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Photo: LAUREN_LIZ_KRESS/Lauren Kress
Photo: LAUREN_LIZ_KRESS/Lauren Kress

AJC Cup 2020: These are the Alpharetta winners

AJC Cup includes winners from more than 200 metro Atlanta high schools. The honorees, which were chosen by faculty and staff after The Atlanta Journal-Constitution contacted schools in March, hail from schools in Gwinnett, DeKalb, Fulton, Cobb, Cherokee and Clayton counties.

This year, five students either attend schools in Alpharetta or reside there. Read below to learn more about them.


Suchetas Bokil from Alpharetta — Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta 

Falculty and staff at Suchetas’ school say he’s a top high school policy debater who serves as president of Future Business Leaders of America and vice president of the student council. He manages to maintain a near-perfect GPA while doing so and shows appreciation and gratitude for his teachers’ hard work.

Cameron Marcus Sheffield from Alpharetta  — Chattahoochee High School in Alpharetta

Chattahoochee High faculty and staff say natural leader Cameron’s outgoing personality and ability to have a good relationship with everyone sets him apart from others. He’s the captain of the basketball team and his leadership has led them to many championships.

Liam Couch from Cumming — Mill Springs Academy in Alpharetta

Liam puts other students at ease with his sincerity and kind spirit, according to faculty and staff at MSA. Described as a wonderful leader in the school, Liam is involved in writing and acting in school plays and is passionate about advocating for his peers, school and supporting teachers in their roles.

Beatrice Svezia from Alpharetta — Milton High School in Milton

Beatrice has maintained a 96.4 overall numeric average while being an active member of the Milton community. She is passionate about her work with Milton’s Community Based Instruction students and loves discussing mentorship. Beatrice has been involved with the band and the Teaching as a Profession program and hopes to become a teacher after studying education at Kennesaw State University.

Joshua Gil from Alpharetta — St. Francis High School in Milton

Josh, as he’s called, embodies determination and hard work according to his school’s faculty and staff. Leading by example, Josh is always willing to go the extra mile to assist anyone in need. That’s displayed through offering to walk a new student to class or wrapping Christmas presents for children.

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