More than 700 students traveled to Athens to compete in the 60th Annual Georgia Science and Engineering Fair. Among those competing were three of Effingham's own students: Bryce Blewett (ECMS), Tierney Hagan (ECMS), and Chris Mitchell (SEMS).
Several South Effingham High School students earned top spots in Georgia's recent National French Contest. French teacher Valerie Granzow announced that several scored in the top 10 percent in the state.
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.