Rena DeBlasio was recognized as one of the top 5 percent of her class at The University of Georgia on April 25.
Effingham County High School
Graduation is set for Friday and Saturday night. But that is not the only time set aside to recognize our local seniors.
Effingham County Middle School held its annual career day on Friday.
The Marlow Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus performed Monday night. Songs included "In the Jungle," "This Old Man" and a baseball medley.
Athens - University of Georgia fisheries and aquaculture major and Rincon resident James Herrin was awarded the Ernie E. Provost Scholarship at the Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 76th Annual Spring Awards Banquet held April 19 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel in Athens.
A South Effingham High School alumna is designing cars this summer with General Motors using the skills she began learning in high school.
On Tuesday, Blandford Elementary honored its first graduating class, the class of 2007.
Georgia Southern University students from the area have been named to the President's List for the Spring 2007 term. These students have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.
Middle and high school students are invited to sign up for a Web development and computer animation camp at Georgia Southern University.
I have been a member of 4-H for six years. It has played an important part in my life. It has taught me leadership skills as well as public speaking skills. It has also given me opportunities to meet other 4-H'ers across the state of Georgia.
Three Effingham County Middle School students were recently accepted into Georgia Southern's Eagle Science Camp in Statesboro. Their science teacher, Mrs. Carmen Bennett and their math teacher, Mrs. Michelle Wilson, nominated the students. The students are Dallas Vermillion, Austin Brownlow and Hunter Tuttle.
Miss Georgia, Amanda Kozak, spoke to students at Effingham County Middle School about the importance of making good decisions Tuesday.
Students at Covenant Christian Academy will be attending school at a different location in the fall.
Atlanta - The 20 members of the state Board of Technical and Adult Education have elected former BellSouth executive Carl Swearingen as their new chairman.
Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.
Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and professor Victor Thompson of the University of Georgia recently completed a joint five-week archaeological field school on Ossabaw Island.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel recently announced the University will double-match funds for the needs-based, Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen (REACH) Scholarship program. During the program, REACH scholars receive a renewable annual tuition scholarship of $2,500 for use at a HOPE-eligible institution. Georgia Southern will increase the amount to $5,000.
Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.
Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.
The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.
TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.
A group of 4-H'ers assembled recently at the Mary Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources Education Center with one aim in mind - to pass a test in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course.
MACON - A student from Effingham County received her degree from Mercer University during the School of Medicine spring commencement.