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.
Isaiah Broomfield, a junior at South Effingham High School, won the Class AAA state title for boys essay at the recent Georgia High School Association Literary Meet held at Houston County High School. Broomfield was the only Effingham County student to advance to the state competition.
SAVANNAH – The Savannah Technical College Community Council will host the second annual Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech's Achievement Recognition) this spring, honoring some 25 individuals, nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. The luncheon event will be held on April 9 at noon in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah campus, 5717 White Bluff Rd.
Effingham County Board of Education members and administrators are continuing to pore over a projected $91.3 million budget that could include raises - and may add help for the middle school band programs.
Three teachers from Effingham County schools were selected recently to spend part of their summer engaging in hands-on field work and dynamic techniques to integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and environmental education as part of the Georgia Aquarium's "Creeks to Coast" program and Keystone Science School's 2015 Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom.
The headquarters of the U.S. Air Force Junior ROTC announced recently that Effingham County High School Unit GA-938, has been awarded the Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award for school year 2014-15. This marks the fifth consecutive year the corps of cadets at ECHS has earned the DUA, and the ninth time in the last 11 years.
TIFTON-Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the spring term were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the president's list, the dean's list, and the distinguished achievement list.
MOUNT VERNON- Herschel Aubry Paulk of Guyton qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College of Mount Vernon for the spring 2015 semester, announced Dr. Robert Brian, vice president for academic services.