Congratulations to the following seniors of Effingham County High and South Effingham High schools who were presented with scholarships during their Class Night ceremonies. Between both high schools, the Class of 2009 received an estimated $2,797,683 in scholarship awards.
The top students in the graduating class of 2009 share their experience and advice.
On May 14, Blandford Elementary hosted Dancing Drum.
The South Effingham High School Mustang Masquers performed "Grease" in three shows over the weekend.
Nine outstanding seniors at the local high schools were recently recognized for their achievements in reaching the level of earning high school diplomas.
Teshewanda B. Shuman of Pooler received an Education Specialist degree in teaching and learning from Georgia Southern University on May 9.
CHARLESTON, S.C.-Cadet Ray Darwin Webb III of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the spring semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.
The annual baccalaureate service to honor graduating seniors was held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
The South Effingham Middle School FFA Livestock Team recently placed second in the State FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event held March 28 at Livestock Arena in Athens. Team members include Dylan Hodges, Miranda Bucy, Megan Riner and Kayla Kerns.
The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 28 to discuss and have the opportunity to provide input and jointly develop the programs under the "No Child Left Behind" Act. These programs include Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title V and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.
According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.
Twenty-eight elementary, middle and high school students from Effingham County brought home awards for their outstanding media projects presented at the State Student Media Festival on May 1.
CLINTON, Miss. - Lauren M. Rogers of Rincon received the scholarship for Outstanding Service Award at Mississippi College's honors day convocation.
Naicie Roper has graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
Georgia Southern University made history last Wednesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia granted the university with the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering degree program in the state and Southeast U.S.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University celebrated a newly-renovated Sanford Hall with a ribbon cutting recently. The $8.65 million Communication Arts building, formerly an apartment-style dormitory, will be home to more than 900 students majoring in communication studies, multimedia film and production, multimedia journalism, public relations and theatre.
SAVANNAH - Ana Avila from Springfield has received a Goizueta Scholarship from Armstrong State University for the 2014-15 academic year.
Effingham County commissioners presented a check from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia's civic affairs foundation board of directors to Abby Smith, the Effingham County 4-H agent.
Curtisha Earley of Springfield has been awarded a 2014 Bojangles' Scholarship.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently announced the dean's list for the summer 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list honors students earning a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.