# Forsyth county schools
Forsyth County grads reap millions in scholarships
Lambert High School led the way with $22.5 million in scholarships.(Photo/Lambert County High School. (Forsyth County, GA) It was a banner year for the Class of 2022 in garnering scholarship money.
First class graduates from Forsyth County’s Student Government Academy
The first graduating class of the Forsyth County Student Government Academy(Photo/Forsyth County) (Forsyth County, GA) Twenty-one high school juniors are the first students to graduate from Forsyth County’s new Student Government Academy.A graduation ceremony was held on Wednesday, May 11 at the Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Technical College. The Student Government Academy was created as a civics program to give eleventh graders the opportunity to understand how local governments operate. By engaging with leaders from Forsyth County and the state of Georgia, as well as the media, students learned firsthand how departments work together to make decisions and set policy for the community.
Two controversial education bills just passed in the Georgia General Assembly are hitting home in Forsyth County
The Georgia State CapitolImage by Capitol Beat News Service. (Forsyth County, GA) Governor Brian Kemp is expected to sign two controversial education bills into law that passed in the Georgia General Assembly this first week of April.
'We are born to have joy. We are born to love. We learn to hate.' Holocaust survivor shares powerful story of survival
Dr. Edith Eva Eger spoke virtually from her home in California.Photo by Michelle Hall. (Forsyth County, GA) Dr. Edith Eva Eger, a 94-year-old survivor of the Holocaust, spoke with a group of Forsyth County educators and students, business leaders, and members of Congregation Beth Israel about the atrocities she faced as a teenager in a concentration camp and the inspiring life she has led since the end of World War Two. Several hundred filled the Forsyth Center of Arts and Learning (FoCAL), with thousands watching online, for a virtual talk with Dr. Eger from her home in California. Another Holocaust survivor, Eva Schloss, the stepsister of Anne Frank, was supposed to participate but is hospitalized and had to cancel.