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Keel wants GSU to go to next level

For Dr. Brooks Keel, one of the key factors that drew his interest to become president of Georgia Southern University was what he calls the college's "culture of being student centered." So, in his first week on the job as the college's new leader, Keel wants to have lunch with the student body. Just not all at the same time.

January 15, 2010 | By Jim Healy Special to the Effingham Herald | Education

Students feeling the pinch

A year ago, a high school student's biggest concern may have been finding a prom date. But now many students' priorities are shifting toward their futures and finances as the recession becomes top-of-mind.

January 14, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

Wrapping up the semester

Members of the South Effingham High School Future Business Leaders of America wrapped up the first semester on Dec. 15 with a Christmas social. The members enjoyed food, fun and networking with each other.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Local students earn honors at East Georgia

Five Effingham County residents have been named to the dean's honor and merit lists at East Georgia College for the fall 2009 semester.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

MLK Jr. Observance Committee names essay, poster winners

The Martin Luther King Jr. Observance Day Committee has announced the winners of the 2010 MLK Observance Day poster and essay contest for students in grades K-12.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

26 students to try for GHP

Twenty-six students from Effingham County will be interviewing soon for acceptance to the Governor's Honors Program. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program housed at Valdosta State University and funded by the state.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Credit recovery students get chance for computer

At South Effingham High School, students in the credit recovery classes had an opportunity to receive a lap top computer for Christmas.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

Two ECHS seniors attend GSU’s Scholars Showcase

STATESBORO-Glenn Jackson and Taylor Roberson from Effingham County High School were two of the high school seniors invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Annual Southern Scholars Showcase in December at its main campus in Statesboro.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

School board gets TAN, just in case

The Effingham County Board of Education approved a recommendation to accept a TAN loan for $5 million from Bank of America at a meeting Wednesday afternoon as a buffer against slow tax revenues and potential state budget cuts.

January 07, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Education

System honored for hitting targets

The Effingham County School System has been recognized by the state Department of Education for its excellence in the education of students with disabilities.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

School board approves policy for facility use

The Effingham County Board of Education has approved a revised policy for the use of school facilities.

January 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

Moore receives master’s from Georgia Tech

Trent Moore received a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology on Dec. 12.

January 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Education

The Grinch steals the show at Central Learning Center

The Grinch came to Central Learning Center in Springfield and stole the audience. At least he took their attention and kept it for the entire performance. The kids, teachers, and parents were captivated by the spectacle.

December 31, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Education

Smith takes top prize at SEHS fall art show

South Effingham High Art students showed off their talents at the fall art show organized by art teacher Mary Cale Anderegg.

December 31, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Education

SEHS bands deliver winter concert

The winter concert of the SEHS bands was presented earlier this month.

December 31, 2009 | Staff Report | Education

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Heller earns HES scholarship

Ben Heller was presented the Henry C. Wilkins Scholarship by the Historic Effingham Society. He is the son of Hank and Sabrina Heller. He graduated ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education

‘Super’ summer reading program at the libraries

The Rincon and Springfield libraries kicked off their Summer Reading Programs for children and teens up to 18 years old in June, and it's ...

July 14, 2015 | Staff report | Education

School board makes an alteration to dress code

When students return to Effingham County schools in less than a month, they will have a set of new rules by which to comply.

July 07, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Education

Alexander receives G-P Foundation scholarship

Caroline Alexander, a 2015 graduate of Effingham County High School, has been selected as a recipient of a Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarship. She is ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Benson earns HeritageBank of the South scholarship

HeritageBank of the South announces Christopher Michael Benson as winner of the HBOS College Scholarship.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Parents reminded to get their school-age kids up-to-date on their immunizations

It won't be long before a new school year begins and Effingham County Health Department officials want to remind parents and caregivers to make ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Local students named to GSU president’s list

STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,194 students for excellence in academics on the 2015 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Waller earns dean’s list honor at Ga. State

ATLANTA-Charles Waller of Rincon was named to the dean's list for the spring 2015 semester at Georgia State University.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Clemson names Hall to president’s list

CLEMSON, S.C.- Erin Kinsley Hall of Springfield has been named to the president's list at Clemson University for the spring 2015 semester.

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

Hillman makes Pratt Institute president’s list

BROOKLYN, NY-Christina Hillman, a Springfield resident and a student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among the 900 students who made the president's ...

July 07, 2015 | Staff report | Education

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