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    In 2014 Forsyth County Schools had the highest SAT scores of Georgia's 20 largest school districts and also had the highest graduation rate in the state. Our students and staff lead the state and nation in recognitions, below are highlights:
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    • Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools
    • Advanced Placement (AP) STEM Achievement Schools
    • Advanced Placement (AP) STEM Schools
    • DECA (Delta Epsilon Chi) State Winner
    • eCybermission First Place Winners
    • Fountain Award Recipient
    • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • Future Business Leaders of America(FBLA) State Winners
    • Georgia Academic Decathlon State Winner
    • Georgia Association of School Nurses, School Nurse of the Year
    • Georgia Athletic Director of the Year
    • Georgia Career Technical Association State Teacher of the Year
    • Georgia Civic Star Award
    • Georgia CTE Teacher of the Year
      Georgia Department of Education Distinguished Achievement Awards
    • Georgia Educational Technology Fair Winners
    • Georgia Elementary and Middle School Counselor of the Year
    • Georgia Elementary Principal of the Year
    • Georgia Family Friendly Partnership School Award
    • Georgia Farm
    • Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB) Award of Excellence for Archival Program Development
    • Georgia History Teacher of the Year
    • Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest Winner
    • Georgia Leadership Conference Winners
    • Georgia Library Media Exceptional Award
    • Georgia Middle School Principals Awards
    • Georgia Music Educators Association All-State Band
    • Georgia Outstanding Biology Teacher Award
    • Georgia Pacesetter Award
    • Georgia Postcard Winner
    • Georgia Scholars
    • Georgia School Board (GSBA) First Place, Best Use of Meetings Module
    • Georgia School Board (GSBA) Standard Board and Board of Distinctions
    • Georgia School Board (GSBA) Third Place, Best Use of eBoard
    • Georgia School Public Relations Association (GSPRA) Communication Awards and Andy Olsen Award of Excellence in School Public Relations
    • Georgia Schools of Excellence Awards Winners CLICK HERE for list!
    • Georgia Special Education Director of the Year
    • Georgia Superintendent of the Year Finalists
    • Georgia Teacher of the Year Finalists
    • Georgia Technology Fair Winners
    • Georgia Title 1 Distinguished Schools
    • Georgia US History Teacher of the Year
    • Georgia US Male Presidential Scholar
    • GLMA/GLA Exemplary Library Media Program
    • Governor’s Honors Program Finalists
    • Governor's Cup Regional Winners
    • Governor's Office of Student Achievement (OSC) Single Statewide Accountability Awards
    • HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) State Winners
    • SAT Governor's Cup
    • Special Education State School Bus Road-e-o Competition Award
    • State AAAAA Literary Winners
    • Technology Association of Georgia, GA HS STEM Education Award


    • 100 Best Communities for Young People (2012, 2010)
    • America the Beautiful Essay Contest Winner
    • American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Georgia Civic Star
    • American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Counselor of the Year
    • American School Counselor Association (ASCA) Recognized Model Programs (RAMP)
    • Association of Southeastern Biologists Outstanding Teaching Award Winner
    • Construction Owners Association of American Silver Award
    • DECA: 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th Largest Chapters in the World
    • Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) Grantee
    • Istanbul Art and Essay Contest Winner
    • Learning Impact, Silver Award
    • Legion of Valor JROTC Medal Recipient
    • Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association Outstanding Unit Award Winner
    • National Achievement Scholarship Finalist
    • National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) STARS
    • National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence CLICK HERE for list!
    • National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
    • National Naval Honor School
    • National School Boards Association (NSBA) "20 to Watch"
    • National School Boards Association (NSBA) Ed Tech Site Visit Host
    • National School Boards Association (NSBA) Salute District
    • National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) Communication Awards
    • National Staff Development
    • National Toyota Scholar
    • Naval Honor School Selection
    • netTrekker's Safe Search Awards
    • New American High School Council Academy
    • Newsweek "Top of the Class" Best 1,500 High Schools in U.S.
    • President's Volunteer Service Award
    • River of Words Contest Winner
    • SACS/CASI District Accreditation
    • SSTAGE Star Award for Promising Practices at the Elementary Level
    • Tools for Life Excellence in Assistive Technology Team Award
    • U.S. Counselor of the Year Finalists
    • USDA Southeast Region Best Practice Winner: Farm to School Program
    • United States Department of Education Presidential Scholars 
    • USDA Best Practices Awards
    • VEX Robotics Competition World Championships
    • WantToTeach.com Top 10 Website
    • Washington Post High School Challenge Winner
    • Young Author Writing Competition Winners

    Do you have a state and/or nation award or honor that needs to be added to this list? Click here to submit!