ATLANTA - Georgia's Departments of Agriculture, Public Health, Education and Georgia Organics came together under the prestigious Gold Dome on Monday for the annual Golden Radish Awards to celebrate incredible gains made in the farm to school movement and Effingham County Schools was chosen as one of the recipients.
Summer campers at The Learning Treehouse hosted an Alex's Lemonade Stand to raise money for childhood cancer research. Campers, in grades kindergarten through fifth, sold lemonade and baked goods. They hoped to raise $1,000.
Two students from Effingham College and Career Academy (ECCA) FCCLA and one student from South Effingham County High School (SEHS) FCCLA joined more than 8,500 FCCLA student leaders, members, and advisers at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego from July 3-7 to participate in the annual FCCLA National Leadership Conference.
Four local students recently were selected as recipients of Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarships. Katherine Cope, a graduate of South Effingham High School, Hayley Fritch of Southeast Bulloch High School, and Ashley Sanders and Gabrielle Usher, both graduates of Effingham County High School, all were recently honored during a recognition lunch hosted in their honor at the Savannah River Mill.