The annual Rising Professionals event for students allows high school students to attend breakout sessions covering a variety of employability and life skills.
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Wes Phinney was named the 2019 Theater Educator of the Year at the Georgia Thespians Conference.
Senior Jackson Wright was named as the STAR Student for Dalton High School and selected social studies teacher Michael Coulter as his influential STAR Teacher.
Most would agree the world needs a little more kindness. And, maybe that kindness should start on the elementary school playground.
February 1 was a first for the school system as it hosted more than 60 various businesses and college programs in an event called Future Fest for all 8-12th grade students.
Forty-one sophomores spent January 30 learning from professionals in their field of interest for the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day.
Where did you grow up?
Dalton, GA all my life.
What were you involved in at DHS?
I played football and did some track.
Plans after Graduation:
I plan to go to college at Middle Georgia State because it is the best fit for me.
What do you plan to major in? IT
What have you enjoyed most at DHS?
Friday Night Lights
Favorite teacher and why?
Mrs. Minako Barry because she would give you a hard time but at the end of the day a lesson.
Favorite subject or class:
What has been your great accomplishment?
It would have to be getting into college.
What has been your greatest challenge?
Working and being involved in school athletics while at school.
The one thing I'm most proud of is....
Having the opportunity to graduate.
Who will you miss most at DHS?
Mrs. Gallman and Mrs. Barry
I would describe myself as a class clown at DHS.
Something people know me for is having a big heart and putting others before myself.
What do you like to do in your free time?
Work out and run.
Person who has influenced your life the most and why?
My uncle Sammy because he reminds me of what my goals should be in life because he didn't have the same opportunity.
If I knew I could not fail... become a doctor.
If money was not an issue what would you do?
Give it to someone who needed it more than I did.
My favorite memory at DHS is...
Being around those I loved and cared for.
In 5 years I hope I become a successful businessman.