Six of Daphne Sherman's Spanish Language II students from South Effingham High School recently attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2009 National Spanish Examinations, earning three gold and three silver medals.
Jayde Haas, a seventh grader at Ebenezer Middle School has been named a state winner in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
Robert Lang of Springfield graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Berry College.
Danielle Alexandra DeFoe of Rincon has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). DeFoe will be honored during an inducation convocation this fall on the campus of The University of Georgia.
The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet awards luncheon at Ebenezer Retreat Center on May 27. Speakers were state Sen. Jack Hill and state Reps. Jon Burns and Buddy Carter. Entertainment was provided by new retiree, Aileen Tuten, and daughter, Susan Hartzog.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College's surgical technology program received notice from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) of the program's continuing accreditation through 2019.
Dancers from Britt's Dance Company attended their last regional competition of the season.
School-aged children are required to get certain immunizations before going back to school.
The Effingham County Retired Educators hosted its annual grandparenting essay contest.
The Effingham County Board of Education had a glimpse at the results of the high school graduation test on Wednesday.
The Pace family is not like any other family you will ever meet. Dennis, Ethan, Anya and Julian, although not blood related, will let you know immediately that they're siblings.
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.
South Effingham Elementary students will start school not only on a renovated campus, but also with a new principal.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office urges motorists to be extra vigilant for pedestrians as county schools resume classes Wednesday.
All Effingham County Schools will hold elections this month for their 2014-15 school councils.
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.
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.
Georgia Southern University will become 100 percent tobacco-free Friday, GSU President Brooks Keel announced.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce is conducting its annual "Pack-a-Pack" to help provide school supplies to local students.