Nine outstanding seniors at the local high schools were recently recognized for their achievements in reaching the level of earning high school diplomas.
Teshewanda B. Shuman of Pooler received an Education Specialist degree in teaching and learning from Georgia Southern University on May 9.
CHARLESTON, S.C.-Cadet Ray Darwin Webb III of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the spring semester of the 2008-2009 academic year. Webb is seeking a Bachelor of Science in biology.
ATHENS - The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were named presidential scholars or achieved the dean's list for spring semester.
The annual baccalaureate service to honor graduating seniors was held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Rincon.
The South Effingham Middle School FFA Livestock Team recently placed second in the State FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event held March 28 at Livestock Arena in Athens. Team members include Dylan Hodges, Miranda Bucy, Megan Riner and Kayla Kerns.
The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on May 28 to discuss and have the opportunity to provide input and jointly develop the programs under the "No Child Left Behind" Act. These programs include Title I, Title II Part A, Title II Part D, Title V and the Even Start Family Literacy Program.
According to Rachel Teel, driving a school bus is not a job, "It's an adventure!" And now Teel, who has been driving Bus 992 for the Effingham County School System for three years, is preparing to take her adventurous job to the next level when she competes in the Georgia Department of Transportation's School Bus Road-e-o, June 10-11 in Warner Robbins.
Twenty-eight elementary, middle and high school students from Effingham County brought home awards for their outstanding media projects presented at the State Student Media Festival on May 1.
CLINTON, Miss. - Lauren M. Rogers of Rincon received the scholarship for Outstanding Service Award at Mississippi College's honors day convocation.
Naicie Roper has graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.
The 1949 graduating class of Effingham Academy – Springfield, held a 60-year class reunion on May 2 at Murray Kight's Savannah River home.
Guyton Elementary School held an art show to display student work on Tuesday.
The South Effingham High School art department held it's second annual art show Wednesday.
The following students were named to the fall dean's list at the University of Georgia.
COVINGTON - Austin Beard, a member of the Effingham County High School FFA chapter, began his term as the Area 4 junior representative on Aug. 1-2, when the Georgia FFA area officers met for the Area Officer Training Conference.
When Harley Thornton returned to South Effingham Elementary School for her first day of fifth grade, the campus looked considerably different than the last time she had seen it.
Effingham County Junior 4-H'ers traveled a short distance this year to experience fun in the sun at their summer camp getaway. This year's camping spot was the 4-H Burton Center on Tybee Island.
The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who achieved the dean's list for summer semester.
Meredith Arrington, Hannah King and Roger Teeple, agricultural educators at Effingham County High School, and Trey Harris, agricultural educator at Effingham County Middle School, were among the 405 teachers from across the state who attended the annual Georgia Vocational Agricultural Teachers Association Summer Leadership Conference in July on Jekyll Island.
The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program beginning in September, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership done from a Christian perspective.
Armstrong State University will waive the application fee at a one-day-only registration event where prospective students will be able to get admitted and register for fall classes all in one day. Walk-ins are welcome.
Armstrong State University was recently named a Yellow Ribbon Program school in recognition of its support for veterans and active duty military students. The Yellow Ribbon Program allows approved institutions to partner with Veterans Affairs to help cover expenses that exceed the thresholds established under the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Jean Yves Vendeville, department chair and instructor at Savannah Technical College, received the American Culinary Federation 2014 Chef Educator of the Year Award and $5,000 during the ACF National Convention held in Kansas City, Mo.
Jaret King, son of Georgia Power employee Dinah King at the company's Springfield office, is one of 21 students to receive a Georgia Power scholarship.