Four local students recently were selected as recipients of Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarships. Katherine Cope, a graduate of South Effingham High School, Hayley Fritch of Southeast Bulloch High School, and Ashley Sanders and Gabrielle Usher, both graduates of Effingham County High School, all were recently honored during a recognition lunch hosted in their honor at the Savannah River Mill.
Georgia Heritage FCU announced college scholarship award winners for 2016. Bethany Dyals, daughter of Christopher and Janna Dyals of Guyton, and Raquel Hazzard, daughter of Gina Hazzard of Rincon, received $2,000 and $1,500 scholarship awards, respectively.
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.