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GGC recognized for its diverse student body for sixth straight year

For the sixth year in a row, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report magazine as the most ethnically diverse Southern regional college. The ranking was included in the magazine’s 2020 “College Compass” report, issued today.

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John Newsome stands in his living room with family, friends and neighbors who helped save his life. L-R: David Kittner (next-door neighbor); Maureen “Moe” Kittner, Flight Nurse with Critical Care Certification working for Angel MedFlight; Giovanni Newsome, Freshman football player at Athens Academy; John Newsome; Tracy Salas, Respiratory Therapist at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital, and Jesse Salas, a Senior at Brookwood High School. As a neighborhood lifeguard, Jesse helped perform CPR on John.

Survivors will often say that near-death experiences can bring out the best in people and reveal what’s really important in life — things like family, community, and faith.

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Eagle Scout Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Michael Lippman cutting the ribbon.

Kani McLean, 15, of Lawrenceville, GA has earned the highest award the Scouts BSA | Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

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Members of Grayson Cycling Club and Witness to Fitness conquering the streets on their weekly training rides.

This October, two organizations come together to help put an end to one devastating disease.

As light breaks in East Gwinnett, a flock of cyclists takes off from Grayson Elementary School. Their wheels whirr as they quicken speed, heading into Walton County for their Saturday ride.

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