The Effingham County High School Calculus Club celebrated Down Syndrome Awareness month during the month of October by raising funds for the local Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society. They raised money through a raffle and by collecting donations in their piggy banks during their annual "Dimes for Down Syndrome" campaign. This year, the club raised a record $1,321.35 through their efforts.
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - Gardner-Webb University announces that Jennifer Gomez of Rincon was among a total of nearly 300 students who recently graduated during its 2009 fall commencement exercises.Gomez received a BS in Physical Education.
The students of the Christian Leadership Academy from the Effingham YMCA met with local state legislators Rep. Jon Burns and Rep. Ann Purcell at a special meeting on at the Effingham County Administrative Complex in Springfield.
The Ebenezer Middle School Chorus and Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda D. Allen, presented its winter concert to a large crowd. The combined grade levels spanned the entire width of the stage as they sang the final numbers of the evening along with the show choir.
The Ebenezer Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus treated family and friends to a concert at the school, complete with Christmas carols, and the evening ended on the steps of the old school, with a Christmas sing-along.
Effingham County High School FFA member Jesse Edwards recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event.The event was held at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville on Dec. 1.
VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University selected Lauren Lyautey of Rincon for the VSU Ambassadors organization, a group that will assist the president with outreach activities, including graduation and alumni functions.