Darren Tan,'16, won the 2014 Georgia YoYo Contest and placed 3rd Overall in the 1A Division. He has been playing for over 2 years. View his winning performance.
Congratulations to our GRITS Robotics Team for winning the Coopertition Award at the state competition at the Georgia World Congress Center. This award was given for the students' willingness to assist other teams, extensive outreach program, and exceptional leadership. They also made it to semi-finals as part of the 1st seed alliance! This year's team was led by Amanda Firestone, advised by several upperclassmen, and consisted entirely of freshmen and sophomores. They also worked closely with engineering mentors from Lockheed. Way to go, GRITS!
Magnet junior, Alexandria Hopkins, who helped start the student athletic training program at Wheeler was featured in the Marietta Daily Journal. Read the article and find out more about Alexandria's work keeping Wheeler's athletes healthy.
Congratulations to Samuel Yapkowitz,'15, our newest Club 36 member. He scored a 36 on the Reading section of the ACT.
Wheeler wins the 2014 STEM Certified School Outreach Award. Wheeler has received this recognition for helping other schools seeking to develop STEM Programs. For more information about the awards click here.
Congratulations to Jessica Liebich '17 for receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. This prestigious award challenges young women to change the world- or at least their corner of it. For her project, Jessica developed and implemented an after school acting program for elementary students from Marietta City Schools who attend a mentoring program operated by YELLS Inc., which serves the Franklin Road community in Marietta.
Congratulations to Ryan Peck,'15 for scoring an 800 on both the Writing and Critical Reading sections of the SAT. Welcome to the 800 Club, Ryan!
Congratulations to Ammu Kumar, '16, for receiving The Patty Mozley Cobb Youth Leadership tuition scholarship, and Alissa Ji, '16, for receiving the The Jack Wilson Endowment for a Cobb Youth Leadership tuition scholarship. Both are full tuition scholarships presented by LCAA to students who exemplifies academic achievement, community service, and extracurricular activities.
Congratulations to Chetana Lagisetti,’15, and Rachel McPherson,'15, the newest members of Club 36! Chetana & Rachel scored a 36 on the Reading portion of the ACT.
Congratulations to Michael Vobejda,'15, our newest Club 36 member! Michael scored a 36 in the Reading, English, & Science sections of the ACT.
The Marietta Daily Journal featured Ryan Jackson,'15 in the 'Your Community' section in its August 2 edition! Ryan participated in the Bank of America Student Leader program, an eight-week summer internship at a local nonprofit organization and visit to D.C. Read more
Congratulations to the newest member of Club 36, Joanne Thomas,'15! Joanne scored a 36 on the Reading section of the ACT.
Congratulations to Matthew Coffin,'15, who scored an 800 on the Writing section of the SAT and a 36 on the English, Reading & Science sections of the ACT. We welcome him to both the 800 Club and Club 36!
Congratulations to Martin Cheung '15, one of the five teen entrepreneurs representing JA of Georgia Company Ruff It Up, who won the national award of JA Company of the Year as well as the NYSE Best Financial Performance Award at the 2014 Junior Achievement National Leadership Summit on June 18 at Washington, D. C. The JA of Georgia students, all from different high schools, founded a company that made affordable and durable tug-of-war pet toys. A total of 24 JA student teams comprised of nearly 100 teen entrepreneurs competed at the event. During the competition, the teens participated in a trade fair on Capitol Hill, a formal business presentation, and interviews with the judges. More info