Effingham County was well represented at the state Capitol by students Sophie Usher and Rebecca Velasquez of Effingham County High School, as they paged for sate Rep. Jon Burns on Feb. 14 in the General Assembly.
Alexis Floyd received a scholarship from the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District.
Don White Jr. of Rincon was recognized for achieving academic success during the fall 2012 semester at Thomas University and was named to the President's List. President's List students attend TU full-time and have a GPA of 4.0.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University is expanding its online education and giving Georgia and out-of-state college students more flexibility and options to help them earn their college degrees on time. This summer, GSU will offer more than 300 fully online classes to undergraduate and graduate students, a record number of courses for the growing university.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College President Dr. Kathy Love and Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken signed an agreement which ensures a seamless educational pathway for criminal justice students between the two institutions of higher education.
South Effingham High School students will show their talents in the fourth annual SEHS Student Talent Show Extravaganza on March 1 in the school cafetorium, starting at 6:30 p.m.
Rincon Elementary School pre-kindergarten students enjoyed a creative way to celebrate the 100th day of school.
The Effingham County High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America got an early start on National FBLA Week.
The Effingham County High School Lady Rebels basketball team visited Rincon Elementary School on Monday.
Effingham County's alternative school has proven to be a successful option for a number of at-risk students in the county, according to an administrator of the school.
Effingham was well represented at the State Capitol by students Annabeth Helmly, Hunter Gnann, Molly Welch, William Bland and Austin Kessler of Effingham County High School, as they paged for state Reps. Jon Burns and Bill Hitchens on Jan. 28 in the General Assembly.
Gov. Nathan Deal, along with Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, House Speaker David Ralston and state Rep. Stacey Evans (D-Smyrna), announced a proposal that will lower to its original level the GPA requirement for the HOPE Grant, which goes to students in the technical college system.
The Rotary Club of Effingham County honored two of the county's best students Thursday at its annual STAR Student luncheon, recognizing the student with the highest SAT score at the county's two high schools.
With help from state Rep. Jon Burns, far right, and former state Rep. Ann Purcell, far left, Effingham County High School Interact Club members met Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal during Effingham Day at the Capitol.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College announced its selections for the best of the best in 2013. Ashley Smith, a dental hygiene student, was named the college's 2013 honoree of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) award, and Susan Pinkston, STC department head for business management, was selected as the College's 2013 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education honoree.
Six-and-a-half decades after what would have been his final year of high school, a local Korean War veteran received his diploma.
Ebenezer Middle School students are spending less time inside their classrooms these days, but that's not a bad thing.
Several bands will perform at Effingham County High School Saturday in one of the state's most established and prestigious marching contests.