Elizabeth Nicole Parker, graduating summa cum laude, earned an Associate of Science degree with a concentration in education during Young Harris College's commencement service May 5.
During the fall 2006 semester, a task force comprised of faculty from each college and including a representative of the Bulloch County School System met regularly to discuss ways to improve the First-Year Experience (FYE), a program that serves students new to Georgia Southern University. One result of the task force's work is a new event: Conversations with Professors.
Colby Waisanen of Rincon has been named a National Merit Scholar. Waisanen attends Thomas Heyward Academy in Ridgeland, S.C., and will be attending the University of South Carolina to study pharmacy. More than 1.4 million juniors in over 21,000 high schools entered the 2007 Merit Scholarship competition when they took the 2005 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test, which served as an initial screen of program entrants. Last fall, some 16,000 semifinalists were named on ...
The following South Effingham High School graduates received scholarships to continue their educations.
The South Effingham Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has just completed its best year ever, since Capt. Roger Coursey and Chief Petty Officer Larry Harmon started the program when the school opened in 1996.
Effingham County High School class of 2007 was presented their diplomas on Saturday evening.
South Effingham High School had 265 students who marched in ceremonies on Friday night.
On May 15, retired Air Force Colonel Ed Wexler and Master Sgt. Jim Fox, representing Savannah's Chapter 137 of the Air Force Association (AFA), presented five Effingham County teachers with the AFA Visions Award.
The following scholarships were awarded to graduates of Effingham County High School. South Georgia College Athletic Scholarship - Kyle Hull and Ashe Hall Deborah Newsome Floyd Scholarship - Joshua Patterson Exchange Club Speech Contest Scholarship - Elizabeth Pabst Berry Opportunity Grant Scholarship - Courtney Assanowicz Thomas University Athletic Scholarship - Brittany Amanda Polk Georgia Military Scholarship - Zachary Pitts and Samantha Mull Centre College Academic Competitiveness Scholarship - Steven Proctor Centre College Colonel Scholarship - ...
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed a recent visit to Newnan to view the career academy in place there Thursday.
Children and teens who are interested in acting are invited to attend the annual Summer Drama Camp at Georgia Southern University.
Charleston, S.C. - Cadet Ray Darwin Webb of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the 2006-07 spring semester.
The following area students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the spring 2007 term:
Atlanta - The fiscal year '07 amended budget left the needs of the Technical College System of Georgia unmet leading the TCS to consider furloughing adult literacy instructors.
Rena DeBlasio was recognized as one of the top 5 percent of her class at The University of Georgia on April 25.
CPR training for parents at Sand Hill Elementary was held April 6-7. The class was taught by Marsha Cornell, coordinator of School Health Services. The parents enjoyed this very informative class on First Aid and CPR. All participants received a "Heartsaver First Aid" card issued by the American Heart Association.
Jessica Gilliam of Guyton Elementary School, above right, was the champion of the Exchange Club's 11th Annual Quick-Think-a-Thon on Wednesday at Ebenezer Middle School.