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CCA looks to start new school year

The staff of Covenant Christian Academy is prepared for an open house to be held July 26 at 7 p.m. on their new campus at Life Baptist Church, 1541 Highway 21 S. in Springfield.

August 09, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Kight ready to lead EES

Ebenezer Elementary has a familiar face as the new principal, Beth Kight, assumed the role of principal on July 1.

August 07, 2007 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


Schools make the grades

The Effingham County School System has earned the distinction of being one of 55 systems out of the 180 in the state to have all its schools meet Adequate Yearly Progress for the No Child Left Behind Act.

August 07, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Local students honored at VSU

Many local students who attend Valdosta State University have been recognized for their outstanding academic work.

August 04, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Lai, Turner earn UGA honors

Serena Lai and Katie Tanner of Rincon have been awarded Charter Scholarships by the University of Georgia's Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

August 04, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Race horse story is a winner

Marlow Elementary School has many young authors, but Lorin Alderman won the state young author competition.

August 03, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Jeffers earns VSU degree

Devon Jeffers, a 2003 alumna of Effingham County High School, graduated May 4 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in philosophy from Valdosta State University. The commencement ceremony took place in the P.E. complex at 4 p.m on main campus.

July 31, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


CCA readies for open house Tuesday

Covenant Christian Academy will be holding an open house tonight to showcase its new location, teachers and grade levels.

July 31, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Penney gets a TIP from Duke

While many students have been taking a break from classes over the summer, one South Effingham student spent three weeks studying cancer at Duke.

July 31, 2007 | By Sandi Van Orden Effingham Herald | Education


Walk kickoff weathers storm

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – Coastal Empire held its kickoff for the 2007 Walk to Cure Diabetes at Grayson Stadium on June 30. Families and supporters gathered to get the latest information on juvenile diabetes and register for the Sept. 23 Walk to Cure Diabetes.

July 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


DP Partners gives to GSU

July 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Wright earns masters from Walden

Amanda Zahrt Wright of Clyo received her master's degree from Walden University, on May 12, with a 4.0 GPA. The coursework for the master's degree focused primarily on reading and literacy.

July 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


4-H’ers get into the swim of things at Camp Rock Eagle

Last month, Effingham County 4-H carried teen leaders Ben Snooks, Ken Mosely, Tiffany Cannaday and Courtney Aliffi, adult volunteers Lawanda Adkins, Jo Crosby, Vicki Arnette, Sharon Alexander, Ella Smith, Karen Aliffi, Katheryn Mack and Doug Saxon, county agents Bill Tyson and Jan Hall, along with 4-H program assistant Connie Heidt, and more than 130 fifth and sixth grade 4-H'ers to Rock Eagle in Eatonton.

July 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Local students receive GSU scholarships

Georgia Southern University recently awarded local students scholarships.Following is a list of area recipients:

July 28, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


Shealy makes B-P dean's list

MOUNT VERNON - Steven Ross Shealy of Springfield qualified for the dean's list at Brewton-Parker College for the May 2007 cohort semester, announced Dr. Ron Melton, provost.

July 26, 2007 | Staff Report | Education


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Danica Pearson takes Quick-Think-A-Thon district grand prize

Danica Pearson's quick thinking paid off with the grand prize at the Exchange Club's Georgia District Convention on St. Simons Island.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECHS JROTC earns top honor

Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected by the Air Force to receive the 2013-14 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees from Mercer University

MACON - Mercer University conferred bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five spring commencement ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.

June 23, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Students hit the Summer Leadership Camp

COVINGTON - This summer 90 students from the Effingham County High School and Effingham County Middle School FFA chapters were challenged to find the "hero within." They were part of more than 2,500 students who attended the FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp 2014 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center in Covington.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals make Georgia Tech’s dean’s list

ATLANTA - Nine students from the area earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for spring 2014. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Goergia College announces spring dean’s list

MILLEDGEVILLE - Four students from Effingham County completed courses with exemplary marks and made the dean's list for the 2014 spring semester at Georgia College in Milledgeville.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Health departments urge back-to-school immunizations

Students will be going back to school in less than two months and health department officials in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties are encouraging parents to be proactive about getting required immunizations for children.

June 19, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Ready for a taste of the college life

Three students will represent Effingham County this summer in the prestigious Governor's Honors Program.

June 19, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Pre-K teachers will return to a full schedule

Effingham County pre-kindergarten teachers will return to a 190-day calendar for the 2014-15 school year.

June 16, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Gonzalez wins National FFA Tractor Supply scholarship

Effingham County FFA member Julia Gonzalez has been awarded a $1,000 Tractor Supply-Growing Scholars scholarship from the National FFA Organization.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


VSU announces spring dean’s list, local graduates

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.

June 16, 2014 | Staff report | Education


GeoVista awards scholarship

Sydney Rushing received the Eddy E. Rogers Scholarship from GeoVista Credit Union.

June 12, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


AASU announces president’s list

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.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Locals earn degrees, honors at Ga. Southwestern State

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.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS to host Mini Mustang Cheer Camp

Girls in kindergarten-seventh grade are invited to participate in the Mini Mustang Cheer Camp hosted by the South Effingham High School cheerleaders.

June 12, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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