ATLANTA- Jill Elliott of Rincon, daughter of Marsha Lauren Sanders of Rincon, received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University in Atlanta, at its 164th commencement ceremony on May 11.
Robert Lang has been named to the dean's list for the 2009 spring term at Berry College, according to Dr. Katherine M. Whatley, Berry College provost.
Cheyanne Mock of Clyo is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, according to Bryce Schumann, CEO of the national organization headquartered in St. Joseph, Mo.
Six of Daphne Sherman's Spanish Language II students from South Effingham High School recently attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2009 National Spanish Examinations, earning three gold and three silver medals.
Jayde Haas, a seventh grader at Ebenezer Middle School has been named a state winner in the River of Words Environmental Poetry and Art Project, offered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Division.
Robert Lang of Springfield graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history from Berry College.
Danielle Alexandra DeFoe of Rincon has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS). DeFoe will be honored during an inducation convocation this fall on the campus of The University of Georgia.
The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet awards luncheon at Ebenezer Retreat Center on May 27. Speakers were state Sen. Jack Hill and state Reps. Jon Burns and Buddy Carter. Entertainment was provided by new retiree, Aileen Tuten, and daughter, Susan Hartzog.
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College's surgical technology program received notice from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP) of the program's continuing accreditation through 2019.
Dancers from Britt's Dance Company attended their last regional competition of the season.
School-aged children are required to get certain immunizations before going back to school.
The high school transition class at Effingham County High School hosted senior import specialist Scott Huntley to speak with the students. Huntley works with Customs and Border Protection at the Customs House on Bay Street in Savannah.
Sgt. Ramsey Mannon of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office visited Effingham County High School to speak with the high school transition classes.
U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Savannah) reminds students interested in receiving a congressional nomination to one of the U.S. military academies that they must submit their completed applications to his office no later than Oct. 1.