The Georgia Southern University chapter of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society recently inducted 242 new members. To become a member of Phi Eta Sigma, a student must earn a GPA of 3.5 or greater during their freshmen year at the University.
Berry College recognized outstanding achievement among students during its annual honors night celebration.
The United States Achievement Academy announced that Audrey Hannah Hyde from Guyton has been named a United States National Award Winner in three categories, honor roll, leadership and student council.
High Sales Brandon Dickerson, Anna Wendelken and Zachary Blalock Greenhand Degrees Jasen Bowers, Lyndsey Sikes, Sarah Donnell, Whitney Smith, D. J. Lavine, Kris Stafford, Faith Shreve, Taylor Landing, Ashley Williams, Cody Messex, Tara Carter, Sean Smith, Faith Hogan, Jerry Hounshell, Kevin Hounshell, Travis Cobb, Katie Iler, Joshua Floyd, R. J. Sanders, Mandi Patrick, Nick Grier, Austin Oglesby and Megan Roman Star Greenhand Mandi Patrick Star Discovery Whitney Smith Star Agribusinessman Nick Mullins Star Chapter Farmer ...
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced today the successful completion of Math-A-Thon at Guyton Elementary, where students raised $1,675.
SAVANNAH - For today's working adults, finding time to attend college is often difficult. But Savannah Technical College is making it easier with its new weekend college studies program, offering College Algebra (MAT 191) and Composition and Rhetoric (ENG 191) on alternating Saturday mornings at the College's Savannah Campus, 5717 White Bluff Road.
South Effingham Middle School Y Club members participate in school and community projects every month of the school year, but for the first time their efforts are going global. Y Club officers recently heard about the Acts III Global Ministry Orphanage Project in Malawi, Africa and felt led and inspired to be a part of such a great ministry project.
Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) junior Rebecca Page has been awarded the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Scholarship by the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association.
The Effingham County Board of Education recognized retiring employees on Wednesday. Superintendent Randy Shearouse told the retirees it was a happy day for them, but not a happy day for the school system. "We lose a lot of talented people from the classrooms, school principals, media center and lunchroom workers and custodial staff," he said. "We lose you, and I know you're all smiling and you're happy to be retiring, but it's not such a ...
Ebenezer Elementary First Emmy Night was held on Thursday, April 12. As the limo delivered all students in the media club, the stars were introduced from the limo for a 'star arrival.' All students were presented with their own golden emmy and certificate, for all the hours they have spent since Christmas after school designing their own projects, from the Effingham County Media Festival. Mrs. Peggy Helmly was recognized as heading up the media festival ...
MACON - Ashley Nicole Miles presented a research project at Mercer University's Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The topic was "Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation."
Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded 10 scholarships valued at $8,000 each to children of Gulfstream employees - including six children of Gulfstream employees in Savannah.
In an effort to prevent drinking and driving, Effingham County High School students performed as the victims and driver in a drunk driving accident Thursday.
Springfield Elementary School Principal, Terri Johnson, and past principal, Dayle Burns, accepted a Title I Distinguished Schools Award for the school on behalf of the hardworking students and staff members at Springfield Elementary. SES has been dedicated to making Adequate Yearly Progress for the 'No Child Left Behind Law' for the past four consecutive years. Also on hand to celebrate the school's accomplishments was past principal, Greg Arnsdorff, now an assistant superintendent for the Effingham ...
Rincon Elementary School celebrated its 24th May Day Festival on Friday. The program featured the May princesses and princes from each class, and the crowning of the May Queen by last years queen. The 2007 May Queen is De'Aun Johnson, her lady in waiting (first runner up) is Bridgett Caudle and the maid of honor (second runner up) is Taylor Downs. Each grade level performed a dance for the event.
Five officers of the Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Effingham County High School "dive in" for a new year by attending the summer leadership and officer training summit at Swainsboro High School on July 18. Hannah Boyd, president; Michaela Williford, vice president; Vanessa Williams, secretary; Kelsey Fulford, treasurer; and Josie Alford, historian attended the summit to prepare themselves for their roles as officers this year.
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.
STATESBORO-Before they check into residence halls, buy books, or even attend their first class, a group of incoming Georgia Southern University freshmen will begin their college careers by giving back to the Statesboro community.
The Effingham County High School competition cheerleaders hosted their annual Rebels Cheer Camp this week for 60 young girls across the county.
Building Future Leaders was the mission of a recent youth event hosted by Georgia Rotary District 6920 at South Georgia College. Sixty students from the district attended the annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference (RYLA) at SGC. RYLA is a Rotary International program that started in Southeast Asia and has spread across the world.
The Effingham County Board of Education is reviewing a nepotism policy mandated by the state.
Effingham Community Orchestra awarded its first Academic Scholarships. The 2011 recipients are Tyler Beale, Christina Hillman and Rachel Miles.
The Effingham County Board of Education approved its budget for fiscal year 2012 with no change to its millage rate.
In an effort to serve the needs of the community, Teach Right, a locally owned and operated educational supply store, has announced plans for summer workshops for teachers and parents, and play-days for children. Owner Marian Hodge announced that there would be no charge for the events; however, materials from the workshop presentations would be available for purchase.
Shane A. Rahn, a 2011 honor graduate of Effingham County High School and vice-president of the Effingham FFA program, has been chosen as the Central Region Star in Agricultural Placement for Georgia.
Effingham County Schools Central Registration Center is now processing registrations for the 2011-12 school year.
Effingham County High School graduate Christina Hillman won a gold medal in graphic communications at the SkillsUSA Championship.
School books have been put away for now and children in Effingham County are enjoying the lazy days of summer. But the new school year is fast approaching and in preparation, Effingham County Health Department officials will extend clinic hours to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 26 so children can get the necessary back-to-school screenings and immunizations.
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, MARIETTA-Seven Effingham County teens graduated June 18 from the National Guard Youth Challenge program. Commencement ceremonies were held for Class 2011-36 from the campus operated by the Georgia Army Guard at the Guard Garrison Training Center in Hinesville.
First Steps Preschool recently had a four-day camp for 3- and 4-year-old children. The week was filled with special visitors, crafts, games and music that corresponded to the theme of the day.