If Effingham County school teachers want to be "friends" with their students on social media sites, they now can be.
Twelve cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC recently completed Summer Leadership School as basic trainees held at Mercer University in Macon.
Marquita Terrieka Wallace graduated from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla, with a doctorate of pharmacy May 4.
Oklahoma City, Okla. – Oklahoma City University has named student Amber Pair from Rincon to the dean's honor roll for the spring 2013 semester.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is honored to announce the winners of the Horatio Alger Georgia Scholarship, including Hannah Boyd of the Effingham County High School class of 2013.
Effingham County Cloverleaf 4-H'ers camped at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, the largest 4-H center in the world, located in Eatonton. This summer camp is designed for fifth- and sixth- grade students. Effingham 4-H camped 143 total participants, including cloverleaf campers, adults and teen leaders.
Following are the final nine weeks' grading period honor rolls from the Effingham County School System's high schools:
Following are the final nine weeks' grading period honor rolls from the Effingham County School System's middle schools:
STATESBORO – Georgia Southern University recently named 2,444 students for excellence in academics to the 2013 spring semester dean's list.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 245th commencement exercises in May. The following local students graduated:
Three Effingham students receive diplomas from UGa
The Effingham County 4-H shotgun team competed in the 2013 state 4-H modified trap competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center on May 11. There were approximately 900 shooters from across the state competing at the match.
SAVANNAH – Fifteen students from Effingham County were named to the 2012-13 president's list at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
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.
Yvette Carr, manager of Burns World Travel in Springfield, recently spoke to the third-grade students at Guyton Elementary School.
Thanksgiving brought not only turkey and dressing this year, but also several opportunities for 4-H'ers to express their thanks within the community.
Effingham students make Berry dean's list
The Effingham County High School FFA livestock judging team recently competed in the Area IV FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event.
Students from Effingham County and South Effingham FFA chapters attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 28-Nov. 1.
Armstrong State University has been designated a 2015 STEM Jobs Approved Colleges by Victory Media and will be featured in the winter 2015 issue of STEM Jobs magazine. Armstrong was one of only 123 schools nationwide to be named as a STEM Jobs Approved College.
The Effingham County High School chapter of the National Honor Society has had the privilege to serve its community by volunteering for Habitat for Humanity over the last couple of months.