STATESBORO – Georgia Southern University recently named 2,444 students for excellence in academics to the 2013 spring semester dean's list.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 245th commencement exercises in May. The following local students graduated:
Three Effingham students receive diplomas from UGa ATHENS - Three students from Effingham County received diplomas at the University of Georgia's commencement held May 10. Maryanna Durden Jones of Guyton received a doctorate of pharmacy, Kassie Lee Richbourg of Rincon received a bachelor of arts degree and Arthur Lavern King IV of Guyton received a bachelor of science in agriculture. Kimball graduates from Kansas State University MANHATTAN, Kan. - Gregory Kimball of Rincon received of ...
The Effingham County 4-H shotgun team competed in the 2013 state 4-H modified trap competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on May 11. There were approximately 900 shooters from across the state competing at the match.
SAVANNAH – Fifteen students from Effingham County were named to the 2012-13 president's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Blandford Elementary First grade Wyatt Alexander, Sufian Amir, Arianna Armiger, Alyssa Armstrong, Angelina Ball, Rine Beaver, Chrishayla Blockett, Murphy Boyett, Savannah Bradley, Lillian Bragg, Kristofer Cauley, Jacy Cheng, Jordan Cody, Gary Cooper, Izequiel Creel, Makayla Croft, Haleigh Cronk, Neal Croom, Jackson Crow, Connor Crowder, Emma Culberson, Logan Davila, James Davis, Chelsea Dennis, Carolina DeSousa, Carson Dorsey, Mary Dyal, Foster Faircloth, Grant Floyd, Khalesia Fuller, Isabel Garcia, Harris Goebel, Andrew Gordon, Samantha Gradick, ...
The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a balanced budget for the 2014 fiscal year, of $83.4 million in revenue and in expenses.
Effingham County High School graduate Hannah Boyd was one of 50 student leaders nationwide selected to receive a Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship.
CLEMSON, S.C.-Jordan Meriwether Shealy of Guyton graduated from Clemson University on May 10 with a bachelor of science in parks, recreation and tourism management (travel and tourism).
CLEMSON, S.C.-Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield has been named to the president's list at Clemson University for the spring 2013 semester.
STATESBORO-Valentin Soloiu, the Allen E. Paulson Chair of Renewable Energy at Georgia Southern University, has been awarded a $360,000 research for undergraduates grant from the National Science Foundation. The program, under Soloiu's direction, will start next summer and be available to students across the country to explore solutions to energy problems.
SAVANNAH – The following local students were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah:
South Effingham High School graduate Donald Quinones has received a $1,500 Scholarship for Military Children, awarded at Hunter Army Airfield. Hunter Army Airfield is one of more than 250 commissaries operated worldwide by the Defense Commissary Agency.
LONGVIEW, Texas - Caleb Jones of Springfield was named to the spring 2013 president's list at LeTourneau University.
Two South Effingham High School rising seniors will spend a month of their summer studying and learning in a college environment.
Eighteen members of Effingham County High School's Future Business Leaders of America chapter attended the 2013 Fall Motivational Rally/Competition in Perry.
The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won the region championship for the third consecutive year.
The many Veterans Day programs at Effingham County schools included Marlow Elementary students presenting gifts to local service men and women.
Army veteran Kit Lowe was this year's guest speaker for Ebenezer Middle School's annual Veterans Day assembly, but it wasn't his first time talking to students there.
Effingham County High School faculty have worn apple-green "Ask Me About My College" buttons this week as teachers introduce high school seniors to their own alma maters in preparation for Apply to College Week next week.
Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle issued a challenge Thursday to a group of education and business leaders from across the state assembled at the Effingham College and Career Academy.
The Effingham County School System was one of the first in Georgia to receive funds for its own career academy, and it continues to serve as a model for others in the state.
Effingham County's high schools brought home a pair of competition cheerleading region championships over the weekend.
Effingham County high school honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period:
Effingham County middle school honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period:
Armstrong Atlantic State University's office of veteran affairs is host a weeklong series of events celebrating the service of the university's military and veteran students. The university's inaugural Military Appreciation Week will raise money for local military organizations and heighten awareness about timely issues affecting the military community.
Honor rolls for the first nine-week grading period for Effingham County's eight elementary schools:
Students at South Effingham High School have joined SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and teen violence and suicide.
Parker's convenience stores recently gave a $3,000 Fueling the Community check to the Effingham County School System. The donation, presented at Guyton Elementary School, is part of a larger charitable contribution to area schools in Georgia and South Carolina.
The South Effingham High School wind ensemble will perform with Vincent DiMartino at First Presbyterian Church of Savannah as part of their Music with a Mission on Sunday at 3 p.m.