The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a balanced budget for the 2014 fiscal year, of $83.4 million in revenue and in expenses.
Effingham County High School graduate Hannah Boyd was one of 50 student leaders nationwide selected to receive a Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship.
CLEMSON, S.C.-Jordan Meriwether Shealy of Guyton graduated from Clemson University on May 10 with a bachelor of science in parks, recreation and tourism management (travel and tourism).
CLEMSON, S.C.-Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield has been named to the president's list at Clemson University for the spring 2013 semester.
STATESBORO-Valentin Soloiu, the Allen E. Paulson Chair of Renewable Energy at Georgia Southern University, has been awarded a $360,000 research for undergraduates grant from the National Science Foundation. The program, under Soloiu's direction, will start next summer and be available to students across the country to explore solutions to energy problems.
SAVANNAH – The following local students were named to the 2013 spring semester dean's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah:
South Effingham High School graduate Donald Quinones has received a $1,500 Scholarship for Military Children, awarded at Hunter Army Airfield. Hunter Army Airfield is one of more than 250 commissaries operated worldwide by the Defense Commissary Agency.
LONGVIEW, Texas - Caleb Jones of Springfield was named to the spring 2013 president's list at LeTourneau University.
Two South Effingham High School rising seniors will spend a month of their summer studying and learning in a college environment.
Goody's gave the Effingham County High School National Honor Society $200 to help pay for the stoles the NHS seniors wore for their graduation ceremony.
Local students graduate, earn honors from CSU
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has been recognized for broadcast excellence by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with a 2013 Emmy Award. GSU received the honor for Best Live Audio during the Southeast Emmy Awards in Atlanta on June 8.
Lamar Allen doesn't serve on the Effingham County Board of Education for the money, but he wouldn't mind receiving a bit more.
Taylor (Newton) Roosevelt, a 2006 graduate of Effingham County High School, earned her master's degree in English Literature from American University in Washington, D.C.
The Effingham County High School Interact Club participated in Effingham Day at the Capitol from Jan. 25-27.
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's two high schools:
Honor rolls for the second nine-week grading period for Effingham County's three middle schools:
The Effingham County School System is on track to be accredited for five more years.
The local Woodmen of the World chapter has started a new scholarship program for Effingham County students.
Effingham County High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America observed FBLA Week by honoring ECHS teachers and raising money for the March of Dimes.
ATLANTA - Eight students from Effingham County attained academic honors for fall 2014 at the Georgia Institute of Technology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for fall semester.