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Wilson Named 2014-15 Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year

For the second time in his career and the first time since founding the intercollegiate athletics program at Georgia Gwinnett College, Dr. Darin S. Wilson has been named Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year. 

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Gwinnett County student named a U.S. Presidential Scholar

Grayson High School senior Yash Shirsath has earned one of the top academic honors in our country… recognition as a 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholar. Shirsath is one of only 141 students nationwide to receive the honor and one of only three Georgia students selected.

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Grace Fellowship Church 5th annual Father’s Day Classic

On June 22nd Grace Fellowship Church will host its 5th Annual Father’s Day Classic golf tournament presented by AquaGuard Foundation Solutions.  This fun event benefits Grace Student Ministry and allows middle and high school kids with financial hardships to attend summer camp at Look Up Lodge on scholarship.

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National Park Tourism in Georgia Creates $531.7 Million in Economic Benefit
New report shows visitor spending supports over 6200 jobs in Georgia

Atlanta – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 7,491,112  visitors to national park sites in Georgia spent $378 million in the state in 2014. That spending resulted in 6,216 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the state economy of $531.7 million.

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GCPS Class of 2015:
Thirty Gwinnett seniors honored as QuestBridge Scholars

More than two dozen Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors will have their entire college career paid in full after being named QuestBridge National College Match Recipients.

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