Following are the final nine weeks' grading period honor rolls from the Effingham County School System's middle schools:
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
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.
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.
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers recently camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, in Eatonton.