More than 250 seniors from the Effingham County High School graduating class of 2016, which numbers 450, made their college choices known at the College Decision Day ceremony Friday morning at ECHS. Students who also have decided to join the armed services announced their intended branch of service.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County honored its ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award nominees and its nominees for the Youth of the Year. ACE Award nominees are Ashley Parrett, Sarah Wilson, Sharmar Grey, Maci Varnell and Arianna Fournier. Year of the Youth nominees are Julian Pace are Garrett Hodges, Gabi Usher of l, Chandler Cubbedge, Tess DeMeyer, Raquel Hazzard and Tess DeMeyer.
The Georgia Southern Enactus team competed and won at the Enactus Regional Competition in Atlanta on April 1. The student-led organization focuses on providing economic support to the local area through sustainable entrepreneurial projects.
Richard Walls, a native of Springfield and a junior at Savannah State University was chosen recently to represent the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences as a keynote speaker during the Honors Day Convocation held March 24.