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Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Tompkins, a 2004 Shiloh High School graduate from Snellville, Ga

NORFOLK, Va. - Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Tompkins, a 2004 Shiloh High School graduate from Snellville, Ga., is serving on one of the world's most advanced warships, the U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67).

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Todd with Tori, Kaitlyn, Courtney, and Moe ready for the next round of barbeque. 

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By Beth Volpert

It never ceases to amaze just how many dynamic and self-sufficient personalities have come from the South Gwinnett Alumni. “Big Daddy” Todd Lawson is no exception. Always one of the guys who might be called “big man on campus”, Todd’s presence is hard to miss. From appearances, “Big Daddy” might conjure up thoughts of a southern gothic character, but according to his three daughters, he is kind of a gentle giant. A gentle giant who makes some very tasty barbeque. 

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Marquise Bumpas signed a Basketball Scholarship with Truett McConnell College in Cleveland, GA recently at Grayson High School

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Mason McIntyre, with is parents signing to swim at Drury University in Springfeild, MO.

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Jermey Ruthledge with parents Patrica and Tommy Ruthledge signing to dive for Darton State in Albany, GA

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From left to right: Head coach Rebekah Bullock, Jeremy Ruthledge, Mason McIntyre and Coach Niles Davis.

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Grayson HS is known for football.  But this year was the first year that GHS'  boys Varsity Lacrosse made it to the 6-A State playoffs!   We also had 3 Varsity players to sign for College Lacrosse: Chris Briner, MVP, and Darius Thompson, All County Defensive, both signed to play the inaugural season at Columbus State University.  Head Coach Brendan Bonacum moved down from New York to start the program, Chris will be the starting Goal Tender and Darius will be one of the starting Defensemen. Roman Brown signed with Huntington University in Alabama and Varsity player Sharp Reineryson also made All County Offense. Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in the South East, and Grayson High School is getting recognized, look out Football!!!  

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Chris Briner, signing to play at Columbus State

Gwinnett Online Campus wins Blackboard Catalyst Award
Recognizes out-of-the-box thinking in education and technology

Lawrenceville, GA – June 4, 2014 – Gwinnett Online Campus was named a winner of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Innovation, which recognizes those that challenge conventional thinking to improve the way education is delivered and experienced.

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