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"The Dr. Gene Taylor 'You're a Great Titan' Leadership Award"

“The Dr. Gene Taylor ‘You’re a Great Titan’ Leadership Award”

Two Discovery High School seniors who have met the Gwinnett County Board of Education and State of Georgia graduation requirements within four consecutive years of the annual four-year cohort Spring 2023 graduation date and who will graduate on Friday, May 26, 2023, will be awarded the “Dr. Gene Taylor ‘You’re a Great Titan’ Leadership Award” and receive a $1,500 scholarship to be spent as the recipients choose.

Interested Spring 2023 Discovery High School graduates who qualify need to submit to Dr. Taylor an essay that shall not exceed 1000 words in length, explaining why they should receive the award based on demonstrated excellence in the following areas:

o Academic achievement
o Extra and co-curricular involvement
o Citizenship, including volunteerism
o Attendance
o Conduct
o Ability to Overcome Challenges and/or Hardships

Essays need to be emailed to: and must be received by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, MONDAY, April 10, 2023 to be considered.

Dr. Taylor will select the recipients of the award and scholarship based on the above criteria which will be presented by the Discovery High School Administration at the event / ceremony / time it deems appropriate.