Every year the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 245th commencement exercises.
Erin Woodcock and Jackie Brown, social workers for Effingham County Schools, spoke at the July meeting of Effingham Women in Business.
Every year, the Effingham County 4-H staff rewards teachers and their students based on their individual and corporate classroom participation in various project areas.
WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 172 students who graduated from Reinhardt University in the spring semester of 2013.
The Effingham County Extension office was full of creativity recently, as 4-H agents met with an assembly of teenagers from Bulloch, Burke, Candler, Effingham and Screven counties.
Like their students, teachers in Coastal Georgia look forward to their summer vacation.
Savannah Technical College's Dental Hygiene program announced its 2013 graduating cohort of 16 students successfully passed both the Central Regional Dental Testing Service practical licensing examination and the American Dental Association National Board Dental Hygiene Examination late in the 2013 spring semester.
Three students from Effingham County have been awarded Georgia Power Scholarships.
Local students make SCAD dean's list
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a Georgia third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. This opportunity is possible thanks to support from The Environmental Resource Network, or TERN, friends group of the Nongame Conservation Section.
The Fortson 4-H Center is 30 miles south of Atlanta, behind the Atlanta Motor speedway. However, for two Effingham County Jr. 4-H'ers, Marci Delcampo and Dana Mincey, it was home away from home for a week of camp.
Two local elementary school students were big winners at the Georgia District Exchange Club Conventionheld in Albany in early June.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,150 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 spring semester president's list.
SAVANNAH-Six local students attending Armstrong Atlantic State University were honored during Armstrong's spring 2013 Student Awards Convocation:
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.