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Principal Melissa Madsen and Gayle Middlebrook, a former student and current employee at Britt Elementary, show their Comet pride in the school's hallway.

During the 70s, Snellville became the fastest growing city in the county. As the population grew, local hallmark W.C. Britt Elementary (Britt) adapted to meet the demands of its changing community. But the goal for each student remains the same.

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A finished product. "Hiawatha, The Leader We Need" by America Garcia, a senior at Mill Creek High School.

“Swift of foot was Hiawatha;

He could shoot an arrow from him,

And run forward with such fleetness,

That the arrow fell behind him!”
~ Excerpt from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem “The Song of Hiawatha” (1855)

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Teams from Buford and Mountain View in the 2018 Gwinnett Middle School Fast Pitch Softball league.

In the early 2000s, two parents noticed there weren’t many options for their young daughters to play competitive sports. So, Larry Barnes and Tom Robinson put their heads together to create a program that would cultivate that team-driven atmosphere they had been looking for.

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The Cornerstone building in downtown Lawrenceville got a head start at the city's "Light Lawrenceville Blue". The neighborhood had 100 percent participation with every resident and local businesses NovoLogic and Cornerstone CoWorking supporting the effort.

Once the residents at Cornerstone caught word of the initiative, it spread — like blue wildfire. Everyone at the 279 West Crogan Street “Cornerstone building” wanted to participate.

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