SAVANNAH - Patricia O'Day, a practical nursing student at Savannah Technical College, has been named as the College's winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).
Effingham County Board of Education members recognized three teachers - Dr. Freddie Waltz, Lynda Hill and Grady Zittrouer - for earning national board certification Wednesday.
Community members came out to Effingham County High School in support of the Young Farmer Scholarship Auction on Tuesday.
Six Effingham Christian students competed in the Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair in February.
Eight students from Ebenezer Middle School recently participated in the Georgia Music Educator's Association (GMEA) All-state Chorus held in Savannah Feb. 21-22.
The Effingham County Board of Education has scheduled Kindergarten registration for the week of March 31–April 4.
The award-winning Ebenezer Middle School Pizzazz Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda Allen, will present its fourth annual dinner theater March 28-29 at the school.
Effingham County Board of Education members took the first step toward becoming a standards board Saturday when they discussed their first self-evaluation.
SAVANNAH - The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.
In February, 12 of Effingham's own, grades 7-12, traveled to Rock Eagle in Eatonton to compete in 4-H Project Achievement at the district level. These bright hardworking young people each prepared a portfolio (formally known as a record book) of all of their activities in the 2007 calendar year.
Effingham County school board members learned there's a need for a new student information system.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has won two Gold Awards for its marketing and recruitment efforts in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, a national competition for college and university marketing professionals. The "Hire education" ad series won in the category of newspaper advertising; program summary brochures won in the brochure category.
SEHS Super Heroes did an outstanding job for the 2007 United Way campaign.
South Effingham Elementary School recognized students for February.
The South Effingham High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently placed fifth at the Area IV ag mechanics career development devent. The event was held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 11.
The Effingham County Board of Education plans to decide by the end of March on the design for the new Rincon Elementary School.
SYLVANIA - Cadets with Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol took to the skies recently, participating in orientation flights (O-flights) at Plantation Airpark.
South Effingham High School alumna Megan Johnson was crowned Miss Georgia Southern University on Saturday night.
Hall named to dean's list at Clemson University
The Coastal Empire Bee Association made a $500 contribution to Effingham County 4-H's bee club.
The 2014 South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team hosted its end-of-season banquet and each girl was given a certificate and a plaque for having an undefeated season and winning the region championship.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years.
The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students.
Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes.
ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester.