partlycloudy
Sunday May 1st, 2016 11:47AM

GHS receives literary title

By Submitted to AccessNorthGA.com
GAINESVILLE - Gainesville High School received the 8-AAAAA Literary Championship on Saturday, March 8 at Apalachee High School.

Andrew Kelley and Gabriella Diaz received 1st place recognition in Essay and will be advancing to State AAAAA on March l5th. Pam Michelson, Wyoma Newman, Lara Mallard and all of the English Department worked with them.

Emilie Gille and Braz Jackson were the entrants in Extemporaneous Speaking. Jackson won 1st place and will be advancing to State AAAAA on March l5th; Gille placed 3rd. Kathy Kelley worked with them.

Julia Hamilton prepared the students that entered in all music events. Cameron Drake placed 2nd in Boys Solo; Carrie Franklin represented GHS in Girls Solo; Girls Trio was Londra Irias, Liliana Esqueda and Dulce Elvira Mata-Garcia. Boys Quartet was David Israel Camargo, Cameron Drake, Victor Rosa and Cristian Mejia.

Pam Ware prepared the students that entered in dramatic interpretation. Lauren Carter placed 1st and will advance to State AAAAA Literary on March l5th. Triston Wimpye placed 4th in dramatic interpretation.
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 1 year ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 1 year ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Utility workers take pride in move-over law
An official with Sawnee EMC said utility workers took a sense of pride with Governor Nathan Deal's signature of the so-called move over for linemen legislation.
By Derreck Booth
11:41AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Attorney general plugs campaign to uncover child sex abusers
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens is promoting a new statewide campaign to "unmask" those who seek children for sex
10:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lanier Tech to celebrate 50th anniversary next month
Lanier Technical College will celebrate its 50th anniversary June 9.
9:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Metro Atlanta developer announces plans for 508-acre mixed use community in the Braselton area
A metro Atlanta developer has announced plans to build a mixed-use community in the Braselton area that would encompass more than 500 acres on the Hall-Jackson County line.
7:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Local Y hosts event promoting healthy kids and families
The Georgia Mountains YMCA participated in the 25th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day Saturday with a number of activities at Laurel Park.
3:00AM ( 8 hours ago )