Daniette Owens was crowned Miss South Effingham High School at the annual Miss SEHS pageant Saturday night.
The Effingham County Board of Education honored Ebenezer Elementary School fifth-grader Morgan Seckinger at its meeting Thursday night.
Fifth and sixth graders anxiously await the beginning of County Project Achievement competition. Youth competed in project areas ranging from agriculture to workforce preparedness and career development.
Ebenezer Middle School students attended the Georgia National History Day competition held at Georgia Southern University on Feb. 18. The students pictured placed either first, second or third at the first district regional competition and will now compete on the state level in April.
Effingham County High School art students participated in the Juried High School Congressional Exhibition held at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Students at Marlow Elementary School raised $6,085 for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, and classes that raised the most in each grade level were allowed to wear their pajamas to school Wednesday.
Emmeline Richards presented Jill Usher's first grade class at Sand Hill Elementary School with a flag on behalf of Sgt. Jon-Erik Tucker, who is currently in Mosul, Iraq, with C Company, 1/10 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. In January, two missions were flown with the flag.
The Effingham County Middle School athletics department will stage the 2009 Miss ECMS Pageant, "Dancing with the Stars," on March 21 at 6 p.m.
Eleven young ladies will compete this Saturday in the annual Miss SEHS Pageant at South Effingham High School. The pageant will begin at 7 p.m. and tickets can be bought at the door for $7. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, call the high school at 728-7511.
Dr. Mark Winters, new principal at South Effingham High School, is spending his time getting to know the people, programs and the good things happening at the school.
Students from Casey Fields and Wes Brown's Effingham Christian School visited the state Capitol on Feb. 27.
Five Effingham Christian students competed in the Savannah Ogeechee Regional Science and Engineering Fair in February.
Since February 2008, the Effingham County Board of Education has avoided spending $576,130 thanks to its newly implemented Energy Education Program and the cooperation of employees and students.
Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.
Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.
Effingham County FFA member Julia Gonzalez has been awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship from the National FFA Organization.
VALDOSTA - Valdosta State University has announced the students from spring 2014 who met all qualifications for graduation. More than 1,200 were recognized for receiving their associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees.
Sydney Rushing received the Eddy E. Rogers Scholarship from GeoVista Credit Union.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently announced president's list honorees, each of whom earned a 4.0 grade point average for two consecutive semesters during the 2013-14 academic school year.
AMERICUS - Three Effingham County students were among the 300 graduates from Georgia Southwestern State University at the spring 2014 commencement ceremony in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.
Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.