Savannah Technical College's Dental Hygiene program announced its 2013 graduating cohort of 16 students successfully passed both the Central Regional Dental Testing Service practical licensing examination and the American Dental Association National Board Dental Hygiene Examination late in the 2013 spring semester.
Three students from Effingham County have been awarded Georgia Power Scholarships. Joseph Snooks, son of Georgia Power employee J. Steven Snooks at the company's Savannah location, is one of 21 students statewide to receive a Georgia Power Scholarship. Snooks, of Springfield, attends Armstrong Atlantic State University, where he majors in biology. Morgan Moore, daughter of Georgia Power employee Jeff Moore at the company's Savannah location, also received a Georgia Power Scholarship. Moore, from Rincon, attends ...
Local students make SCAD dean's list SAVANNAH - Five students from Effingham County were named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design for spring quarter 2013. Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher for the quarter receive recognition on the dean's list. Local students earning dean's list honors were: Robert Fetzer of Guyton Amanda Hein of Guyton Maci Lorenz of Guyton Daniette Owens of Rincon ...
SOCIAL CIRCLE - The Nongame Conservation Section of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is offering a $1,000 grant to a Georgia third-, fourth- or fifth-grade public or private school teacher who demonstrates exceptional energy and innovation in teaching life sciences. This opportunity is possible thanks to support from The Environmental Resource Network, or TERN, friends group of the Nongame Conservation Section.
The Fortson 4-H Center is 30 miles south of Atlanta, behind the Atlanta Motor speedway. However, for two Effingham County Jr. 4-H'ers, Marci Delcampo and Dana Mincey, it was home away from home for a week of camp.
Two local elementary school students were big winners at the Georgia District Exchange Club Conventionheld in Albany in early June.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,150 students for excellence in academics on the 2013 spring semester president's list.
SAVANNAH-Six local students attending Armstrong Atlantic State University were honored during Armstrong's spring 2013 Student Awards Convocation:
ATLANTA-Emilia Truluck of Rincon was named to the dean's list of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2013 spring semester.
If Effingham County school teachers want to be "friends" with their students on social media sites, they now can be.
Twelve cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC recently completed Summer Leadership School as basic trainees held at Mercer University in Macon.
Marquita Terrieka Wallace graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla, with a doctorate of pharmacy May 4.
Oklahoma City, Okla. – Oklahoma City University has named student Amber Pair from Rincon to the dean's honor roll for the spring 2013 semester.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is honored to announce the winners of the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship, including Hannah Boyd of the Effingham County High School class of 2013.
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, located in Eatonton. This summer camp is designed for fifth- and sixth- grade students. Effingham 4-H camped 143 total participants, including cloverleaf campers, adults and teen leaders.
Parker's convenience stores recently gave a $3,000 Fueling the Community check to the Effingham County School System. The donation, presented at Guyton Elementary School, is part of a larger charitable contribution to area schools in Georgia and South Carolina.
The South Effingham High School wind ensemble will perform with Vincent DiMartino at First Presbyterian Church of Savannah as part of their Music with a Mission on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H members learned the importance of responsible leadership, goal setting, communication and teamwork during the 2013 leadership officer training.
Rincon Elementary School is among a select group of Georgia elementary schools studied as part of a new Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education report that identifies best practices that have resulted in significant academic gains.
Students at Blandford Elementary School gave their pennies - and a lot more -to help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Effingham County 4-H is proud to offer Cloverleaf 4-H members (fifth and sixth grades) an opportunity to sharpen their cooking skills by participating in Kids in the Kitchen.
Effingham County is being represented by not one, but two teams in the state softball tournament Elite Eight in Columbus.
On a day they wore Halloween costumes to school, Blandford Elementary students learned a lesson about true character.
"Great minds think alike" was the goal of the Effingham County 4-H Challenge Bowl team as they ventured to the Georgia State Fair in Perry.
South Effingham Elementary School is celebrating Children's Book Week with a family reading and fitness challenge, a family reading night and the school's first 5K race and one-mile fun run.
The South Effingham Middle School cheerleaders won a competition held at Statesboro High School on Saturday.
Being involved in Red Ribbon Week activities as an Ebenezer Elementary School student left a lasting impression on Peter Waltz.
A nationwide initiative to promote safe teen driving resonates particularly strongly in Effingham County.
Parents of Effingham County students can offer their opinion on which calendar the school system should adopt for the 2014-15 academic year.
Effingham County 4-H'ers joined others across the U.S. in celebrating National 4-H Week.