Schools

Trinity captures GISA region title

The girls track team from Trinity Christian School celebrates its region title. Photo/Special.

Trinity Christian School’s track team has made huge strides in only its second season.

The girls won the GISA’s 1-AAA region championship April 16. Andrea Campbell and Dee Cowan finished first and second in the 100 and 200 meters and Ashley Caldwell won the 100-meter hurdles. Cowan was the top individual scorer due in part to her performances in the long jump and as part of the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. Read More»

’Cats fall short in state title quest

The Whitewater Wildcats came up two runs short in their quest for the AAAAA state baseball championship.

Playing as the visiting team in their own ballpark, the Wildcats jumped out to an early lead in the third game of the championship series, but they couldn’t hold off the Houston County Bears’ bats and fell 8-6 Tuesday afternoon before an overflow crowd of passionate baseball fans.

Whitewater led 3-0 before the opposition even came up to bat, as Jacob Wilkinson led off the game with a walk, Brandon Bell singled and Nick Fuerstenau blasted a three-run homer. Read More»

Peeples Elementary honored for win

Peeples Elementary honored for win

Peeples Elementary School representatives were recognized at the May 19 meeting of the Fayette County Board of Education for their work in winning the People’s Choice Award in the Follet Challenge. Read More»

More than 1,500 graduate from Coweta's high schools

Commencement addresses at the ceremonies were given by, left to right, Northgate High School Valedictorian Maggie Shiffert and Salutatorian Brennan Lockwood; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Amber Akbar and Salutatorian Ghe Jin “Rachel” Ahn; and Newnan High School Valedictorian Hannah Katherine Chapman and Salutatorian Annie Hass. Photo/Special.

The Coweta County school system’s 2013-24 school year came to a close Friday. Commencement addresses at the ceremonies were given by, left to right, Northgate High School Valedictorian Maggie Shiffert and Salutatorian Brennan Lockwood; East Coweta High School Valedictorian Amber Akbar and Salutatorian Ghe Jin “Rachel” Ahn; and Newnan High School Valedictorian Hannah Katherine Chapman and Salutatorian Annie Hass. Photo/Special.

Newnan High School Class of 2014

Honors Graduate *

High Honors Graduate **

Abigail Elizabeth Aaron **

Elizabeth Eleanor Abercrombie **

Lily Sondra Mae Acree *

Michael Brandon Adams

Kathryn Elizabeth Adcock *

Bria Nichole Alas

Shanon Marie Albea

Robbie Lee Albert *

Cheyenne Deniece Alce

Alexis Deandria Alford

Eshawnee Jade Vency Anderson

Maklain Lee Archer

Shantel Nicole Archie *

John Glenn Arnold

Starr Miracle Arnold

Dondrikus Rashun Arnold *

Kirsten Tandrika Arnold **

Brandon Russell Arrington

Megan Brittney Asbury

Jared Marshall Ashley * Read More»

Northgate High School Class of 2014

Honors Graduate *

High Honors Graduate *

John Nicholas Abbadangelo *

Jason Thomas Abraham **

Kinsey Melissa Adams

Rachel Reneé Adornato **

Heather McKenzie Ahart **

Jordan Rae Alvey

Natasha Arona Amos

Kemor Alicia Anderson

Hannah Marie Arnold

Zachary R. Arriola **

Marissa Kaitlyn Askey *

Deveon Salina Atkins *

Erica Nicole Austin

Joel Auzon

Justin Allen Ayers

Ashleigh Lauren Bailey *

Leisel Diane Baker *

Thomar Dwayne Ball

Audrey Grace Ballew **

Charles Jauan Barber

Joshua Paul Barber

Ann Marie Barboza Read More»

East Coweta High School Class of 2014

Honors Graduate *

High Honors Graduate **

Mallory Anne Adams **

Morgan Barbe Adams **

Taylor Douglas Adams

Stone Lee Addair

Avery Tyler Addison

Ghe Jin Ahn **

Amber Anam Akbar **

Quaneisha MyShay Alexander

Sanoj Nnyl Allen *

Amber Keshawn Amie

Brianna Arielle Anderson

Courtney Patricia Anglin *

Yusra Anwar **

Josue David Araya

Tiara Caitlin Arnall

Jacquelyn Renae Atkinson

Caileen Marie Ayers *

Samantha Lynn Baer

Elizabeth Marie Baker

Rebecca Renee Baker

Shelby Madison Baker

Rashaad Jamal-isiah Baldwin * Read More»

Class of 2014’s 1,671 seniors to march Friday

Vals and sals — (Front, L-R) Fayette County High School Valedictorian Menaka Reddy; Salutatorian Casey Patterson; McIntosh High School Salutatorian Sue Liang;  MHS Valedictorian Jacob Wilson. (C) Sandy Creek High School Valedictorian Savannah Eichhorn; Salutatorian Sarah Estrada; McIntosh Salutatorian Airyn Nash. (Top) Whitewater High School Valedictorian Bonnie Hester; Salutatorian Austin Dill; Starr’s Mill High School Valedictorian Vivian Nguyen; Salutatorian Julia Oden. Photo/Ben Nelms.

The Fayette County School System’s Class of 2014 will be front and center for graduation ceremonies at the county’s five high schools Friday night.

Once they toss their hats in the air, more than 91 percent of all graduating seniors plan to go to either college or tech schools, according to figures supplied by the school system. Many of them will go on to post-secondary classes using part of the nearly $25 million in scholarship money awarded to students at the five high schools. Read More»

The Chiefs are the CHAMPIONS!

At right, McIntosh’s Amy Brewer, who scored twice in the 4-1 state championship victory over crosstown rival Starr’s Mill, keeps her eye on the lofted ball at midfield. Despite being an away game at Kennesaw State University, more than 400 fans watched the boys and girls teams claim victory. Photo/John Munford.

Peachtree City is now Titletown as McIntosh sweeps state soccer finals

At right, McIntosh’s Amy Brewer keeps her eye on the lofted ball at midfield. Despite being an away game at Kennesaw State University, more than 400 fans watched the boys and girls teams claim victory. Goals were scored by Taylor Malasek, Martha Trimbach, Amanda Bartholomew and Jackie Gray. Read More»

Fayette County High School Class of 2014

Salutatorian Casey Patterson and valedictorian Menaka Reddy. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Courtney Paige Abrahims

Olusola Ajibola Adegunloye

Wahid Malik Ali

Hayley Lorraine Barker

Brianna Nichole Bizzell

Alyasa Necole Brown

Brandi Christine Burnsed Read More»