Armstrong Atlantic State University student Anna Bannister, RN, is one of many intelligent and energetic students broadening their horizons through education in the Healthcare Internship Program at Effingham Hospital. In this singular program Bannister is gaining the knowledge and experience necessary to be an advanced nurse practitioner. Efficiency and professionalism are just a few of the lessons she has learned in her passage through this program.
May 06, 2008|
Special to the Effingham Herald
Forty seventh graders enrolled in Effingham County schools recently took the SAT as part of Duke University's Talent Identification Program. Seven of these students qualified for State Recognition, meaning they scored in the top 30 percent of the Talent Search pool.
Nearly 200 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro.
Savannah Technical College will offer two free interviewing seminars April 21 to help students and local job seekers develop their professional image, strengthen their interviewing techniques and increase awareness of the importance of polished communications - both verbal and nonverbal - in the interview. Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the college's Effingham Campus, Highway 21 between Springfield and Rincon.
Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.
From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.