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Sisters of Tau Pi Omega Chapter and Upsilon Alpha Omega Chapter honored hundreds of veterans and those presently serving the United States during King weekend celebrations. A standing room only crowd gathered at Peace Lutheran Church to thank those on the battlefield for freedom.

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Arcado ES celebrates designation as Green Ribbon School

 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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The National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program’s GEORGIA State Winner, …  Jaidyn Sawyer. She grew a humongous cabbage and was randomly selected by the Georgia Agriculture Department. Jaidyn will receive a $1,000 saving bond towards education from Bonnie Plants. Jaodyn is a student at Greater Atlanta Christian School in Norcross.

Kids across America are growing, and some are earning, a lot of “green” participating in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program. This year, more than 1.5 million third graders in 48 states have gotten hands-on gardening experience growing colossal cabbages with high hopes to win “best in state” and receive a $1,000 scholarship towards education from Bonnie Plants.

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 Daniela Aguilar, 22, of Lawrenceville, took the GED® exam at Gwinnett Tech on Jan. 2., 2014

New Year Ushers in New GED® Program and Test

Gwinnett Tech GED® Testing Center One of State’s First to Offer New Test 

LAWRENCEVILLE -- The new year brought with it a new GED® program and test takers at Gwinnett Technical College’s GED® Testing Center were among the first in the state to experience the new 2014 GED® test.

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