Taylor (Newton) Roosevelt, a 2006 graduate of Effingham County High School, earned her master's degree in English Literature from American University in Washington, D.C.
MACON - Lauren Spradley of Springfield, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts, was named to the president's list and dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2013 semester.
ROME-Two students from Effingham County were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Berry College.
The Effingham County School System improved its scores this year from last year in both the Fifth-Grade Writing Assessment and Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, school officials reported Wednesday.
Effingham County High School valedictorian Hannah Boyd was honored last weekend at Governor Nathan Deal's valedictorian luncheon.
SAVANNAH - David Twibell of Guyton, a student at Armstrong Atlantic State University, was honored during Armstrong's 2013 Army ROTC award recognition ceremony in Savannah. Twibell received the Vietnam Veterans of America Award and the ROTC Honors Award.
ATLANTA - If life is a game, how do you learn the rules? You can start with a strong working knowledge of economics.
The Effingham Health System Auxiliary awarded $500 scholarships to two students from Effingham County High School and two from South Effingham High School.
The Effingham Community Orchestra has awarded its third annual academic scholarships.
Communication sciences and disorders major Leslie Childress of Guyton presented "Treatment Options for Individuals with RHD" and cell and molecular biology major Reema Patel of Rincon presented "Amino Acid Role in YDL124wp Stereospecificity" at the university's 19th annual Student Scholars Symposium.
MACON - Mercer University recently honored Audrey Hannah Hyde of Guyton at its 2013 Honors Convocation. Hyde received the Valeria B. Edmonds Student Research Award.
WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 377 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for spring semester 2013.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) has announced that six students in the 12th Congressional District, including two from Effingham County, were appointed to one of the country's military academies after receiving a nomination from Congressman Barrow.
Two Effingham residents receive diplomas from VSU
MILLEDGEVILLE - Two students from Effingham County earned their degrees from Georgia College and State University following the completion of the spring 2013 semester.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list