Effingham County High School has been awarded a $1,500 grant that will help pay for the training to add advanced placement classes at the school.
SUWANEE - Georgia builders and contractors will soon have an even better source of potential employees now that South Effingham High School's construction technology program, led by instructor Kevin Strickland, has been granted industry accreditation.
Taylor Love, an eighth grader at South Effingham Middle School, was recognized as the k-8, third place statewide winner for the University of Georgia Traffic Injury Prevention Institute's "2009 Safety Belt Public Service Announcement Contest."
ATLANTA- Jill Elliott of Rincon, daughter of Marsha Lauren Sanders of Rincon, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University in Atlanta, at its 164th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Robert Lang has been named to the dean's list for the 2009 spring term at Berry College, according to Dr. Katherine M. Whatley, Berry College provost.
Cheyanne Mock of Clyo is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization headquartered in St. Joseph, Mo.
Six of Daphne Sherman's Spanish Language II students from South Effingham High School recently attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2009 National Spanish Examinations, earning three gold and three silver medals.
Jayde Haas, a seventh grader at Ebenezer Middle School has been named a state winner in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
Robert Lang of Springfield graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Berry College.
Danielle Alexandra DeFoe of Rincon has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). DeFoe will be honored during an inducation convocation this fall on the campus of The University of Georgia.
The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet awards luncheon at Ebenezer Retreat Center on May 27. Speakers were state Sen. Jack Hill and state Reps. Jon Burns and Buddy Carter. Entertainment was provided by new retiree, Aileen Tuten, and daughter, Susan Hartzog.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.
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.
Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.
Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.
Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.