, who was recognized for his State Championship in Skills USA in the area of Masonry. He also placed in the top 10 Nationally. Bo Dooley, GCHS Construction Teacher and SkillsUSA advisor was also present.

The final recognition was Bethany Champion, a sophomore at Sonoraville High School, who won the FFA State competition last spring as a freshman and was named the FFA National Champion in the area of Ag Science- food products and processing in Indianapolis in the fall. She was accompanied by her agriculture teacher and FFA advisor, Josh Boydston.