The Celebration of Excellence program, which provides scholarships to foster teens bound for college or vocational school, has opened its application process for the 2008 program year.
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton will host this years Natural Resources Conservation Workshop (NRCW) June 8-12 for students ages 15 and 18 who have not graduated from high school, from all around Georgia with a week of fun with conservation.
U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) voted for legislation to lower the soaring cost of college tuition and to remove other obstacles that make it harder for qualified students to go to college.
Ebenezer Middle School students who participated in the National History Day event held last week at Georgia Southern University captured 13 of the 15 available slots to continue on to the state competition to be held at Macon State College on April 26.
Parents and students got a chance to learn about financial aid for technical, two and four year colleges and universities at Effingham County High School on Tuesday night.
Dr. Freddie Waltz was recognized as the state young farmer advisor of the year at the state Young Farmer convention at the end of January.
The Effingham County District Social Science Fair was held on Feb. 8 at Effingham County Middle School.
Sarah Elizabeth Wostbrock of Guyton has been named to the dean's list of Berry College for the fall semester, according to Dr. Kathy B. McKee, interim provost.
The University of West Georgia named 1,563 students to the fall semester dean's list, according to Dr. Thomas J. Hynes, vice president for academic affairs.
The Effingham County School System is looking for professionals who want to become teachers.
Following their December visit to South Effingham High School, the Savannah Chapter of The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Georgia Department of Education has deemed that SEHS has passed the 37 industry certification standards/criteria and will be certified for the next five years.
The fifth grade students at Guyton Elementary School participated in their annual school Social Studies Fair on Jan. 25.
The Effingham County Board of Education was recognized for having all of its elementary and middle schools meet the criteria to receive a Dance, Dance Revolution system as a part of the Live Healthy Georgia program.
Georgia Southern University launched EAGLE ALERT, an upgraded emergency messaging system designed to provide students, faculty and staff with immediate updates during emergency situations. The University will use the upgraded system as part of its existing emergency response plan.
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.