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:
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.
If Effingham County school teachers want to be "friends" with their students on social media sites, they now can be.
Twelve cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC recently completed Summer Leadership School as basic trainees held at Mercer University in Macon.
Effingham County ranked among the top 10 percent of school districts in the state on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index for the 2013-14 school year.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance, children and adults participated in the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Eight students from Effingham County were among the more than 150 outstanding high school seniors recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day.
The Effingham County Board of Education's first meeting of 2015 began with Beth Helmly and Robert Grant being sworn in.
Some fifth-grade students at Sand Hill Elementary School wanted to voice their opinion about changes that have been made to their school lunches.
Two Effingham County schools earned recognition from the Georgia Department of Education as Title I reward schools this year.