WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Augusta) has announced that six students in the 12th Congressional District, including two from Effingham County, were appointed to one of the country's military academies after receiving a nomination from Congressman Barrow.
The Effingham County High School class of 2013, called by valedictorian Hannah Boyd "the greatest class" in the school's history, had 407 members receive diplomas Saturday night before more than 10,000 people at Rebel Field.
Since the economic downturn in 2008, the Effingham County School System periodically has asked the state for waivers to the guidelines on how its money can be spent and how many students its classes can have.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host "It's All About M.E." (master of education), a graduate education fair for those interested in earning a master's education degree in one year.