The Epstein School had 19 students take 1st place honors at the 2019 Georgia Independent and Home School Regional Technology Competition. They will now go on to compete at the state level competition. All in all, Epstein had 19 students take 1st place (representing twelve projects), 6 students take second place (four projects) and 2 students take 3rd place (one project). Left to right: Back Row- Jordan Cohen, Shai Bachar, Heather Grant, Naomi Brager, Marion Kogon, Sagiv Avigal and Eli Bock. Middle Row- Ilan Bachar, Kfir Cohen, Richard Lurey, Leo Silver, Alexander Tyryshkin, Ari Oshins, Abbey Deckelbaum. Front Row- Micah Weiss, Gerald Kogon, Noah Blatt, Talia Rubel and Maya Rowe.

BRAGBOOK for April 19

Melanie Chavarria of Marietta has been awarded one of only two Civic Engagement Scholarships at Oglethorpe University for the incoming freshman class in fall 2019. Chavarria is a Campbell High School senior who plans to major in Sociology.

On March 15, 96 fourth-year medical students, including Nichole Ogojiaku of Marietta, learned their residency placements during the National Resident Matching Program’s “Match Day,” an event at which all fourth-year M.D. students around the country simultaneously open their envelopes to learn where they will spend the next three to seven years training in specialties. Residencies typically begin July 1.

Ten female University of North Georgia students who demonstrate outstanding leadership skills were honored March 3 during the annual Women of UNG Leadership Luncheon. The event on UNG’s Dahlonega Campus marked the beginning of Women’s History Month. The student leaders included:

Madison Black from Suwanee, a senior pursuing a degree in middle grades education.

Emilie Bertsch from Cumming,a senior pursuing a degree in elementary & special education.

Wakeitha Cunningham from Gainesville, a sophomore pursuing a degree in business administration.

Coral Montalvo from Lawrenceville, a senior pursuing a degree in kinesiology.

Melissa Silva from Gainesville, a senior pursuing a degree in Spanish.

Renee Vanhorn from Marietta, a senior pursuing a degree in business management.

Laura Rodes from Sharpsburg, a senior pursuing a degree in psychology.