Tucker Times - August 2018

Tucker Times Covering Tucker, Northlake, Clarkston and Stone Mountain • LOCAL, POSITIVE COMMUNITY NEWS H ometown n ews A tlAntA Volume 28, No. 8 • AUGUST 2018 PRICELESS ISSUE! Author with Tucker Connections Wrote Touching Memoir Writer Carolyne Taylor Winn also designed colorful dust jacket for her book, published by Graphite Press in 2017. One of the great benefits in my writing for Hometown News is when readers make cordial contact with me. And so it was some time ago when Terry L. Wynne of Tucker wrote asking if I would write a testimonial for a book by her moth- er, Carolyne Taylor Wynne. In due course her publisher sent me a copy of this charming volume featured in our headline photo. I was delighted to read and review it. Terry’s mother Carolyne Taylor Wynne was a talented woman with a successful career as a corporate accountant for more than 30 years. She also was a volunteer in her com- munity, an avid bridge player and gardener, and a true world traveler. In retirement she took classes in various arts includ- ing painting, cooking and ceramics. But it was her creative writing courses that inspired Carolyne to write a charming memoir with a wonderful title, Through My Eyes . Continued on page 4 Tucker High School Student Selected for LexisNexis Risk Solutions Code Camp Tucker High School student James Bunting was among 25 individuals selected from metro Atlanta to participate in Tomor- row’s Technologists. The four- week code camp offered by Lex- isNexis Risk Solutions, a global leader in data, analytics and technology, in collaboration with TAG Education Collaborative and Higher Ground Education, Inc. is part of ongoing initiatives by the organizations to invest in tomorrow’s technologists to ensure they have the necessary skills to enter the 21 st century workforce. Designed to expose students to computer science fundamentals, principles, big data and analytics, career planning, technology careers and digital citizenship, the camp introduces participants to four computer coding languages, game/animation creation, website creation, big data simulations and app development. Held at Georgia Institute of Technology and Lexis- Nexis Risk Solutions, the program began June 25 and concluded July 20 when student teams present their final projects to a panel of LexisNexis Risk Solutions judges. Tucker High School student James Bunting