2011-12 Honors and Awards

2011-12 Honors and Awards

2011-12 News Releases (pdfs) Can't open a PDF? Click here to download the reader.

06/21/2012Summerour MS’ Parker-Jarrett named national advocate (pdf)
06/20/2012Foreign language students earn summer study abroad scholarship (pdf)
06/19/2012Collins Hill HS students master the German language (pdf)
06/15/2012Meadowcreek HS and Phoenix HS: Schools earn broadcast journalism industry certification (pdf)
06/14/2012Two counseling programs earn national distinction (pdf)
06/13/2012Five Gwinnett students achieve perfection on Latin exam (pdf)
06/11/2012GCPS named among best communities for music education (pdf)
06/08/20122012 summer brings national competitions for GCPS students (pdf)
06/07/201210 GCPS students earn top scores on National Spanish Exam (pdf)
06/06/2012Parkview HS student collects two awards for science research (pdf)
06/04/201213 Gwinnett graduates earn college-funded Merit Scholarships (pdf)
06/01/2012Five Gwinnett student artists honored at Carnegie Hall (pdf)
05/31/2012Top scores for three GCPS French students (pdf)
05/30/2012Simpson ES’ Russo honored as “Coach of the Year” (pdf)
05/23/2012Shiloh High granted International Baccalaureate (IB) status (pdf)
05/17/2012North Gwinnett HS student earns national computing award (pdf)
05/16/2012GCPS 5th graders improve already high scores on writing test (pdf)
05/15/201230 students awarded Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholarships (pdf)
05/11/2012North Gwinnett HS programmers honored at technology fair (pdf)
05/09/2012Yaggy of North Gwinnett HS honored as top Latin teacher (pdf)
05/08/2012Five 2012 Merit Scholars earn $2,500 award (pdf)
05/08/201211 Gwinnett students named 2012 Gates Millennium Scholars (pdf)
05/07/2012Meadowcreek High team wins scholarships in Web Challenge (pdf)
05/02/2012Five seniors receive scholarships from corporations (pdf)
04/26/2012More than 30 Gwinnett students take DECA state honors (pdf)
04/25/2012Eight seniors win local GCPS Foundation scholarships (pdf)
04/23/2012Five Gwinnett student-artists advance to national PTA contest (pdf)
04/19/2012Collins Hill High’s Frilot earns top media specialist honor (pdf)
04/17/2012Two Gwinnett students earn top credit union scholarships (pdf)
04/12/2012Sweetwater Middle’s Wade honored for Holocaust education (pdf)
04/11/2012Six Gwinnett students earn 1st place in Georgia science fair (pdf)
04/10/2012More than 100 Gwinnett students accepted to Governor’s Honors Program (pdf)
04/04/2012Gwinnett represented by 15 National Achievement recipients (pdf)
04/03/2012Two Gwinnett WordMasters teams earn high honors (pdf)
04/02/2012Sweetwater Middle 6th graders win Thinking Cap Quiz Bowl (pdf)
03/22/2012More than 50 projects to represent GCPS in state science fair (pdf)
03/19/2012South Gwinnett High’s Myriad collects national accolades (pdf)
03/16/2012Shiv Patel of North Gwinnett High earns top honors as GCPS honors excellence in Technical Education (pdf)
03/13/2012Marketing Education programs earn industry certification (pdf)
03/12/2012Gwinnett County Touchdown Club Awards Scholarship (pdf)
03/07/2012High honors for father-daughter Latin teacher duo (pdf)
02/28/2012Peachtree Ridge Highs Dr. Scruggs receives Ga. music educator honor (pdf)
02/20/2012North Gwinnett High’s West named nation’s top “Art Honor Society Sponsor” (pdf)
02/14/2012Scholastic Press presents top awards to Brookwood High (pdf)
02/07/2012DOE names all Gwinnett high schools as “AP Honor Schools” (pdf)
02/06/2012College Board highlights achievement of more than 2,500 GCPS AP (Advanced Placement) Scholars (pdf)
01/31/2012Full scholarships to top colleges for three Berkmar students (pdf)
01/31/2012Governor Deal salutes 35 Gwinnett schools (pdf)
01/27/2012Sweetwater Middle students master the nation’s WordMasters (pdf)
01/25/2012Gwinnett art educators receive top honors (pdf)
01/24/201233 GCPS schools make DOE’s Title I Distinguished list (pdf)
12/13/2011DOE names Level Creek ES a “Georgia School of Excellence" (pdf)
12/05/2011DOE salutes nutrition professionals for innovative program (pdf)
12/01/2011GCPS curriculum program highlighted by social studies leaders (pdf)
11/30/2011Mathematics educators honor Spruiell of Stripling ES (pdf)
11/23/2011GCPS student projects take top spots during International Student Media Festival (pdf)
11/22/2011Student artists and teachers honored with work on display (pdf)
11/16/2011Gwinnett’s Jahner honored by national foreign language group (pdf)
11/04/2011GCPS recognized for environmental stewardship and cost-effective practices (pdf)
10/03/2011Gwinnett County Public Schools earns EPA’s “ENERGY STAR” certification for superior energy efficiency (pdf)
09/30/2011More than 30 GCPS seniors up for National Achievement title (pdf)
09/22/201146 Gwinnett students make 2012 National Merit list (pdf)
09/21/2011Parsons ES media center on Ga.'s Exemplary list (pdf)
09/19/2011Georgia’s top counselors includes three from Gwinnett (pdf)
09/14/2011GCPS test-takers top state, national averages on 2011 SAT (pdf)
09/13/2011Grayson High student places 1st during national FBLA event (pdf)
09/12/2011Mill Creek High student’s artwork selected for D.C. exhibit (pdf)
09/06/2011Lanier HS awarded $40K Motorola Solutions Foundation grant (pdf)
08/24/2011Georgia PTA highlights efforts of Gwinnett leaders (pdf)
08/23/2011GCPS to receive Wallace Foundation Grant (pdf)
07/21/2011101 Gwinnett schools make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) (pdf)
07/14/2011Four graduates receive scholarships as National Merit winners (pdf)
07/13/2011Four schools to begin school year with counseling distinction (pdf)
07/12/2011Cisco supports Gwinnett schools educational excellence (pdf)
07/11/2011Parkview High students bring home national title (pdf)
07/07/2011Robbie Susan Moore Scholarships honor service to community (pdf)

