impact of Global Achievers goes beyond the classroom.
with participating schools are enhanced through international
cultural events, Sister City relationships, and increased trade
flagship event of 1999 was the arrival of the Ayrshire Fiddle
Orchestra, a 100-student orchestra from Ayr, Scotland. Several
hundred Georgia students, parents, and community members hosted
the group and enjoyed one of the four performances they gave across
June, 2001, the East Ayrshire Schools Brass Band and Choir, a
125-member student band and choir, visited Georgia and entertained
audiences in Fayetteville, Greensboro, Eastman, Milledgeville
more information on these cultural events, visit the
has not only opened the homes of many Georgians to international
visitors, but it has also opened economic development doors on
both sides of the Atlantic.
the first delegation of Georgia business, government, and education
leaders to visit the UK in 1996, to the arrival of His Royal Highness
Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh in March, 2000, to open a
UK-based business in Georgia, opportunities for tourism and trade
continue to develop.