The largest and most decorated Gwinnett County Public Schools class to date will receive diplomas this week.
Of the $148 million in scholarships offered to the GCPS class of 2014, more than $90.5 million was awarded for academic achievement. The monetary award amount does not include HOPE, QuestBridge scholarship recipients (19 students) or Gates Millenium Scholars (15 students).
Additionally, fourteen GCPS students received military appointments totaling $5 million. Local students receiving military appointments include John Gillis of Archer High School (U.S. Naval Academy) and Matthew Sims of Mill Creek High School (U.S. Naval Academy).
Brookwood High School has the largest graduating class this year with 802 students. Mill Creek has the second largest graduating class with 800 students.
The Class of 2014 also includes 2,523 honor graduates who are graduating with a grade point average of 90 or better.
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