Students from Effingham County Middle School will host a special Book Fair from Scholastic on Feb. 6, 9, 10 from to 8 a.m.-3:10 p.m., and on Feb. 11 and 12 from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. to help raise funds for books and instructional resources for the media center.
Amanda Starling, the daughter of Skip and Dr. Nathalie Starling of Newington, and Michaela Lariscy, the daughter of Jeff and Kelli Lariscy of Guyton, were recently recognized as the first and second place winners of this year's Voice of Democracy (VOD) speech contest.
Twenty-one students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the 2009 Georgia's Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University honors student Rose Marie Sheahan has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Sheahan, an international studies major and University Honors Program student, will use the award for study at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies in Japan.