Local students graduate, earn honors from CSU
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has been recognized for broadcast excellence by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a 2013 Emmy Award. GSU received the honor for Best Live Audio during the Southeast Emmy Awards in Atlanta on June 8.
Lamar Allen doesn't serve on the Effingham County Board of Education for the money, but he wouldn't mind receiving a bit more.
Taylor (Newton) Roosevelt, a 2006 graduate of Effingham County High School, earned her master's degree in English Literature from American University in Washington, D.C.
MACON - Lauren Spradley of Springfield, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts, was named to the president's list and dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2013 semester.
ROME-Two students from Effingham County were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Berry College.
The Effingham County School System improved its scores this year from last year in both the Fifth-Grade Writing Assessment and Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests, school officials reported Wednesday.
Effingham County High School valedictorian Hannah Boyd was honored last weekend at Governor Nathan Deal's valedictorian luncheon.
SAVANNAH - David Twibell of Guyton, a student at Armstrong Atlantic State University, was honored during Armstrong's 2013 Army ROTC award recognition ceremony in Savannah. Twibell received the Vietnam Veterans of America Award and the ROTC Honors Award.
ATLANTA - If life is a game, how do you learn the rules? You can start with a strong working knowledge of economics.
The Effingham Health System Auxiliary awarded $500 scholarships to two students from Effingham County High School and two from South Effingham High School.
The Effingham Community Orchestra has awarded its third annual academic scholarships.
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.
MACON - Mercer University recently honored Audrey Hannah Hyde of Guyton at its 2013 Honors Convocation. Hyde received the Valeria B. Edmonds Student Research Award.
WALESKA - Jessica Brown of Guyton was among the 377 students named to the Reinhardt University dean's list for spring semester 2013.
The annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp had its largest turnout, with 80 girls participating this week at Effingham County High School.
TIFTON - Austin Dixon of Rincon and Leslie Lamb of Guyton have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.