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New department, leaders for college

At Lanier Technical College, the new year is bringing change.

December 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Young man’s talent takes him places

One young man's musical talents have bought him a ticket across the world.

December 29, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Seminar aims to help with personal finances

The Dawson County Adult Education Center of Lanier Technical College recently announced that beginning in January it will present a seminar sure to help residents through these troubled economic times.

December 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students receive honors

Truett-McConnell College announced that four Dawson County students received academic recognition for the fall semester 2010.

December 29, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school exams rescheduled

Thanks to recent icy weather, high school students who needed some extra time to study for exams are in luck.

December 22, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Youth award winners chosen

Local winners of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award were announced at a Dawson County school board meeting last week.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Martin graduates from West Georgia

Miranda Martin of Dawson County graduated from the University of West Georgia Dec. 11, with her masters degree in early childhood education.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Reading garden dedicated

Students, teachers, faculty and family members of the Corcoran Family showed up last week at Black's Mill Elementary School to celebrate the opening of the John Wayne Corcoran Memorial Reading Garden.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students exceed average for the state

The state's school superintendent announced last week that Georgia students made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school health club planned

After launching a successful wellness program for fellow workers at Dawson County High School, Tara Sewell decided to expand the reach to include students.

December 15, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


‘A Light in the Attic’

Young artists got the chance to show off some of their best work last week during Dawson County High School's biannual art show.

December 08, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Joint effort aims to recycle instruments

A collaboration between the Dawson County Arts Council and RIC Rack Thrift Store could introduce the art of making music to students who may otherwise not have the chance.

December 08, 2010 | Michele Hester | Education


New trail a possibility

Students in Dawson County may be able to add a whole new dimension to their learning experience if government leaders are able to secure grant dollars available through the state.

December 08, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education


Capitol trip, scholarships up for grabs

Sawnee EMC is offering college scholarships to current high school seniors who live in Dawson County.

December 08, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Dawsonville woman gets full-tuition scholarship

Sarah Rebecca Melton of Dawsonville was recently awarded a full-tuition scholarship by the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia Foundation.

December 08, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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Schools make up for January inclement weather

Dawson County Schools will be open on Feb. 20 to make up for a snow day taken last month.

February 15, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Lanier Tech student chosen as college’s GOAL winner

Lauren Hockaday, a firefighter and EMSP student at Lanier Technical College, has been named the school's winner for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership ...

February 08, 2017 | | Education


Dawson native, nursing student wins national recognition

Twenty-four-year-old nursing student Amberly Hedden is one of the lucky ones.

February 01, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Kilough student to compete at international pageant

Nine-year-old Makana Tate loves her high heels.

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Eighth-grader out-spells competition

The culmination of several spelling bees across the Dawson County School System, last week's event in the Dawson County Junior High School auditorium resulted ...

February 01, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Donald W. Moss Scholarship now open to Dawson students

The Donald Moss Scholarship Fund is now open for applications. This is the first year that the scholarship is open to Dawson County students who ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Spelling bees take place in preparation for system-wide event

Thirty middle school spellers sat nervously on stage at Dawson County Middle School last week for the annual spelling bee that ended up going through ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Board of ed approves Rick Brown as chief operations officer

During last week's Dawson County Board of Education meeting, the board approved current Chief Academic Officer Rick Brown to take on a new position ...

January 18, 2017 | Amy French | Education


Sawnee EMC accepting applications for scholarships and trip

The Sawnee Foundation Youth Scholarship program, a part of Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation (Sawnee EMC) is currently accepting applications for scholarships for high school seniors.

January 04, 2017 | | Education


Middle school math teacher quietly impacting her students

Sixth grade math teacher at Dawson County Middle School Christie Downs likes to, as she says, "fly under the radar."

December 28, 2016 | Amy French | Education


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