STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has announced its president's list for the spring 2009 term. To be eligible for the president's list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester. The following students from Effingham County made the president's list:
Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Mary E. Rahn of Statesboro recently has been recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Georgia Southern University.
Effingham County Board of Education members got a look at a draft technology integration plan.
It was a great pleasure to have author, Amy Wallace, come to speak with students at April's South Effingham High School Stomping 'Stangs Book Club meeting.
Scenes from Friday night's graduation at The Corral.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized Alison Cintron, a student at South Effingham High School, at its board meeting Thursday night.
Covenant Christian Academy fifth grade and seventh grade students are in the top 1 percent in the nation, according to the scores from the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS).
SAVANNAH - An Ebenezer Middle School students was honored for her essays in a contest sponsored by the Gulfstream Management Association.
Jill Marie Elliott, a 2005 South Effingham High School graduate, received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, cum laude, from Emory University in Atlanta on May 11.
SPARTANBURG, S.C.-Seth Chandler Goldwire of Guyton received Bachelor of Science in economics from Wofford College as the school conferred 270 degrees during its commencement exercises on May 17.
Explore the worlds of reading, music, dance, art, and more during the 2009 Summer Reading Program at all Live Oak Public Libraries branches June 1-Aug. 15.
Congratulations to the following seniors of Effingham County High and South Effingham High schools who were presented with scholarships during their Class Night ceremonies. Between both high schools, the Class of 2009 received an estimated $2,797,683 in scholarship awards.
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.
Taylor Sauerland fondly recalls the method her fifth-grade teacher at South Effingham Elementary School employed to teach spelling words.