# Forsyth county student government academy
Forsyth County Citizens’ Academy graduates first class
On Wednesday, August 24, the first round of Forsyth County citizens graduated from the Forsyth County Citizens' Academy(Image by Forsyth County Government) (Forsyth County, GA) On Wednesday, August 24, the first round of Forsyth County citizens eager to learn about their local government graduated from the Forsyth County Citizens’ Academy.
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.