Nicole Cortes, a student at Luella High School in Locust Grove, Georgia, and her teacher, Jennifer Coleman, make up one of only 16 student-teacher teams from across the United States selected to participate in the second annual Sacrifice for Freedom: World War II in the Pacific Student & Teacher Institute.

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Brookwood High School students Sam Gutierrez, Caitlin Hitchcock, Emily Hoffmaster, and Jasmin Strecker earned a Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD) Level 1 Certificate from the German Central Office of Schools Abroad.

Derin Josephson of Peachtree City, graduated from the University of New Hampshire in December.

Whitefield Academy hired Heather Karvis to serve as Middle School Principal beginning in June.

Douglas Hurley of Alpharetta graduated from George Fox University in December.

Luke William Macadam of Atlanta and Christopher Alan Gonzalez of Johns Creek graduated from Baylor University in December.

Felicia Bolden Mobley graduated from Northern Illinois University in December.

Jacob Drobney of Acworth, Isaiah Fleck, Cody Kendrix and Brandon Thurmond of Cumming, William Norman of Jefferson, Jericho Searcy of Newnan and Parrish West of Roswell were among 18 cadets who graduated from University of North Georgia with distinguished military honors.

Debbie Wincek of Lawrenceville graduated from Pensacola Christian College.

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