Effingham County High School senior Emily Woods, the daughter of Jim and Lisa Woods of Springfield, has been honored by Georgia Public Broadcasting as a 2010-11 Academic All-Star Athlete. Woods was nominated by ECHS Principal Yancy Ford, who presented her with a plaque at class night. The school also received a plaque, which will be placed in the ECHS trophy case.
Aaron Gonzalez was awarded a Air National Guard scholarship to Georgia Military College for more than $42,000.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.-George Gray of Rincon was awarded a master of fine arts in acting from the School of Communication and the Arts at Regent University on May 7. Gray was one of approximately 1,153 graduates at Regent, one of the nation's leading Christian universities.
As the Effingham County High School class of 2011 finally sees the light at the end of this school year, its top three students reflected on the highs and lows of the year but are ready for the next chapter.
Today, South Effingham High School's class of 2011 will visit The Corral for the last time to walk across the stage toward their futures. And for this year's valedictorian, Rajal Patel, moving on is "bittersweet."
The Effingham County Board of Education approved the 2011-12 academic calendar for pre-K, which begins with pre-planning Aug. 22, more than three weeks after the K-12 calendar.
The student-voted Effingham County High School Teacher of the Month for April is Virginia Higgs. Higgs is a World History teacher.
The Effingham Exchange Club recently sponsored the annual Quick-Think-a-Thon with students from all the county's second grade classes represented.
Kelly W. Rahn, a sixth grade science teacher at Effingham County Middle School, has been selected by Georgia-Pacific to attend the Keystone Center 2011 Key Issues Institute: Bringing Environmental Issues to the Classroom, to be held this summer in Keystone, Colo. Rahn will join teachers from seven other communities where Georgia-Pacific has facilities.
The Effingham County Rebels saw their magical 2011 baseball season come to an end Monday night just outside Fayetteville, losing to the Whitewater Wildcats in two games that could not have been more different.
Although they will be cutting it close, the Effingham County School Board approved a balanced tentative budget for fiscal year 2012 that miraculously restores a full calendar year for K-12 students and teachers.
Unit GA-938, the Air Force Junior ROTC at Effingham County High School, has been selected to receive the 2010-11 Air Force Junior ROTC Distinguished Unit Award, with Merit.
Springfield Elementary's Cooper Hesling is no stranger to chess. He takes the game seriously and has been an avid chess player for many years. He participated in the county's chess tournament last year and was ready to take on the winners from each school this year.
Students at South Effingham Middle School who are currently enrolled in physical education classes took part in the Presidential Physical Fitness Challenge.
Ashia Kendra Dimiya Miller, an upcoming senior music major at Florida State University, was placed on the dean's list for the spring 2011 school term.
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.
The Effingham County Board of Education will hold its Jan. 23 meeting at a different location than usual.
A group of Effingham County students have been recognized as this year's winners of the annual MLK essay and poster contests.