13 Oct
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Columbus student suggests ‘Top 3 Ways to Improve Public Education in Georgia’

Ledger-Enquirer Story Link http://www.ledgerenquirer.com/news/local/education/article174356881.html BY MARK RICE mrice@ledger-enquirer.com SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 1:27 PM A not-so-funny thing happened on the way to writing this column. More like frustrating – and almost embarrassing. When the Georgia Department of Education announced the 142 members out of more than 1,500 applicants from middle schools and high schools selected to […]

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07 Sep
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Tift Academy Provides Options & Opportunities

When he was 10 years, Gage Linville was ranked as the fastest motocross rider in the world for his age. He’s now 13 and is pursuing his dream of turning pro. He will quickly tell you Tift Academy is helping to make that possible. Tift Academy is the online class program offered by Tift County […]

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05 May
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Auriel’s Way: From Macon to Harvard…

By Scotty Fletcher Living in a socio-economically depressed school district doesn’t mean your path in life is set in stone. With enough hard work and initiative, that path can lead all the way to Harvard and even Shanghai, China – just ask Auriel Wright. Auriel graduated in 2015 the valedictorian of Northeast High School in […]

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08 Feb
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For the Love of Science. And the Pursuit of Curiosity.

March 24, 2016 Stephanie Critchfield, ADDO Worldwide Growing up in Virginia, Brian Butler was a self-described weather nerd, fascinated by its unpredictability and the science of it all. It’s that innate curiosity that motivated him to leave home at 17 years old to pursue Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. Then the military came knocking. They were looking for weather […]

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08 Feb
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Pioneering a new family legacy

April 20th, 2016 – Atlanta, Ga. Stephanie Critchfield, ADDO Worldwide When Erick Juarez graduated from Harvard University in 2015 he paused to reflect, thankful for where he was but also for where he came from. As the child of migrant farmers, it was the kind of moment he had stolen away many times in life as he chipped steadily away […]

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08 Feb
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A Lesson in Purpose- From a Ga Teacher of the Year

A Lesson in Purpose From a Georgia Teacher of the Year Amanda Milner loves to learn; anyone who attended elementary, middle, and high school with her knew that. An active and involved student, she was an academic, even an overachiever. Another thing everyone knew about Amanda—she was going to do something really big with her […]

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