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EAGLE award student shows she doesn’t know how to quit

SAVANNAH -"I want to be successful. I want to be proud of myself and once that is done, my heart will be lighter as that burden will have been lifted," explains Felicia Milbourne, Savannah Technical College's Adult Education EAGLE delegate. "I will know I've done the right thing, I will hold my head up high, stand tall and be strong."

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah Tech rolls out new hospitality certificate program

SAVANNAH - Beginning April 1, the Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRT) Department at Savannah Technical College will offer a new Technical Certificate of Credit, Hospitality Customer Service Provider.

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Friedman named to dean’s list at Emory

Ross Friedman of Yulee, Fla., son of Mrs. Stephanie L. Yeates of Rincon and Dr. Robert H Friedman of Yulee, was named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta for the 2008 fall semester.

February 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Waiting for the winning word

LaShauntis Bowers, an eighth grader at Ebenezer Middle School, was crowned spelling bee champ. Bowers correctly spelled "mermaid" and "innocent" to win.

February 12, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


SEHS NJROTC rifle team cadets qualify for nationals

The South Effingham High School cadets went to Fort Benning on Feb. 7.

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Biting down on dental care

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


CLC opens lending library

A lending library at Central Learning Center was recently opened for all of the pre-k, PSI and Headstart children and Even Start Parents who are on campus.

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Gateway Academy accepting applications for spring term

The Effingham Gateway Academy is a program where students earn their high school diploma and earn college credits. Effingham Gateway Academy is accepting applications for spring term 2009.

February 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham County dual enrollment student takes college life by the horns

Meet Katie Rietkovich. She's not your typical high school senior. Rietkovich will begin her college career in the fall with a number of credits already under her belt, thanks to the dual enrollment program with Savannah Technical College and South Effingham High School.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders recognized for achievements

The South Effingham Middle School cheerleaders held their awards dinner at the Carey Hilliards in Pooler. Award winner from the 2008-09 squad are as follows:

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Rincon holds math challenge

Rincon Elementary held timed math tests for students in first through fifth grade. First and second grade students were timed doing addition problems, while students in third through fifth grade had multiplication challenges.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Board of Education delegates address concerns with state lawmakers

School Superintendent Randy Shearouse, Assistant Superintendent Greg Arnsdorff and school board members Lamar Allen (Chairman, Dist. 3) and James Dasher (Dist. 4), took advantage of Effingham Day at the Capitol on Jan. 26 to express their concerns about Gov. Sonny Perdue's proposed 2010 budget.

February 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Free SAT online prep course offered for students

Parents, would you like your child to score 50 points higher on the SAT without spending an extra dime?

February 09, 2009 | Kathy Cox State Superintendent | Education


ECHS shows off its improvement plan

Effingham County High School's principal told school board members how his school has put in place its improvement plan.

February 05, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


South Effingham NJROTC annual inspection

February 05, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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4-H’ers are on target with their goals

A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Wilder earns medical degree from Mercer

MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.

July 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Raising a cheer

Nearly 60 girls have been participating this week in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp, an annual fundraiser for the South Effingham High School cheer program.

July 17, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Fun in the summertime for 4-H’ers

The Effingham County Extension office is winding down its summer fun as 4-H'ers have been participating in many events within their summer programming.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Three local students honored at UNG

DAHLONEGA - Three students from Effingham County earned academic recognition at the University of North Georgia for the 2014 spring semester.

July 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECCA sends five students to national conference

Effingham College and Career Academy's SkillsUSA chapter attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City from June 23-27. This year's conference marked the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference for SkillsUSA, a showcase of career and technical education students.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Two Effingham students earn degrees from Emory

ATLANTA - Two students from Effingham County received degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, at its 169th commencement ceremony.

July 10, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern nutrition training aims to curb childhood obesity

School nutrition managers from across the state recently gathered at Georgia Southern University to attend Culinary Institute II, a 32-hour, weeklong training session by the Georgia Department of Education's School Nutrition Program.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong celebrates return to its former name

SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University officially rolled out its new name July 1, offering free Leopold's ice cream in Compass Plaza to students, faculty and staff to celebrate the name change.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Students from Effingham make dean’s list at Georgia Southern

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University recently named 2,518 students for excellence in academics to the 2014 spring semester dean's list.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students receive degrees from Armstrong

SAVANNAH - More than 700 students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University following the spring semester, including the following local students:

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn degrees, honors

Hillman makes Pratt Institute's president's list for spring term

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham Cloverleafs attend camp at Rock Eagle

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton.

July 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Health department extending hours for back-to-school immunizations

The Effingham County Health Department will be open July 22 and 29 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. for parents to bring their children in for back-to-school immunizations. The health department is located at 802 Highway 119 South in Springfield.

July 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


High school honor rolls

Honor rolls for the fourth nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:

June 30, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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