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Department of Community Services Director, Tina Fleming; Deputy Director, Blake Hawkins; Lifetime Achievement Award Shining Star, Lois Allen; and Deputy Director, Mark Patterson at the Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony held Thurs., April 19, 2018 at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.

Lawrenceville – In celebration of National Volunteer Week, which is April 15 through April 21, the Department of Community Services honored more than 80 individuals and groups with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony on April 19. Those who were recognized completed 4,000 or more volunteer service hours in their lifetime.

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Gwinnett County Public Schools has planned an information meeting in an effort to identify and support students with disabilities who are currently enrolled in private or home school programs in Gwinnett County. Attendees to the Child Find meeting will be provided information about possible services available through the school system to support students with disabilities.

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The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that seven Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) seniors, representing three of the district’s high schools, were selected as 2018 Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship award winners, earning corporate-sponsored scholarships to help fund their college education. These National Merit Scholars are part of a group of distinguished students nationwide judged to have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills, and potential for success in rigorous college studies. 

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