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GAB: Students get agriculture scholarships

Special Photo From left to right, Marrissa Blackwell, Cecil Gober, Daniel Tanghal and Miles Couch pose for a photo. Gober awarded Blackwell, Couch and Tanghal each a $1,500 check toward scholarship funds for agriculture.

Special Photo From left to right, Marrissa Blackwell, Cecil Gober, Daniel Tanghal and Miles Couch pose for a photo. Gober awarded Blackwell, Couch and Tanghal each a $1,500 check toward scholarship funds for agriculture.

Students get agriculture scholarships

LAWRENCEVILLE -- Gwinnett County Farm Bureau president Cecil Gober awarded Marrissa Blackwell of Mill Creek High School, Miles Couch of Archer High School and Daniel Tanghal of Brookwood High School each with a $1,500 check toward scholarship funds for agriculture. Blackwell plans to study animal science at the University of Georgia. Couch will study environmental science at the University of West Georgia. Tanghal will study agribusiness at the University of Georgia.

All three recipients will attend college in the fall of 2013. The scholarship is to recognize and assist deserving and outstanding young people who are pursuing a college degree in agriculture or a related field.

G-Braves need donations

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The Gwinnett Braves are looking for businesses, groups and individuals to help donate to Christmas in July. In association with local charities, the Gwinnett Braves will raise funds to allow underprivileged youth and their families to attend Christmas in July Night on July 20.

Donation levels range from $160 to $1,600, with each level providing seats for the children and their families for the game. All partners will have their name or company name listed on gwinnettbraves.com, as well as the team's official Facebook and Twitter pages. Partners will also receive VIP seats to the game so that they can participate in the event.

All donations must be received by July 12. To purchase tickets call Coolray Field Box Office at 678-227-0340 or visit gwinnettbraves.com. For more information, call Josh Murray at 678-227-0350.

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