Students, faculty and staff were honored Jan. 24 at Southeastern Technical College's annual awards banquet, held at the Vidalia Community Center.
Andrew Rushing, a senior at South Effingham High School, recently won the local "Leadership" High School Speech Contest sponsored by the Coastal Empire Leadership Development Association (CELDA).
Members of the Effingham County Board of Education, Eddie Tomberlin, Mose Mock, Superintendent Randy Shearouse, Chairman Lamar Allen and Vickie Decker, celebrated South Effingham High School CTAE Month at the school board's Feb. 16 meeting.
D.E.E.N.O.S USAG Level 7 Gymnastics Team kicked off its 2012 competitive season at the Hilton Head Island Invitational, S.C. on Jan. 15. The Level 7 girls took the fifth place team award.
Natalie Starling won first place at District Project Achievement. She competed in the Southeast District for Effingham County. There are 172,000 4-H'ers in the state of Georgia and 66,000 in the Southeast district. Natalie performed the Glee version of "Defying Gravity" from the Broadway hit "Wicked." She sang and played her saxophone. She will advance to State Congress in Atlanta this July and compete at the state level.
VALDOSTA-Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from the fall 2011 semester who have earned the academic status of Dean's List.
South Effingham High School is celebrating its career, technical, agricultural education students by declaring February CTAE Month.
Effingham County High School students had a challenge to solve the world's problems in 36 hours or less at the University of Georgia's Model U.N. Conference XVIII.
South Effingham High School work-based learning students participated in the Ebenezer Middle School Career Day on Jan. 19 by showcasing their jobs with eighth grade students.
Students at Springfield Elementary School are taking charge of their health.
The Effingham County Board of Education is asking the state Department of Education to approve a facility for use as a welding classroom.
Dillon Silva, an eighth grader at Effingham County Middle School, has been selected to the Georgia Middle School All-State Band. Silva is the student of ECMS band director Tony Murray.
Girl Scout Cadette Troop 30358 and Brownie Troop 30225, both of Rincon, were visited by Effingham County Sheriff's deputies and Port Wentworth Police officers and their service dogs.
ALBANY - Taylor M. Hall of Springfield and Jennifer A. Hart of Rincon made the Dean's List at Darton College for the fall 2011 semester.
The South Effingham High School Talent Show Extravaganza will be held on Friday in the high school cafeteria auditorium. The show starts at 6 p.m.
Four students from Blandford Elementary School were honored recently at the Georgia Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon in Atlanta.
Hank Miles and Casie Wilson are the recipients of the Effingham Community Orchestra's fourth annual academic scholarships.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Institute of Technology presented degrees to approximately 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students during its 247th commencement exercises.
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success (GPS), focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions. The grant is funded by the Lumina Foundation in partnership with Complete College America.
Boosted by a substantial increase in economics scores, Effingham County's high school students fared better than the state averages in every subject of Georgia's end of course test this spring.
Beth Helmly is another step closer to serving on the Effingham County Board of Education.
David Lariscy enlisted in the Army National Guard while he was still in high school, and he plans to continue serving in the military while pursuing careers in engineering and education.
Members of the Rotary Club of Effingham County honored the winners of the club's scholarships at their meeting Thursday.
F. Lamar Allen, the Effingham County Board of Education's District 3 representative and chairman, was recently elected to serve as a district director for the Georgia School Boards Association.
Four local students named to Mercer dean's list