2018-05-16 / Society

Reed receives Seal of Biliteracy

Tamaja Reed Tamaja Reed Early County High senior Tamaja Reed will be graduating with the Georgia Seal of Biliteracy on her diploma in recognition of her achievement in English and German.

Tamaja will be one of few students receiving the recognition in Southwest Georgia.

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, students were given the opportunity to earn the Georgia Seal of Biliteracy for attaining a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages in addition to English.

To qualify for the Seal of Biliteracy, students must complete all required English language arts with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or above; and pass a foreign language summative examination based on the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language Proficiency Guidelines.

She has been a member of Beta club, Bobcat book club and FBLA one year, BEST robotics team two years, science club three years serving as president senior year and HOSA four years serving as reporter junior year and assistant secretary senior year. She was in show choir throughout high school and was section leader junior year. Tamaja ran track as a sophomore, was a varsity football cheerleader senior year and basketball cheerleader sophomore through senior years.

Tamaja is the daughter of Anna and Anthony Reed. She plans to attend Kennesaw State University majoring in biology.

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