An Effingham County teen is among more than 122 youth graduating from the Georgia National Guard's Youth Challenge Academy at commencement ceremonies to be held in Macon on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
The Ebenezer Middle School cheerleading squad is the 2008 region runner-up for the Coastal Empire Middle School Region. The squad competed for the title on Nov. 5 at Southeast Bulloch High School. The Southeast Bulloch Middle School squad took first place.
Students in Mrs. Ashe's class at Guyton Elementary had a fun filled exciting day at the Effingham Fall Special Olympics, held at Effingham County High School. The kids had the opportunity to play basketball, bowl, jump in a moon bounce, dance and eat a great lunch. Everyone had a lot of fun and made some new friends.
It may have been a cold and windy day in "South Africa" but the students at South Effingham Elementary didn't seem to mind as they concluded their week-long Reading Safari with outdoor activities that included some very special guests.
On Nov. 21-22, three members and two advisors from South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the fall leadership conference at the Classic Center in Athens. The fall leadership conference consists of leadership workshops, networking opportunities, and competition for FBLA members from all across Georgia.