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STC dental hygiene students hit perfect marks on license exam

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.

July 11, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Three earn Georgia Power Scholarships

Three students from Effingham County have been awarded Georgia Power Scholarships.

July 08, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Local students earn honors

Local students make SCAD dean's list

July 08, 2013 | Staff report | Education


DNR offers grant for conservation education

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.

July 08, 2013 | Staff report | Education


4-H'ers enjoy Fortson Center

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.

July 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Exchange Club district winners

Two local elementary school students were big winners at the Georgia District Exchange Club Conventionheld in Albany in early June.

July 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


GSU announces spring semester president’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,150 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 spring semester president's list.

July 04, 2013 | Staff Report | Education


Effingham students honored at AASU awards ceremony

SAVANNAH-Six local students attending Armstrong Atlantic State University were honored during Armstrong's spring 2013 Student Awards Convocation:

July 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Truluck named to dean’s list at Emory

ATLANTA-Emilia Truluck of Rincon was named to the dean's list of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2013 spring semester.

July 04, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Students, teachers can now be friends — online

If Effingham County school teachers want to be "friends" with their students on social media sites, they now can be.

July 01, 2013 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


ECHS JROTC cadets attend summer leadership school

Twelve cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC recently completed Summer Leadership School as basic trainees held at Mercer University in Macon.

July 01, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Wallace receives doctorate from Florida A&M

Marquita Terrieka Wallace graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla, with a doctorate of pharmacy May 4.

July 01, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Pair named to honor roll at Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, Okla. – Oklahoma City University has named student Amber Pair from Rincon to the dean's honor roll for the spring 2013 semester.

July 01, 2013 | Staff report | Education


ECHS grad Boyd earns Horatio Alger Scholarship

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is honored to announce the winners of the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship, including Hannah Boyd of the Effingham County High School class of 2013.

July 01, 2013 | Staff report | Education


Cloverleafs blossom at 4-H’s Camp Rock Eagle

Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, located in Eatonton. This summer camp is designed for fifth- and sixth- grade students. Effingham 4-H camped 143 total participants, including cloverleaf campers, adults and teen leaders.

June 27, 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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