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.
MACON - Lauren Spradley of Springfield, a senior in the College of Liberal Arts, was named to the president's list and dean's list of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts for the spring 2013 semester.
Georgia Southern University has announced a $225,000 contribution from Gulfstream Aerospace to support research and education at the university. This gift continues Georgia Southern's long relationship with Gulfstream, manufacturer of the world's most technologically advanced business-jet aircraft, which began with former Gulfstream president and CEO Allen E. Paulson.
Ebenezer Middle School's Eagle Winds honor band has been chosen to perform at the 24th annual University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival in December.
A group of Effingham County Middle School students participated in Georgia Southern University's Global Village Competition, as part of the International Festival hosted by the Center for International Studies.