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See attached for full list of 2018 Georgia Scholars.
30, 2018 – Graduating
seniors from across Georgia – 208 in total – have been recognized as 2018
Georgia Scholars, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced today.
the Georgia Scholar program, the Georgia Department of Education identifies and
honors high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community
life. Students eligible for Georgia Scholar recognition are high school seniors
who exhibit excellence in all phases of school life, in community activities,
and in the home.
Scholars are students who have carried exemplary course loads during their four
years of high school; who performed excellently in all courses; who successfully
participated in interscholastic events at their schools and in their
communities; and who have assumed active roles in extracurricular activities
sponsored by their schools. Each Georgia Scholar receives a seal for his or her
receiving the Georgia Scholar recognition are truly well-rounded,”
Superintendent Woods said. “They’ve engaged in extracurriculars, worked hard in
a broad range of academic subjects, served their communities and grown as
leaders. A true education encompasses more than just the traditional ‘core’
subjects, and these students exemplify that.”
program is coordinated by GaDOE’s Excellence Recognition office and through
local coordinators in each public school system and private schools throughout