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GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Mill Creek Senior gets presidential scholarship

HOSCHTON -- Mill Creek High School senior Eduardo Sanchez, the son of Aevero and Alejandra Sanchez, was selected to receive the Margaret A. Pitts Presidential Scholarship to attend Andrew College in Cuthbert.

Andrew College awards the Margaret A. Pitts Scholarship to incoming freshmen who best demonstrate academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service and contributions to school and community.

The Pitts Scholarship covers the full amount of tuition, fees, room and board for the academic year and is renewable for the sophomore year.

According to a news release from Andrew College, Sanchez "comes to Andrew with stellar high school academic credentials. Eduardo demonstrates his commitment to community and service through volunteerism and church work. Notably, Eduardo is a seasoned martial artist and serves as a Tae-Kwon-Do instructor."

Established in 1854, Andrew College is a small, residential two-year college in Cuthbert.GSMST students triumph at Science Fair

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LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology Team Black won first place at the Macon State College Regional Science Fair on Feb. 18, qualifying for the state tournament in March.

Students from the school's competing teams brought home a total of 80 individual first through fourth place medals in 23 different team events.

Team Black members included the following: Shawn Albert, Arsalan Sufi, Jessica Allison, Aditya Ragunathan, Sally Han, Lilian Chan, Alyssa Napier, Brian Barr, Urvashi Betarbet, Morrison, Nolan, Heather Huynh, Stephanie Moon, Madeleyne Vaca, Max Bires and Frank Cha.

Team Silver members: Anthony Tsou, Justin Chang, Nabeel Sarwar, Chan Lee, Danish Singh, Jemma Hwang, Mitesh Bhalani, Daniela Ruiz, Tej Koindala, Cole Smith, Ryan Clark, Jamie Freeland, Jessie Yuan, Vi Nguyen and Aadithya Prem.

Team Teal: Jaya Janadhyala, Shannon Nguyen, Mark Wang, Mike Wang, Willie Jin, Jaehee Lim, Kevin Edwards, Hanfei Wang, Stephanie Diaz, Diana Hernandez, Michael Rayalu, Joel Joseph, Peter John, Ashwinn John and Chinye Ijeli.

Frank Reddy writes about education. Good News from Schools appears in the Sunday edition of the Daily Post.