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.
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Forty-one sophomores spent January 30 learning from professionals in their field of interest for the annual Groundhog Job Shadow Day.
Future Business Leaders of America competitors walked away from the Region Leadership Conference on January 9 as winners.
Students and staff in Dalton Public Schools participated in this season of giving by sharing with those in need. All of our schools donated to a number of community non-profit organizations.
Dalton High School and Dalton Middle School both hosted Blood Assurance blood drives last week with a combined total of 191 units of blood collected.
The idea to fix up the gardens and greenhouse at Westwood Elementary was the perfect combination of filling a need in the community and allowing him to thank a place close to his heart.
Where were you born?
Dalton. I have lived here my whole life.
Elementary School: Brookwood
What were you involved in at DHS?
Student council, football, wrestling, National Honors Society
High School highlights, achievements and awards: Class president 10th and 11th grade, voted captain on the football team, AP Scholar with Honor, Silver medal on National Latin Exam, four-time Scholar Athlete.
Zell Miller and Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals scholarship
Plans After Graduation: Attend the University of Georgia
What do you plan to Major in? Public Health
I chose UGA because it is a great university with a better atmosphere.
What did you enjoy most at DHS?
All the hard work and dedication put into sports with my friends.
Favorite teacher and why?
Dr. Sarida Hoy. She taught my favorite subject (bio) and connects with students.
Favorite subject or class: AP Biology
What has been your great accomplishment? Reaching the final four in football and being an AP Scholar with Honor
What has been your greatest challenge?
Balancing my time with sports, school, work and friends
The one thing I'm most proud of is.... Being voted a team captain by the football coaches and team.
Who will you miss most at Dalton High? All the friends I made and family.
I would describe myself as a role model at DHS.
Something people know me for is... my dad being the one to not cancel school.
What do you like to do in your free time? Play any sports with my friends and hang out with my girlfriend.
Person who has influenced your life the most and why? My brother, Jacob, has been the biggest influence because he is always there for me, and he encourages me to be the player I was.
If you knew you could not fail, what would you do? Work for the CDC.
If money was not a consideration, what would you do? Travel to every country.
My favorite memory at DHS is.... Making all the memories I've made with my friends and family.
In 5 years, I hope I... am graduated from UGA and work for a medical company.