Each year, The Fair Street-Butler High Schools Alumni Association, Inc. awards two scholarships to Gainesville-Hall County seniors, who will continue their education or training post high school. We strive to select young people who reflect the reflect and enhance the legacy of our community. Joanne Ramsey, a retired educator, has chaired this committee since its inception. James Wimpye now leads this effort, supported by his wife Bernice Harbin Wimpye, Joanne Ramsey and Theresa Anderson Puryear. Our goal is to increase the number and amount of these awards. We need your help and support to do so. Promoting education is one, if not THE primary objective in Preserving our Legacy while Preparing for our future. Our young people embody that future.

For 2018, FSBHSAA, Inc. is thrilled and proud to award Tyrone Goss, Jr, and Rentavious Buffington, each a $1,000.00 academic scholarship. May the graduates continue to strive for excellence and flourish in their God-given talents.

Rentavious Buffington, a senior at Gainesville High School, is the son of Tonika Camp and Quincy Buffington. Through high school, he has been involved in many clubs such as A.W.A.R.E Leadership Team, GHS Theatre Troupe Secretary, as well as being the shift leader at Chick-Fil-A. On top of being active in school, he has maintained a 3.5 GPA and honors such as being elected as a GA State Thespian Officer. Within his four years as a student at Gainesville High School he has been selected as Student of the Year twice (2015/2017). After Graduation, Rentavious will study at the Young American School of the Arts in California. One said, “It is my strong belief that Rentavious will flourish in the college setting and will make many positive contributions to his community as a scholar, citizen and role model for future generations.”

Tyron Goss Jr, a senior at Gainesville High School, is the son of Syretta Goss. During his enrollment, Tyron has been active with many clubs and activities, such as tennis and singing in the gospel choir. Tyrone has not only achieved Straight an Honor Roll but also maintained perfect attendance since 2004. His perfect attendance and involvement contribute to his 3.6 GPA that completely reflects his work ethic. After graduation, Tyrone plans to attend college. He has been accepted into Fort Valley State University. In college, Tyrone intends to major in Physical Education. Tyrone is described to be, “a compassionate, respectful, thoughtful, and intelligent young man.”

Join us in congratulating these two young men knowing they will succeed and contribute much.