Preliminary Criterion Referenced Competency Test results show drops in student performance on new Georgia Performance Standards portions of the test among Effingham County students. But other content areas remain strong.
Two Effingham County teens are among more than 150 teens set to graduate from the National Guard sponsored Youth Challenge Academy at graduation ceremonies on June 21 at 3 p.m. at the Macon City Auditorium.
Ian Anderson was the recipient this year of the Citizens Bank of Effingham Scholarship Fund. This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 was awarded to one student in the county who excelled academically and showed leadership qualities through their volunteer work in their community and church.
Georgia Southern University students from your area have been named to the president's list for the spring 2008 term. These students have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.
The following area students have been named to the spring 2008 dean's list at Valdosta State University in Valdosta. To make the dean's list, students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have a semester grade point average of at least 3.66 with at least 10 hours of course work. Grade point averages are based on a 4.0 scale.
Georgia Southern University students from the area have been named to the dean's list for the dpring 2008 term. To be eligible for the dean's list, a student must have at least a 3.50 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester
These students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. The ceremony was held May 10, in Paulson Stadium. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Georgia) delivered the commencement address.