Three Rockdale Magnet Science and Technology students honored at Natural Conservation Summer Workshop

Magnet Photo
Testingfg of Ads

 

Danielle Nguyen, Sydnee Hairston and Jose Ayala

 

Three Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology students were honored this month at the Rockdale Soil and Water Conservation summer education program.

Danielle Nguyen, Jose Refujio Ayala and Sydnee Nicole Hairston were brought home top honors from the Natural Resource Conservation Workshop, which was held June 9-13 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Georgia.

Out of 159 counties in the state of Georgia, Rockdale had 17 students—the largest group this year—to participate this year, said Kenny A. Johnson, board chairman and district supervisor for Rockdale Soil and Water Conservation.

Johnson said he worked with Rockdale Magnet teachers, Shelley Seagraves and Lynette Clark, to get the students to apply for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Rockdale Soil and Water Conservation paid for travel, meals and dormitories for the students, Johnson said.

At the workshop, Rockdale Magnet student Nguyen received a first place medal in mining and $1,000.00 scholarship toward the college or university of her choice; Ayala received a first-place medal in natural science; and Hairston received a $500 scholarship toward the college or university of her choice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Common Ground News


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Testingfg of Ads

About us

On Common Ground News is published daily by On Common Ground, Inc (OCGNEWS.COM). The newspaper serves DeKalb, Gwinnett, Rockdale and Metro Atlanta.

The opinions expressed by writers and contributors are not necessarily those of the publisher or the newspaper’s advertisers.

No portion of this newspaper may be reproduced in any form without the written permission of the publisher.

We reserve the right to reject material and advertisements we deem inappropriate.


On Common Ground News
P.O. Box 904
Lithonia, GA 30058


(770) 679-5607

editor@ocgnews.com


Latest News

Select list(s) to subscribe to


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: On Common Ground News, 1240 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA, 30012, https://www.ocgnews.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact