Forty seventh graders enrolled in Effingham County schools recently took the SAT as part of Duke University's Talent Identification Program. Seven of these students qualified for State Recognition, meaning they scored in the top 30 percent of the Talent Search pool.
Nearly 200 outstanding high school seniors recently attended Georgia Southern University's second annual Southern Leadership Excellence Academics and Dedication (LEAD) Conference at its main campus in Statesboro.
Savannah Technical College will offer two free interviewing seminars April 21 to help students and local job seekers develop their professional image, strengthen their interviewing techniques and increase awareness of the importance of polished communications - both verbal and nonverbal - in the interview. Sessions will be held at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. at the college's Effingham Campus, Highway 21 between Springfield and Rincon.
Isaiah Broomfield, a junior at South Effingham High School, won the Class AAA state title for boys essay at the recent Georgia High School Association Literary Meet held at Houston County High School. Broomfield was the only Effingham County student to advance to the state competition.
SAVANNAH – The Savannah Technical College Community Council will host the second annual Tribute to Community STARs (Savannah Tech's Achievement Recognition) this spring, honoring some 25 individuals, nominated for their service and dedication at work or in the community. The luncheon event will be held on April 9 at noon in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah campus, 5717 White Bluff Rd.