Three Effingham County students are top winners in the Savannah Children's Book Festival Poster Contest, sponsored by Live Oak Public Libraries. The contest was divided into three categories: elementary, middle school, high school and college.
Right before their senior class picnic last Thursday and just after graduation practice, the three top students in the Effingham County High School class of 2010 sat down to share their thoughts on life, so far.
New residents to Effingham County are encouraged to register their children for enrollment in the Effingham County Public School System as early as possible before Aug. 9, which is the first day of the 2010-11 school term. Those who choose to register the last week before school starts may experience an extremely long wait.
Elizabeth Pabst, a junior government major from Guyton, was one of 17 students representing Berry College's Model United Nations team to earn honorable mention for their work in representing the Democratic Republic of Congo during the 2010 National Model UN Conference in New York City.
The Effingham County Future Farmers of America held its 53rd annual banquet with more than 200 members and guests present. Dinner was catered by Bobby's Hometown Restaurant, along with entertainment by local country duo One19.
Three South Effingham High School sophomores served as pages at the state Capitol on April 12. Emilia Truluck served as a page to Rep. Ann Purcell while Hunter Owens and Ashlee Griffith served as pages for Sen. Jack Hill. Serving as pages provides students with a unique perspective on the legislative process.