clear
Thursday May 26th, 2016 11:01AM

3 Hall Co. seniors among this year's Georgia Scholars

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - The Georgia Scholar Program recognizes high school seniors who have achieved excellence in school and community life.

High School seniors qualify for this distinction by meeting rigorous criteria involving outstanding SAT scores, a 3.75 or higher GPA, letters of recommendation, involvement in several competitive interscholastic activities, and leadership roles in both the school and community.

The Hall County School System has three students who have been named Georgia Scholars for 2014:

Morgan Ivey: Chestatee High School
Drew Smith: Chestatee High School
Anna Black: Flowery Branch High School
© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.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
Four Hall County schools among those in the area to receive state's Greatest Gains awards
More than 187 Georgia public schools - including four in Hall County - will receive the state's Highest Performing or Greatest Gains school awards.
By AccessWDUN staff
9:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week
Applications for US unemployment benefits fell last week, a sign companies cut fewer jobs
8:44AM ( 2 hours ago )
Hall County Fire Department's Deputy Chief retires Friday
The Deputy Chief of the Hall County Fire Department - Chad Black - is retiring.
By AccessWDUN staff
8:43AM ( 2 hours ago )
South Carolina Governor signs 20-week abortion ban
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signs legislation outlawing most abortions at 20 weeks beyond fertilization
8:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
Man threatened with hefty fines for American flag display
A Forsyth County man whose son serves in the U.S. Coast Guard is upset after he says his homeowners association forced him to stop displaying American flags on his property or else face hefty fines.
By Associated Press
7:42AM ( 3 hours ago )