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Students excel at the state level
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Dawson County High was well represented at the state level in the past month.

Students fared well in FBLA, chorus, health occupation and literary competitions. Two local students also received governor’s honors.


Dawson County High School juniors Cody Hall and Amanda Florentine will attend the summer session of governor’s honors at Valdosta State University June 12-24.


Hall received honors for social studies, and Florentine was recognized for executive management.


Two other students from the high school were recognized for placements at the recent Health Occupation Students for America State Conference.


Faith Frankland won third place in medical assisting, and Michael Walker took first place for medical spelling.


Students who competed at the State Literary Meet also did well.


Courtney Fraley, Valerie Leonard and Ashley Butterworth placed second for Women’s Literary Trio. Jonathan Fountain got second place for Boy’s Literary Dramatic Oral Presentation.


Riverview Middle School students Chance Passmore, Emily Poss and Amy Wells made the All-State Chorus.


Dawson County Middle School students Hannah Faille and Mary Anna Pearson were selected to the 2010 Georgia Music Educator’s All-State Chorus.


FBLA members Logan Porter and Brittney MacDonald qualified for a national competition after besting competitors at the state level.


Porter and MacDonald won second place in a desktop publishing team event.