Five Atlanta Public Schools Students Sign Division I Football Scholarships on NCAA’s Early Signing Day

(Click here to view the video.) Five Atlanta Public Schools (APS) student-athletes signed scholarship letters Wednesday, the first day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) new early signing period. In years past, the first day high school seniors could sign their National Letters of Intent for the school they chose was the first Wednesday... Continue Reading →

Carver School of the Arts’ 2015 Salutatorian Collin Seymour is set to study Biology at UGA

Collin Seymour’s past four years at Carver School of the Arts have been filled with great opportunities and great mentors. The relationships Collin has built with his teachers and peers have enabled him to be successful throughout his high school career. His educational experiences have challenged him to go above and beyond the expected average... Continue Reading →

Carver School of the Arts 2015 Valedictorian Vanessa Rodriguez-Badillo is headed to Georgia Tech

Vanessa Rodriguez-Badillo is a dedicated student who has demonstrated her potential to excel not only in academics, but also in extracurricular activities. Vanessa is an exemplarily leader. She is a member of the National Honors Society of High School Scholars, National Beta Club, Carver High School Book Café, and Student Government Association. Vanessa is currently... Continue Reading →

Meet APS Class of 2015: Trendarius Edwards Simmons – Frederick Douglass High School

by Kimberly Willis Green Trendarius Edwards Simmons is a graduating senior at Frederick Douglass High School. Born to the late Cheree and Edward Simmons, Trendarius is a native of Atlanta.  At the age of 12, Trendarius lost his mother to her second fight with breast cancer.  This tragic loss motivated him to do well in... Continue Reading →

Arbrielle Lenecia Tarver is the Class of 2014 Salutatorian for Daniel M. Therrell School of Health Sciences and Research

  Arbrielle calls her four years at Therrell High School difficult, but rewarding. Being named salutatorian was not her initial goal, but years of diligence and hard work resulted in this honor. She attributes much of her success to her parents and teachers. She is especially thankful for her college advisor, Ms. Modi, who help... Continue Reading →

Washington High School of Health and Science’s Salutatorian is Agnes Scott Bound

  Growing up with parents from a different country could have posed many challenges for this inner-city youth, but Elizabeth Teryima Ouleymatou Ushi has an enduring spirit. Hard work and determination have helped Elizabeth overcome a myriad of obstacles that could have deterred her from succeeding. At an early age, she was taught that education... Continue Reading →

Future Journalist Devion Lewis is Frederick Douglass High School’s Class of 2014 Salutatorian

  Devion Lewis is honored to be named salutatorian of Frederick Douglass High School. In addition to being the editor-in-chief of the school’s newspaper and a member of the yearbook staff, Devion is an active member of Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA). Within the DECA program, he holds  the position of Vice President and... Continue Reading →

Sharod Javon McClendon is B.E.S.T. Academy’s first ever Valedictorian

Sharod McClendon is the inaugural class Valedictorian of B.E.S.T. Academy. B.E.S.T. Academy is a single gender school for boys that opened in 2007 with 6th grade students. They will now celebrate their inaugural graduating class during a joint ceremony with Coretta Scott King Young Women’s Leadership Academy, a single gender school for girls, on May... Continue Reading →

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