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Superintendent Woods announces 2024 Georgia Scholars

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Click here for the list of 2024 Georgia Scholars.


April 10, 2024 – The Georgia Department of Education is recognizing 177 graduating seniors across Georgia as 2024 Georgia Scholars, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced today.


GaDOE identifies and honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life through the Georgia Scholar program. Each honoree receives a seal for their diploma.


“These 177 Georgia students have made our state proud through their stellar efforts in the classroom and in their communities,” Superintendent Woods said. “The Georgia Scholar designation is a recognition of their leadership and diligence. I wish them great success as they continue into their futures, and know they will continue to contribute to their communities and to our state.”


Georgia Scholars carried exemplary course loads during their four years of high school, performed excellently in all courses, successfully participated in interscholastic events within their schools and communities, and assumed leadership roles in extracurricular activities sponsored by their schools. Click here to view the full criteria for the program.


The Georgia Scholar program is coordinated by GaDOE in partnership with local districts and schools.