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2018 Career and Technical Education Student of the Year: Aanjaney Pathak of Brookwood High School - GCPS Honors Excellence in Career and Technical Education

Brookwood HS student earns CTE honor

2018 Career and Technical Education Student of the Year: Aanjaney Pathak of Brookwood High School - GCPS Honors Excellence in Career and Technical Education

March 23, 2018

2018 CTE Student winners

     Recognizing their achievement in Career and Technical Education courses during their high school careers, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) recently highlighted the work of 23 high school students during the Gwinnett County Public Schools 2018 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 Gwinnett County Public Schools. The students were honored during an awards banquet on March 21, 2018 at the Busbee Center of Gwinnett Technical College.

     The 2018 GCPS winners are:
Aanjaney Pathak of Brookwood High School Overall Winner
Recipient of a $1,000 scholarship provided by Gwinnett Employer Committee 
Peter Doro of Norcross High School 1st runner up
Recipient of a $750 scholarship provided by Atlanta Electrical Contractors School
Gabriela Yalitza Ruvalcaba of Phoenix High School 2nd runner up 

Recipient of a $500 scholarship provided by Gwinnett Employer Committee 

     The annual recognition also saluted the top Career and Technical Education students from each high school.
The top GCPS students are: 
 
  • Jacob Lynn of Archer High School
  • Ruby Hernandez of Berkmar High School
  • Aanjaney Pathak of Brookwood High School
  • Caitlin Woods of Central Gwinnett High School
  • David Alejandro Cruz of Collins Hill High School
  • Bailey Watt of Dacula High School
  • Ernad Sisic of Discovery High School
  • Kevin Zhang of Duluth High School
  • Ivey Johnson of Grayson High School
  • Robert Mitchell Barnes of Grayson Technical Program
    (Robert Mitchell attends Grayson High School and is enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses at Grayson Technical Program)
  • Charles H. Grier of Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology
  • Thomas Harmond of Lanier High School
  • Makda Emesghen of Maxwell High School of Technology
    (Makda attends Parkview High School and is enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses at Maxwell High School of Technology)
  • Toni Walker of Meadowcreek High School
  • Camden Costa of Mill Creek High School
  • Faith Wilson of Mountain View High School
  • Peter Doro of Norcross High School
  • Pooja Parmar of North Gwinnett High School
  • Madeline Le of Parkview High School
  • Sumedh Surya Garimella of Peachtree Ridge High School
  • Gabriela Yalitza Ruvalcaba of Phoenix High School
  • Khadija Abdullah of Shiloh High School
  • Alexander Gabriel of South Gwinnett High School
 
The selection process requires nominated students to submit a transcript, a letter of recommendation from the nominating teacher, information on participation in a Career and Technical Student Organization, community service and an essay. The final requirement was an interview conducted by a panel of judges consisting of business and industry leaders, which included representation from the Gwinnett Employer Committee and the Gwinnett Chamber.

 

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