SAVANNAH - The Technical Communications Certificate Program at Savannah Technical College prepares students for careers that require strong communication and technical skills, but for many students, it does something else, too - it may help them earn HOPE scholarship eligibility.
In February, 12 of Effingham's own, grades 7-12, traveled to Rock Eagle in Eatonton to compete in 4-H Project Achievement at the district level. These bright hardworking young people each prepared a portfolio (formally known as a record book) of all of their activities in the 2007 calendar year.
March 25, 2008|
Jan M. Hall
Special to the Herald
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College has won two Gold Awards for its marketing and recruitment efforts in the 23rd Annual Admissions Advertising Awards, a national competition for college and university marketing professionals. The "Hire education" ad series won in the category of newspaper advertising; program summary brochures won in the brochure category.
The South Effingham High School FFA agricultural mechanics team recently placed fifth at the Area IV ag mechanics career development devent. The event was held at Johnson County High School on Feb. 11.
Students at Covenant Christian Academy are looking forward to a different kind of book fair this year. The school, in its third year, has traditionally held a book fair in the spring. Headmaster Martin Wilkins commented on the new direction the school has chosen for this activity.
Mark Blankenship Jr. of Rincon was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Blankenship was initiated at Georgia Southern University.
From liquid nitrogen used to make dipping dots to flying simulated aircraft to shaking to make butter to baby alligators to the potato gun, the annual Effingham County Middle School math and science night had plenty from which to choose and learn.