ABBEVILLE, Ala. - Teffany Reaves knows about hard times. She knows what it is like to wonder why she does not have things others have, to face an uncertain future. Seeing family difficulties firsthand at a young age could have been a discouragement to others, but Reaves responded by excelling in her studies.
ATLANTA - It used to be said that Georgia's system of 33 technical colleges, the exciting programs they offer, and the great career opportunities that they create was one of the state's "best-kept secrets."
International Student Exchange, a leading non-profit high school exchange program with a regional office based in Cumming, is pleased to announce that Savannah resident Kathy Akcakanat is now an ISE area representative.
SAVANNAH - David L. Carson has been appointed vice president for business and finance at Armstrong Atlantic State University effective July 28, following approval by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Sarah Donnell represented the South Effingham FFA at the state FFA agriscience fair. She was the environmental science division 2 winner and will represent SEHS at the national convention this fall. She is also a Governor's Honors winner in environmental science and will be attending the summer honors program at Valdosta State University.
Ashley Strong is ready to electrify students and the community about Family Career, and Community Leaders of America. With "Excellence Electrified" being the 2008-2009 theme, Strong wants everyone to see how FCCLA can bring excellence to the life of others.
The Effingham County Board of Education is pleased to announce the district winners for the Young Georgia Authors' Competition. Each of these young, talented writers was a first place winner for their grade level, school and then within the First District RESA, which includes 18 counties in Georgia. Listed below are the names of each district winner followed by their winning story or poem:
Effingham County High School freshman Landon Snooks and science teacher/coach Wayne Munch are making some very special vacation plans after learning that they were lucky winners of the high school's second semester prize give-a-ways.