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GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Students honored for 13 years of perfect attendance

Frank Reddy

Frank Reddy

SUWANEE -- During a meeting earlier this month, officials with Gwinnett County Public Schools recognized nine students for 13 years of perfect attendance at school in grades kindergarten through 12.

The students included the following:

-- Janae Thompson, Brookwood High School

-- Clara Kim, Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology

-- Royce Kim, Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology

-- Izzy Sam, Lanier High School

-- Jordyn Shafer, Mountain View High School

-- Casey Brace, North Gwinnett High School

-- Anish Mayur Amin, Parkview High School

-- Heon Ju Lee, Peachtree Ridge High School

-- Oluwaseun Ogunmoyero, South Gwinnett High School

Grayson, Mill Creek champs at Electrathon Competition

SUWANEE -- Grayson and Mill Creek high schools recently took first and second place in Georgia's Electrathon Competition.

The mission of the Georgia Electrathon Association is to promote the education of alternative energy within the community and school system. The Georgia Electrathon Association is an organized group of teachers, students and promoters that sponsors and organizes battery powered technology competition events.

On May 11, several GCPS students participated in the third Annual Run for the Peaches Electrathon series competition. The objective of the Electrathon series is to see how far a student team designed car can travel in 60 minutes on one kilowatt hour of energy. Students have to design the car based on weight and aerodynamic chassis. During the competition, students are using teamwork and communication skills to make changes to the vehicle speed, based on different variables of the competition.

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