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Two Effingham students receive GHFCU scholarships

Two students from Effingham County recently received the Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union's 2013 college scholarships.

May 30, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS class of 2013 graduates

The Effingham County High School class of 2013, called by valedictorian Hannah Boyd "the greatest class" in the school's history, had 407 members receive diplomas Saturday night before more than 10,000 people at Rebel Field.

May 27, 2013 | Staff report | Education


SEHS graduates class of 2013

South Effingham held its commencement exercises Friday night, with a class of 316 receiving diplomas at The Corral.

May 27, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS JROTC earns Distinguished Unit Award

Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2012-13 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

May 27, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Pair makes dean’s list at Georgia Southwestern State

AMERICUS-Kristin Pair, a resident of Rincon, was among 90 students who made the spring 2013 dean's list for scholastic achievement at Georgia Southwestern State University.

May 27, 2013 | Staff report | Education


4-H starting its summer programs

If you were a fifth- or sixth-grader in 2012-13, you are invited to enjoy Effingham County 4-H for its summer programs.

May 27, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS valedictorian spurred on by ‘angel’

When Effingham County High School valedictorian Hannah Boyd graduates Saturday night, her thoughts will be on her loved one who isn't at Rebel Field.

May 23, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Top of SEHS class has been side-by-side

Jaret King and Jared Curtis have been good friends in high school, often sitting next to each other in their classes.

May 23, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


BES lands Kroger grant

Blandford Elementary School recently received a $1,500 grant from the Kroger Earning Plus Learning program.

May 23, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Gordy takes turn as page

Parker Gordy, a freshman at South Effingham High School, served as a page to Sen. Buddy Carter during this year's General Assembly session.

May 23, 2013 | Staff report | Education


School board won’t raise millage rate

The Effingham County Board of Education will not raise its millage rate for the 2014 fiscal year and will use funds from the state's midterm adjustment to adopt a balanced budget.

May 20, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


GSU designs app for historical markers

STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has launched a new Georgia historical markers smartphone application that will allow historians and visitors to easily locate and explore Georgia's more than 2,500 historical markers. Georgia Southern partnered with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs in the development of the application.

May 20, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Rebecca Neidlinger wins Quick-Think-A-Thon

Springfield Elementary second-grader Rebecca Neidlinger won this year's Quick-Think-A-Thon tournament on May 2 at Ebenezer Middle School.

May 20, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn college honors

Effingham students make dean's list at GCSU

May 20, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Career day rolls into Sand Hill Elementary

Sand Hill Elementary School students enjoyed a "big" show for their annual career day on May 10. Several large vehicles were on display to showcase careers in transportation.

May 16, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


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Blandford students corner awards at Stock Market Game

Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Orchestra awards scholarships

Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn Georgia Tech degrees

ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.

June 09, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Initiative expected to make college more affordable

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.

June 05, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham high school students surpass state marks

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.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Helmly to get early start

Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


EWIB scholarship recipients have big plans for future

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.

June 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Rotary Club honors scholarship winners

Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Allen named GSBA district director

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.

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local students make dean's lists

Four local students named to Mercer dean's list

June 02, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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