Meet the newest addition to the Effingham County 4-H program, the Cloverbud Clubhouse. The Cloverbud Clubhouse meets at the Effingham County Extension office on a monthly basis for an hour and a half, offering quality educational programming. Children who are homeschooled and are in first through third grades are invited to attend.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,340 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for the president's list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
ATLANTA-John Cowart of Rincon, earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for spring 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.
ATLANTA-The following students have earned the distinction of dean's list at the Georgia Institute of Technology for spring 2016. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.
VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University announced its spring 2016 dean's list. Students who achieve a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher on nine or more semester hours with an institutional grade point average of 3.0 or higher are recognized by being placed on the dean's list.
4-H Teen Leaders serve as mentors and are positive role models for younger 4-H members. By participating in the Georgia 4-H Certified Teen Leader Training, 4-H'ers began their journey as a teen leader for Effingham 4-H. 4-H'ers participated in interactive hands-on sessions and learned the in's and out's of being an "official" Georgia 4-H Certified Teen Leader. Participants receiving their certifications were: Zaniya Brown, Justin Hayes, Marina Herten, Emily Jarriel, Payton Mercer, Owen Mercer, Ben Mincey, Laura Grace Molina, Macy Morgan, Skylar Morgan, April Moss, Reese Powell, Luke Roe, Emilie Rowland, and Jordyn Serrano.
The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students during the Institute's 251st Commencement exercises on May 6 and 7 at the McCamish Pavilion.