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.
ALBANY–Dana Shores of Rincon received an award for Outstanding Scholar at Darton College's recent Honors and Awards Convocation.
COCHRAN-Middle Georgia College Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mary Ellen Wilson, has announced that two students from Effingham County were cited for scholastic achievement during MGC's spring 2011 semester.
TIGERVILLE, S.C.-North Greenville University has recognized Asaleverne Romell Wright from Rincon for his academic accomplishments by naming him to the Dean's List for the spring 2011 semester.
ATLANTA-The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia and its Office of Adult Education (OAE) has voted to rescind a planned increase in the GED test fees for Georgia's adult learners. The TCSG will wait until at least early next year to reconsider the cost.
Effingham 4-H'ers attend leadership conference at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee with 4-H'ers from 39 counties.
The first cohort the Effingham County Board of Education's Aspiring Leaders completed the program this year and were recognized for their work.
It was standing room only at Rebel Field on a sunny, warm Saturday evening as nearly 410 young men and women became the newest alumni of Effingham County HIgh School. Each member of the class carried a balloon to their seat, and many wrote personal messages on their balloons to commemorate three classmates who were killed in separate auto accidents.
Family and friends were not deterred by the dark purple clouds rolling over The Corral on Friday evening. They packed the stands and crowded the fences around the field to watch 353 Mustangs receive their South Effingham High School diplomas. Luckily, only a few drops of rain were felt, and the clouds rolled on as SEHS chorus teacher Ray Ellis called each of the graduates to step across the stage.
Effingham County school lunch prices will increase five cents next year in compliance with a federally mandated provision for school systems nationwide.
State Leader of Georgia 4-H Arch Smith shared his wisdom with local 4-H'ers during the annual 4-H Award banquet. 4-H'ers were recognized for their efforts in a number of programs including leadership, Project Achievement, Consumer Judging, Project S.A.F.E (Shooting Sports Education Program)
Effingham County High School senior Emily Woods, the daughter of Jim and Lisa Woods of Springfield, has been honored by Georgia Public Broadcasting as a 2010-11 Academic All-Star Athlete. Woods was nominated by ECHS Principal Yancy Ford, who presented her with a plaque at class night. The school also received a plaque, which will be placed in the ECHS trophy case.
Aaron Gonzalez was awarded a Air National Guard scholarship to Georgia Military College for more than $42,000.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-George Gray of Rincon was awarded a master of fine arts in acting from the School of Communication and the Arts at Regent University on May 7. Gray was one of approximately 1,153 graduates at Regent, one of the nation's leading Christian universities.
As the Effingham County High School class of 2011 finally sees the light at the end of this school year, its top three students reflected on the highs and lows of the year but are ready for the next chapter.
Today, South Effingham High School's class of 2011 will visit The Corral for the last time to walk across the stage toward their futures. And for this year's valedictorian, Rajal Patel, moving on is "bittersweet."