Local students make SCAD dean's list SAVANNAH - Five students from Effingham County were named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for spring quarter 2013. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list. Local students earning dean's list honors were: Robert Fetzer of Guyton Amanda Hein of Guyton Maci Lorenz of Guyton Daniette Owens of Rincon ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a Georgia third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. This opportunity is possible thanks to support from The Environmental Resource Network, or TERN, friends group of the Nongame Conservation Section.
The Fortson 4-H Center is 30 miles south of Atlanta, behind the Atlanta Motor speedway. However, for two Effingham County Jr. 4-H'ers, Marci Delcampo and Dana Mincey, it was home away from home for a week of camp.
Two local elementary school students were big winners at the Georgia District Exchange Club Conventionheld in Albany in early June.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,150 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 spring semester president's list.
SAVANNAH-Six local students attending Armstrong Atlantic State University were honored during Armstrong's spring 2013 Student Awards Convocation:
ATLANTA-Emilia Truluck of Rincon was named to the dean's list of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2013 spring semester.
If Effingham County school teachers want to be "friends" with their students on social media sites, they now can be.
Twelve cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC recently completed Summer Leadership School as basic trainees held at Mercer University in Macon.
Marquita Terrieka Wallace graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla, with a doctorate of pharmacy May 4.
Oklahoma City, Okla. – Oklahoma City University has named student Amber Pair from Rincon to the dean's honor roll for the spring 2013 semester.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is honored to announce the winners of the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship, including Hannah Boyd of the Effingham County High School class of 2013.
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, located in Eatonton. This summer camp is designed for fifth- and sixth- grade students. Effingham 4-H camped 143 total participants, including cloverleaf campers, adults and teen leaders.
Following are the final nine weeks' grading period honor rolls from the Effingham County School System's high schools:
Following are the final nine weeks' grading period honor rolls from the Effingham County School System's middle schools:
The Springfield Elementary PTO treated the school's students to a professional BMX bike show.
Local students are encouraged to enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. essay and poster contests as part of Effingham County's annual observance honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Ebenezer Elementary School enjoyed its annual book character parade to conclude National Children's Book Week.
John Rodriguez of Guyton was one of 12 University of Georgia students honored with the Crane Leadership Scholarship, which recognizes leadership in extracurricular activities and/or involvement with civic, community or religious organizations.
Dressed in cotton products with various themed cotton commercials and ready to test their knowledge in consumer trends, Effingham County 4-H members excelled at the Cotton Boll and Consumer Jamboree competition.
Effingham County 4-H members participated in "A Day at Southern," where they were able to get an inside look at college life, admission procedures and the overall operation system of Georgia Southern University.
Given three options for the Effingham County School System's 2014-15 academic calendar, teachers voted one way and parents went another.
The Miss Diamond pageant, benefitting the Effingham County High School baseball program, will be held Dec. 7 at the Effingham County Middle School gym at 7:30 p.m.
Children's author Mattie Brown paid a recent visit to four Effingham County schools, but she had no interest in sitting in a chair and reading her books to the students.
"The 37th Y Clubs of Georgia Junior Youth Assembly will come to order."
Author and illustrator Phyllis Limbacher Tildes encouraged students of all ages to pursue their dreams during her recent visit to South Effingham High School.
The Effingham County Board of Education is considering a proposal that would lower the enrollment that is by far the largest among the county's eight elementary schools.
Effingham County 4-H was recognized at the Georgia 4-H Junior Conference for its support of Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Marlow Elementary School's Jenny Wilkins is a highly-regarded teacher, as evidenced by her selection as the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year for all Effingham County schools.
The Blandford Elementary School Junior Beta Club's community service project for November was to collect canned goods for the FORCE (Food Outreach Co-op of Effingham) food pantry.