A Decatur High School senior was named a Georgia Scholar by the Georgia Department of Education.
Senior Emmaline Poth-Nebel among the 183 students recognized by GaDOE’s Excellence Recognition Office for the honor Wednesday.
Seniors must exhibit excellence at school, home and in the community, according to the honor’s requirements.
“These students have exemplary academic performance but they’ve also gained soft skills by taking on leadership roles within their schools and communities,” State School Superintendent Richard Woods said in a release. “I am confident we will hear great things about their accomplishments in the near future.”
The Georgia Scholars will receive a special seal on their high school diplomas.