Tag: Georgia

Walker County Centers Host Career Day (Lafayette and Rossville, Ga.)

The Walker County Ombudsman Center hosted a successful Career Day on May 15 for middle and high school students from Ombudsman Lafayette and Ombudsman Rossville, Ga. Students were given the opportunity to speak with representatives from a diverse group of ...

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Operation Graduation 2012: Morgan Whitlock (Calhoun, Ga.)

I’ve been attending Ombudsman since the middle of my junior year. I”m now a graduating senior and on the right track for once. I will always perfer Ombudsman over regular public high school. The education techniques used here and the ...

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Douglas Central Student Receives Special Congressional Recognition (Douglasville, Ga.)

Douglas Central senior Antoine Harraway was recently presented with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by U.S. Representative David Scott. Antoine was nominated by Congressman Scott to the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Class of 2016. ...

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Student Profile: Mary Barthell (Americus, Ga.)

I enrolled in the Ombudsman program on August 2, 2011. While at Ombudsman, I have experienced a big change in my life. I had to find myself. I have gotten on track! I have become a better student. My goal ...

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Oakwood Digital Academy Signs a New Partner-in-Education (Oakwood, Ga.)

From the Oakwood Digital Academy Website: Members of Oakwood Digital’s Advisory Committee recently held a meeting to welcome Ryan Jones of Ryan L. Jones and Associates, Inc., as an official Partner-in-Education. As part of his partnership agreement, Mr. Jones will be ...

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Students Explore Climate Change (Powder Springs, Ga.)

Mike Roberts, an Air Quality Specialist with the Federal Highway Administration, gave an informative presentation on climate change to the Environmental Science students at the Powder Springs, Ga., center. Mr. Roberts is regarded as an expert in his field and ...

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Director Profile: Carolyn Owens

Submitted by Carolyn Owens, Americus Ombudsman Center Director As Americus Ombudsman Center Director, it has been a great pleasure to witness the personal and academic growth of some of our students. It has been truly amazing to see the transformation. ...

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Rincon Center’s Giving Tree (Rincon, Ga.)

The Ombudsman Rincon center participated in Project Giving Tree during December in an effort to support the less fortunate children of Effingham County. The center partnered with the Rincon Division of Family and Children Services (DFACS) to provide elementary- and ...

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Oakwood Digital Helps Raise Money for the United Way (Marietta, Ga.)

In November, Oakwood held a Pizza Day fundraiser for the United Way. Pizza and soft drinks were sold during lunch to raise money for this great cause. Oakwood’s United Way Ambassador, Mike Chumley, Principal, Steve Butler and school Secretary, Sue ...

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Oakwood Digital Academy Hosts First Annual Career & Education Fair (Marietta, Ga.)

From the Oakwood Digital Academy website: Oakwood Digital Academy hosted its first Career and Education Fair on October 18, 2011 in the school gymnasium. There were representatives from several local colleges, including the University of West Georgia, Chattahoochee Tech, Georgia ...

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