The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year at the University.
Berry College recognized outstanding achievement among students during its annual honors night celebration.
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Audrey Hannah Hyde from Guyton has been named a United States National Award Winner in three categories, honor roll, leadership and student council.
High Sales Brandon Dickerson, Anna Wendelken and Zachary Blalock Greenhand Degrees Jasen Bowers, Lyndsey Sikes, Sarah Donnell, Whitney Smith, D. J. Lavine, Kris Stafford, Faith Shreve, Taylor Landing, Ashley Williams, Cody Messex, Tara Carter, Sean Smith, Faith Hogan, Jerry Hounshell, Kevin Hounshell, Travis Cobb, Katie Iler, Joshua Floyd, R. J. Sanders, Mandi Patrick, Nick Grier, Austin Oglesby and Megan Roman Star Greenhand Mandi Patrick Star Discovery Whitney Smith Star Agribusinessman Nick Mullins Star Chapter Farmer ...
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced today the successful completion of Math-A-Thon at Guyton Elementary, where students raised $1,675.
SAVANNAH - For today's working adults, finding time to attend college is often difficult. But Savannah Technical College is making it easier with its new weekend college studies program, offering College Algebra (MAT 191) and Composition and Rhetoric (ENG 191) on alternating Saturday mornings at the College's Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.
South Effingham Middle School Y Club members participate in school and community projects every month of the school year, but for the first time their efforts are going global. Y Club officers recently heard about the Acts III Global Ministry Orphanage Project in Malawi, Africa and felt led and inspired to be a part of such a great ministry project.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) junior Rebecca Page has been awarded the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized retiring employees on Wednesday. Superintendent Randy Shearouse told the retirees it was a happy day for them, but not a happy day for the school system. "We lose a lot of talented people from the classrooms, school principals, media center and lunchroom workers and custodial staff," he said. "We lose you, and I know you're all smiling and you're happy to be retiring, but it's not such a ...
Ebenezer Elementary First Emmy Night was held on Thursday, April 12. As the limo delivered all students in the media club, the stars were introduced from the limo for a 'star arrival.' All students were presented with their own golden emmy and certificate, for all the hours they have spent since Christmas after school designing their own projects, from the Effingham County Media Festival. Mrs. Peggy Helmly was recognized as heading up the media festival ...
MACON - Ashley Nicole Miles presented a research project at Mercer University's Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The topic was "Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation."
Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees - including six children of Gulfstream employees in Savannah.
In an effort to prevent drinking and driving, Effingham County High School students performed as the victims and driver in a drunk driving accident Thursday.
Springfield Elementary School Principal, Terri Johnson, and past principal, Dayle Burns, accepted a Title I Distinguished Schools Award for the school on behalf of the hardworking students and staff members at Springfield Elementary. SES has been dedicated to making Adequate Yearly Progress for the 'No Child Left Behind Law' for the past four consecutive years. Also on hand to celebrate the school's accomplishments was past principal, Greg Arnsdorff, now an assistant superintendent for the Effingham ...
Rincon Elementary School celebrated its 24th May Day Festival on Friday. The program featured the May princesses and princes from each class, and the crowning of the May Queen by last years queen. The 2007 May Queen is De'Aun Johnson, her lady in waiting (first runner up) is Bridgett Caudle and the maid of honor (second runner up) is Taylor Downs. Each grade level performed a dance for the event.
AIKEN, S.C.-Micah Christensen, a senior at South Effingham High School, took second place at the Peach Council competition in the Leadership High School Speech Contest hosted by the Savannah River Site Leadership Association. Christensen was sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association in Savannah. His effort earned him a $250 award, as he attempted to advance toward the $4,000 grand prize in a national contest sponsored by the National Management Association, the world's largest leadership development ...
Each month, Rincon Elementary PTA volunteers host a birthday party for those students who have a birthday for that month. During one day of the month, all of the "birthday children" gather in the cafeteria.
Close to 400 students participated in the Guyton Elementary School art show. Their artwork was framed and displayed in the lunchroom that was transformed into an art gallery.
The Effingham County Board of Education has named Barbara Prosser, currently the corporate compliance officer at Effingham Hospital and Care Center, as the permanent CEO and principal of the Effingham Career Academy.
The Effingham Academy class of 1950 recently held its class reunion at the home of Cornell Mock.
Manna House sends a big thanks to Kelly Tankersley and Sand Hill Elementary School SPED K-2 class in their big efforts to collect food for the needy in Effingham County.
The Effingham YMCA recently awarded 13 Effingham County High School sophomores and juniors with awards of excellence for completing the 2010-11 year of the Christian Leadership Academy. The Christian Leadership Academy is a seven-month program, beginning in September of each year, 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 from a Christian perspective.
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.