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A look at 2010-11 Honors

GCPS teams have won several 2012 AAAAA state championships including Brookwood High Girls swim and dive team, Boys cross country, and Boys track and field; Collins Hill High traditional wrestling, softball, and soccer; Grayson High football; Mill Creek High competition cheerleading; Parkview High Boys swim and dive team and baseball; and the Gwinnett HEAT adapted sports basketball team.

Brookwood High won its second consecutive Regions Directors Cup trophy in Class AAAAA competition.

The North Gwinnett High Air Force Junior ROTC Unit earned the designation of Distinguished Unit for 2010-11.

Shiloh High's Air Force Junior ROTC Unit GA-871 received a 2010-11 Air Force Outstanding Organization Award.
Several teams won state championships including the Parkview High Baseball team and the Brookwood High Boys Tennis team.

Archer High and Mountain View High received the 2011 Georgia High School Association Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship Award.

Berkmar High is the Division I winner at the Georgia Academic Decathlon. Parkview High earned the title 1st runner-up and Mill Creek High earned the title 2nd runner-up.

GCPS TV Broadcast and Distance Learning won two EMMY Awards-- both for Outstanding Achievement-- for original programming; and Telly Awards for videos.

GCPS, an early proponent of the Clean Air Schools program, has been named the 2011 PACE Clean Air School District of the Year.

GCPS has been recognized among the best communities in the U.S. for music education for 2012 by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.