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Peach State FCU Awards $107,000 in Scholarships and Educational Grants

Lawrenceville, GA – Peach State Federal Credit Union announced the winners of its scholarship program, designed to honor the credit union’s founders, as well as past and present board members and employees. Scholarships were also awarded in honor of the lifetime achievements of several notable school system and community leaders. This year, Peach State awarded $107,000 in scholarships and educational grants. The following is a list of the scholarships that were awarded: 

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The Green Team, 4th grade environmental stewards at Gwinnett County’s Arcado Elementary, will host a special visit this week. The visit is due to the U.S. Department of Education recently naming Arcado Elementary as a 2014 National Green Ribbon School.

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Members of the Snellville Tourism & Trade Commerce Club with Sarah Lawley of South Gwinnett High School and Erica Mills of Brookwood who won $1,000 scholarships.

SNELLVILLE – Two students from South Gwinnett and Brookwood high schools each received a $1,000 scholarship for their academic achievements from Snellville Tourism & Trade Tuesday.

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Veteran educator Marion Sebastian works with Riverside Elementary students.

Riverside ES’ Sebastian honored for
dedication to gifted children

A veteran Gwinnett County educator, who received a number of accolades during her career with Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), continues to be recognized even into retirement. Marion Sebastian, who is retired but still serves Riverside Elementary students part-time, was presented with the state’s most prestigious recognition for educators who work with gifted children.

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