The following scholarships were awarded to graduates of Effingham County High School.
The Effingham County Board of Education discussed a recent visit to Newnan to view the career academy in place there Thursday.
Children and teens who are interested in acting are invited to attend the annual Summer Drama Camp at Georgia Southern University.
Charleston, S.C. - Cadet Ray Darwin Webb of Clyo achieved dean's list status at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, for the 2006-07 spring semester.
The following area students are candidates for degrees from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro for the spring 2007 term:
Atlanta - The fiscal year '07 amended budget left the needs of the Technical College System of Georgia unmet leading the TCS to consider furloughing adult literacy instructors.
Rena DeBlasio was recognized as one of the top 5 percent of her class at The University of Georgia on April 25.
Effingham County High School
Graduation is set for Friday and Saturday night. But that is not the only time set aside to recognize our local seniors.
Effingham County Middle School held its annual career day on Friday.
The Marlow Elementary fourth and fifth grade chorus performed Monday night. Songs included "In the Jungle," "This Old Man" and a baseball medley.
Athens - University of Georgia fisheries and aquaculture major and Rincon resident James Herrin was awarded the Ernie E. Provost Scholarship at the Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources 76th Annual Spring Awards Banquet held April 19 at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel in Athens.
A South Effingham High School alumna is designing cars this summer with General Motors using the skills she began learning in high school.
On Tuesday, Blandford Elementary honored its first graduating class, the class of 2007.
Georgia Southern University students from the area have been named to the President's List for the Spring 2007 term. These students have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average with a minimum of 12 credit hours for the semester.
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
Effingham County High School honor graduate Abi Johnson visited several colleges, but ultimately one offered something none of the others could.
MILLEDGEVILLE - Kate Long from Rincon earned a specialist in education degree majoring in special education from Georgia College during the spring commencement ceremonies.