The Effingham County Board of Education is proud to announce that all five of its Title I schools have been recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as Title I Distinguished Schools.
CLINTON, MISS. - Mississippi College has named Lauren M. Rogers to the 2008 fall semester dean's list of academic scholars, according to Dr. Ron Howard, vice president for academic affairs.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Cadet Ray Darwin Webb of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the fall semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.
Effingham County Middle School students are preparing to compete in the District Science Fair at Armstrong University.
Jeremy Hill, a senior at Effingham County High School, won the State FFA-EMC Electrification Contest at Camp FFA in Covington on Jan. 10.
Poster contest winners: kindergarten-second grades
SAVANNAH – The Peace Officer Academy at Savannah Technical College will hold a Commissioning Ceremony Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in the Eckburg Auditorium at the College's White Bluff Campus.
Lindsay Drevlow of Rincon has been named a Dean's Scholar at Piedmont College after completing the recent fall semester with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.
The deadline for submissions to the Georgia Historical Society's Black History Month Essay and Public Speaking Contest is Jan. 22.
Effingham County third grade students remain slightly above the national average, and eighth grade students are at the national average, according to the scores from the fall Iowa Test of Basic Skills.
SAVANNAH - The Business and Services Division at Savannah Technical College welcomes new department head and instructor for cosmetology, Kimberly Cutter.
The Coastal Health District recognized several Effingham County schools for their immunization audit, and nursing coordinator Marsha Cornell was presented an award at the Board of Education meeting Wednesday.
Can one person make a difference? Absolutely!
During the months of November and December, various clubs from South Effingham High School participated in a boxed Christmas for children within Effingham County.
As part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance, children and adults enjoyed the annual youth program Monday at the recreation department gym in Springfield.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is home to some of the nation's best online education programs, according to the 2014 Best Online Programs list from U.S. News & World Report.
Montrez Johnson is Sand Hill Elementary School's top speller for the 2013-14 school year.
HARROGATE, Tenn. - Lincoln Memorial University conferred the degrees of 652 graduates on Dec. 14 at its annual winter commencement exercises.
Cold and rainy weather did not deter cadets from Effingham County High School Air Force JROTC from participating in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. This was the fifth consecutive year cadets helped honor deceased veterans by being a part of the 45-minute ceremony, held indoors due do the weather, and then helping place wreaths on more than 500 veterans' graves.
Two students from Effingham County were among 565 students recognized for scholastic achievement for the 2013 fall semester at Georgia Southwestern State University.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kristian Page from Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in outdoor education from Georgia College on Dec. 14.