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Congratulations to Heidi Campbell, 2019 TOTY!

Congratulations to Heidi Campbell, 2019 TOTY!

At the Nov. 8 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY) banquet, Heidi Campbell, a journalism and British literature teacher at Parkview High School, was named 2019 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year! Learn more

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GCPS Honors Excellence in CTE

Juliet La of Discovery High School named 2018-19 Career and Technical Education Student of the Year

March 25, 2019 / Permalink

CTE Students L-R: Matthew Lescota of Brookwood HS, Shama Khan of Central Gwinnett HS, and GCPS Career and Technical Education Student of the Year Juliet La of Discovery HS.

     Recognizing their achievement in Career and Technical Education courses during their high school careers, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) recently highlighted the work of 24 high school students during its 2019 Career and Technical Education Student of the Year awards recognition program. The students were selected from a field of high-performing high school students within the school district. The students were honored during an awards banquet on March 20, 2019, at Gwinnett Technical College’s Busbee Center.

     The 2019 GCPS winners are:

  • Juliet La of Discovery High School, (Marketing), Overall Winner 
    Recipient of a $1,000 scholarship provided by Learning Labs, Inc. 
  • Shama Khan of Central Gwinnett High School, (Healthcare) 1st runner-up
    Recipient of a $750 scholarship provided by Atlanta Electrical Contractors Association
  • Matthew Lescota of Brookwood High School, (Engineering & Entrepreneurship), 2nd runner-up
    Recipient of a $500 scholarship provided by Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation

     In addition to the county honorees, this annual recognition saluted the top Career and Technical Education students from each high school. Those students are:

Rebecca Young of Archer High School

Liul Shimels of Berkmar High School

Matthew Lescota of Brookwood High School

Shama Khan of Central Gwinnett High School

Tia Wren of Collins Hill High School

Michael Milroy of Dacula High School

Juliet La of Discovery High School

Karina Siberon of Duluth High School

Daniel Lett of Grayson High School

Cameron Smith of Grayson Technical Program 
(Cameron Smith attends Grayson High School and is enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses at Grayson High School Technical Program)

Anushka Saxena of Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology

Britley Jones of Lanier High School

Ryan Bronaugh of Maxwell High School of Technology
(Ryan Bronaugh attends North Gwinnett High School and is enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses at Maxwell High School of Technology)

Alicia Ramirez-Hernandez of Meadowcreek High School

Melody Pogula of Mill Creek High School

Lauryn Jackson of Mountain View High School

Melanie Gonzales of Norcross High School

Julianne Pace of North Gwinnett High School

Kasfia Kazi of Parkview High School

Smit Patel of Peachtree Ridge High School

Sanisha Shah of Paul Duke STEM High School

Angie Alvarez of Phoenix High School

Nimra Khan of Shiloh High School

Elijah Smith of South Gwinnett High School

       The selection process required nominated students to submit a transcript, a letter of recommendation from the nominating teacher, information on participation in a Career and Technical Student Organization, details about their community service, and an essay. In the final piece of the competition, students participated in an interview conducted by a panel of judges consisting of business and industry leaders.
 

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