The students of the Christian Leadership Academy from the Effingham YMCA met with local state legislators Rep. Jon Burns and Rep. Ann Purcell at a special meeting on at the Effingham County Administrative Complex in Springfield.
The Ebenezer Middle School Chorus and Show Choir, under the direction of Lawanda D. Allen, presented its winter concert to a large crowd. The combined grade levels spanned the entire width of the stage as they sang the final numbers of the evening along with the show choir.
The Ebenezer Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus treated family and friends to a concert at the school, complete with Christmas carols, and the evening ended on the steps of the old school, with a Christmas sing-along.
Effingham County High School FFA member Jesse Edwards recently won the Area IV FFA Agricultural Electrification Career Development Event.The event was held at Johnson County High School in Wrightsville on Dec. 1.
VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University selected Lauren Lyautey of Rincon for the VSU Ambassadors organization, a group that will assist the president with outreach activities, including graduation and alumni functions.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College will hold its fall graduation tonight at 7:30 in the Savannah Civic Center's Johnny Mercer Theatre. More than 200 are expected to participate in the ceremonies that include graduates in associate degree, diploma, certificate and GED programs.
Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.
From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.