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Sunday October 22nd, 2017 8:05AM

Local schools named finalists for S.T.E.M. education awards

By Brian Stewart Reporter

Two North Georgia schools made the cut for the Fourth Annual S.T.E.M. (Science, Techonology, Engineering and Mathematics) education awards for the state of Georgia.

Lanier High School in Sugar Hill made the cut—along with four other schools—for the "S.T.E.M. Certified School Outreach" category for its Center for Design and Technology.

Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee is one of five schools in contention in the "High School" category.

The awards are presented by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), and will be handed out at a ceremony on August 28 at the Carlos Community Center in Atlanta.

“We received more than 180 nominations for our inaugural STEM Education Awards,” stated Amanda Hendley, Chief Operating Officer for TAG in a press release.

40 finalists have been selected for the eight award categories.

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