GAINESVILLE - Several seventh-grade students from Gainesville Middle School were recently awarded State Recognition in the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP).<br />
The program recognizes students who have demonstrated advanced proficiency for college readiness as demonstrated on the measures for college readiness, the SAT or the ACT. <br />
The students are:<br />
DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Kyle Korver bounced back from a miserable first half and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the Washington Wizards 106-90 on Tuesday night, taking advantage of John Wall's absence to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece.