Friday, May 10, 2013
Melissa Moore's picture was featured as she played a lacrosse game in Colorado on Thursday, May 9.
Former Milton High School Girls Lacrosse state champion player, Melissa Moore, was on the home page of Facebook this past week. The social media giant was featuring the US Lacrosse organization on Thursday, May 9. US Lacrosse happened to post a photo of Moore in a game against the University of Minnesota. Moore, whose University of Georgia (UGA) team was in Colorado playing for a national title, was chosen as the Atlanta area 2009 Andrew J. Oswald Memorial Scholarship Recipient for lacrosse. Moore, a UGA senior, stands at just 5-feet tall. "She plays against girls almost a foot taller without fear," her mom, Kathy Moore, told Alpharetta-Milton Patch in an e-mail. Kathy also congratulated the coaches at Milton who have inspired and believed…
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Eight Fulton seniors scored high in the PSAT and SAT, and were endorsed by their principals.
George Li was one of eight Fulton County Schools' seniors who have been awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships as part of the National Merit 2013 awards program. Approximately 1,000 students nationwide qualified for this award. Milton High George Li Chattahoochee High Frank R. Chen Johns Creek High Natalie R. Bhalla Jesse Huang Northview High School Victoria L. Francis Katherine Lin Swathi Rammohan Lily Zhang Corporations sponsored these scholarships, which designate awards: for finalists with career plans the sponsor wishes to encourage; for children of their employees; or for residents of a community where a company has operations. They may be renewable for four years of undergraduate study or be granted as one-time awards. Qualifying …
Friday, April 19, 2013
The high school program brought home many trophies from the Shuler Hensley Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre.
Milton High School's Theater program won six awards at the Shuler Hensley Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre on Thursday night. Those include: "Because Mckenzie Kurtz won the Shuler for Best Actress, she will represent the state of Georgia at the Jimmy awards in New York City this summer where she will compete with students from all over the United States for Best Actress," said Renee Denney, theatre director at Milton High for the past seven years. "In the past, the award for winning in New York has been a full four-year scholarship to NYU." Denney said "This collection of awards is proof that Milton High School has one of the best Performing Arts Departments in the State." Milton Pride!!! Renee Denney
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Winners in the Shuler Hensley Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre will be announced April 18.
This morning the nominations for the Shuler Hensley Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre were recently announced, and Milton High School's Theatre production of Spamalot received 13 nominations. These awards recognize excellence in high school musical theatre in the State of Georgia. This year 50 schools were involved and only six shows are chosen in each nomination area. Milton Theatre’s nominations include: The winners will be announced April 18th during the awards ceremony held at the Cobb Energy Center. Two Shuler Award recipients will take away more than a gleaming, glass trophy. The award-winning leading actor and actress will be eligible to compete this summer in the National High School Musical Theater Awards (…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Alpharetta, Milton and Fulton Science High students will participate in the summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors.
Eighty-five Fulton County high school students, including 22 from schools in Alpharetta and Milton, have been selected as finalists for the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program, the Georgia Department of Education recently announced. The Governor’s Honors Program is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors that takes place on the campus of Valdosta State University. The 2013 program will be the 50th summer, making it the longest continually running program of its kind in the nation. The 85 Fulton students were chosen out of the nearly 3,000 students from across the state who interviewed and auditioned over three weekends in January and February. From those and from those nominees, 690 finalists were…
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Annie Kelly voted as Outstanding Track Athlete of the Meet at GA Tech Coaches Invitational.
Saturday, March 23
By David Burr It was a great weekend for Milton Track & Field at the Georgia Tech Coaches Invitational March 15 & 16, as three team and two individual school records were broken. In the Girls 4x1600m relay, the school record was obliterated by a whopping 31 seconds as the team of Annie Kelly (5:05.9), Maddie Butzer (5:36.5), Riley Burr (5:34.7) & Anne Neenan (5:24.2) ran to a time of 21:41. Kelly ran one of her fastest 1600's of the year and passed the baton to Butzer, who maintained the lead through her 2nd leg. Freshman Burr ran a personal best for the 1600 and handed off to Neenan in a close battle for the top 3. Neenan ran an inspiring final lap, and set a new personal best by eight seconds, to place Milton in 3rd place overall, their…
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Shaun Verma of Alpharetta, who founded a medical mentoring organization when he was 13, continues to gain attention for MDJunior.
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Thursday, February 28
The teenage founder of MDJunior has another honor to accompany his Greatest Person of the Day designation by Huffington Post. Shaun Verma, 17, was recently named a winner in the 2013 Nestlé Very Best In Youth competition. Verma is one of 18 students selected in a search for the most outstanding youth leadership in America. Nestlé will donate $1,000 in the name of each winner to the charity of his choice. The company also awards winners a trip with a parent or guardian to Los Angeles for the Nestlé Very Best In Youth awards ceremony. The trip includes round trip coach air travel, hotel accommodations for three nights, and spending money. Each contestant will receive a certificate of achievement from Nestlé. “Nestlé USA is dedicated to …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Philip Anderson won the state championship earlier this month for his weight class.
Milton High School wrestler Philip Anderson recently won the Georgia championship in the 126-pound weight class, and on Tuesday, Feb. 26, he was recognized as the Student-Athlete of the Month. Anderson and Centennial High's Rebecca Davis were the male and female athletes of the month honored at the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast by the chamber and XL212. Anderson accepted a scholarship to wrestle from Gardner Webb in North Carolina. Davis is a junior basketball player who helped lead her team to its best season record in school history. In addition to being a consistent contributor in basketball, she has also lettered in lacrosse and cross country.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The first Milton Track and Field Showcase will be held Saturday, March 2.
Monday, February 25
Milton High School will play host to the Milton Track and Field Showcase on Saturday, March 2, with 16 Georgia teams visiting to compete in the meet. Milton T&F Showcase Milton High School Stadium/Track 13025 Birmingham Hwy. Milton, GA 30004 The day will kick off with a special recognition for two former Milton state champions: Field events for the 16 boys and girls teams will start at 10 a.m. with girls long jump, boys long jump, boys high jump, girls pole vault, girls discus and boys shot put. The second session tentatively will start at 11:15 a.m., with girls and boys triple jump, girls high jump, boys pole vault and discus, and girls shot put. Girls running events will start first, with the boys following. Tickets will be available at …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
High schools in Alpharetta and Milton named 'AP Honor Schools.'
Wednesday, February 20
More than half of Fulton County’s high schools – including Alpharetta and Milton high schools – have been named “AP Honor Schools” and leaders in offering students the most challenging curricula available. The College Board, the organization in charge of Advanced Placement and the SAT, on Wednesday named 13 Fulton high schools to its annual list of high-performing high schools. The 2013 awards are based on the Class of 2012’s testing results and are grouped into five categories: AP Merit Schools, AP STEM Schools, AP STEM Achievement Schools, AP Challenge Schools, and AP Access and Support Schools. “Having such a high number of schools named AP Honor Schools is extraordinary,” said Fulton Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa. “Two of our …