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AASU announces student scholars

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.

June 03, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Hyde earns research award at Mercer

MACON - Mercer University recently honored Audrey Hannah Hyde of Guyton at its 2013 Honors Convocation. Hyde received the Valeria B. Edmonds Student Research Award.

June 03, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Brown named to dean’s list at Reinhardt

WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 377 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for spring semester 2013.

June 03, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Two local grads receive academy appointments

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.

May 30, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Effingham students earn diplomas, honors from VSU

Two Effingham residents receive diplomas from VSU

May 30, 2013 | Staff report | Education


GCSU awards diplomas to two local students

MILLEDGEVILLE - Two students from Effingham County earned their degrees from Georgia College and State University following the completion of the spring 2013 semester.

May 30, 2013 | Staff report | Education


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


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Local students earn dean’s list honors at UGA

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.

August 07, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Local ag teachers attend summer leadership event

Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


YMCA taking applications for Christian Leadership Academy

The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to hold ‘Start Strong, Start Now’

Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong honored for its support of veterans, active duty

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Savannah Tech’s Vendeville named chef educator of the year

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


King receives Georgia Power scholarship

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.

August 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEES ready to start the year, with a new leader

South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.

July 31, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECSO urges safety, caution with start of school year

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Schools to hold council elections

All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.

July 31, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Digging into archaelogical field school

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.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to match $2,500 REACH scholarships

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.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern to become tobacco-free campus Friday

Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Chamber collecting school supplies for students in need

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.

July 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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