WEST POINT, N.Y. - Cadet James Thomas Morgan, son of Lt. Col. (ret.) and Mrs. Warren P. Morgan Jr. of Rincon, graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. on May 23.
Students planning to attend an Effingham County school for the 2009-10 year who were not actively enrolled at a district school at the end of the 2008-2009 year must register through the district's central registration center.
SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Foundation has received $5,000 from The Grainger Foundation, based upon a recommendation from Joe Haddad, manager of Grainger's Savannah facility.
The Effingham County Board of Education unanimously approved a policy regulating school choice within the district to comply with a bill that was passed by the General Assembly earlier this year.
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.
Georgia Southern University made history last Wednesday when the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia granted the university with the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering degree program in the state and Southeast U.S.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University celebrated a newly-renovated Sanford Hall with a ribbon cutting recently. The $8.65 million Communication Arts building, formerly an apartment-style dormitory, will be home to more than 900 students majoring in communication studies, multimedia film and production, multimedia journalism, public relations and theatre.
SAVANNAH - Ana Avila from Springfield has received a Goizueta Scholarship from Armstrong State University for the 2014-15 academic year.
Effingham County commissioners presented a check from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia's civic affairs foundation board of directors to Abby Smith, the Effingham County 4-H agent.
Curtisha Earley of Springfield has been awarded a 2014 Bojangles' Scholarship.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University recently announced the dean's list for the summer 2014 semester. Armstrong's dean's list honors students earning a grade point average of 3.6 of higher for the semester.