Rena DeBlasio was recognized as one of the top 5 percent of her class at The University of Georgia on April 25.
Effingham County High School
Graduation is set for Friday and Saturday night. But that is not the only time set aside to recognize our local seniors.
Effingham County Middle School held its annual career day on Friday.
The Marlow Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus performed Monday night. Songs included "In the Jungle," "This Old Man" and a baseball medley.
Athens - University of Georgia fisheries and aquaculture major and Rincon resident James Herrin was awarded the Ernie E. Provost Scholarship at the Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 76th Annual Spring Awards Banquet held April 19 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel in Athens.
A South Effingham High School alumna is designing cars this summer with General Motors using the skills she began learning in high school.
On Tuesday, Blandford Elementary honored its first graduating class, the class of 2007.
Georgia Southern University students from the area have been named to the President's List for the Spring 2007 term. These students have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.
Middle and high school students are invited to sign up for a Web development and computer animation camp at Georgia Southern University.
I have been a member of 4-H for six years. It has played an important part in my life. It has taught me leadership skills as well as public speaking skills. It has also given me opportunities to meet other 4-H'ers across the state of Georgia.
Three Effingham County Middle School students were recently accepted into Georgia Southern's Eagle Science Camp in Statesboro. Their science teacher, Mrs. Carmen Bennett and their math teacher, Mrs. Michelle Wilson, nominated the students. The students are Dallas Vermillion, Austin Brownlow and Hunter Tuttle.
Miss Georgia, Amanda Kozak, spoke to students at Effingham County Middle School about the importance of making good decisions Tuesday.
Students at Covenant Christian Academy will be attending school at a different location in the fall.
Atlanta - The 20 members of the state Board of Technical and Adult Education have elected former BellSouth executive Carl Swearingen as their new chairman.
The Effingham County School System's enrollment has topped 11,000 students.
Silverwood Plantation residents offered what a spokesman called an "easy solution" to the Effingham County Board of Education's request for gated communities to make access easier for school buses.
STATESBORO - Turning the page from the expansion of Paulson Stadium to seat more than 21,000 people, the Eagles' move into the Sun Belt Conference and a $13.5 million marketing deal with Coca-Cola, Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel outlined what the university wants to write in its next chapter.
Two students from Effingham County earned Master 4-H'er status at the 72nd annual 4-H State Congress at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.
Two members of the South Effingham FFA chapter are receiving one of the highest honors from the National FFA Organization.
Effingham County's Project SEARCH program has been honored for its success in placing its graduates in jobs.
Jimmy Helmly and Brian Mundy have no shortage of stories of local drivers not following the rules for a stopped school bus.
The Effingham County School System had nearly 100 more students enrolled for the first week of school this year than last year.
Two members from the Effingham County High School FFA chapter traveled to Washington, D.C., this summer to attend the Washington Leadership Conference, hosted by the National FFA Organization.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.
The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.