The Cherokee County School District participated in the annual Georgia Model Water Tower Competition event that tests middle school students’ STEM skills. Teams from Creekland Middle School, E.T. Booth Middle School and Mill Creek Middle School competed. The E.T. Booth Middle School team of D.J. Oakes, Rhys Moritz, Carson Mierzejewski and Jack Novack earned first place. The event was introduced last year in partnership with the Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority.