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US Navy, Petty Officer second class, John Galusha speaks with prospective Gwinnett Tech students.

Ranked 4th in Nation by Military Times® and 8th in Nation by Military Friendly®

GWINNETT – Gwinnett Technical College has once again been recognized as one of the best in the nation. The College has earned significant national recognition for their outstanding Veterans Services in Military Times® and Military Friendly®.

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The Food Well Alliance has awarded Grayson High School a $25,000 grant to support the Grayson High School Community Farm and Garden project. The farm and garden helps students learn and hone the skills needed to run an urban garden that provides nutritionally dense food for families that don’t have access to local and sustainably grown healthy foods.

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Engagement photo of Chad Alexander Smith and Rebecca Clay Smith (small silhouettes) when the land was still part of Jane Alexander’s farm, which would later be turned into Alexander Park.

The giant oak that looked out on Scenic Highway from its place in the 91 acres Alexander Park is gone now, and that big oak tree was probably just an acorn when Gwinnett became a Georgia county in 1818. Through the years after the oak became a big tree and a landmark on the Alexander property it has seen all kinds of weather and over a century of changes in the Alexander family and Gwinnett County.

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