A number of Effingham County students participated in the theme contest for Effingham County's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Celebration to be held Jan. 19, and the winners have been announced as follows:
Students at Ebenezer Middle School presented The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia and Alabama a $3,332 check on Oct. 31, after holding a three-week fundraiser for children with life-threatening medical conditions. The check presentation took place at 10 a.m. in the school's atrium.
Art teachers, Raquel Lucius and Mary Cale Anderegg at Sand Hill Elementary and South Effingham High School are recipients of this year's Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) funds created by the Georgia General Assembly.