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Scholarships the big winners at auction
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Many people bid on items displayed in the silent auction. - photo by Photo by Sandi Van Orden

Community members came out to Effingham County High School in support of the Young Farmer Scholarship Auction on Tuesday.

The night included a silent auction, live auction and dinner.

The auction raised approximately $12,500 to go toward scholarships for students at Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School.

The following donated items to the live auction:
Bennie Hughes, Guyton IGA, UER, Gene Hart, Ronnie Hart, CLH Properties, Interstate Battery, Larry Redmond, 21 Rental Center, First Effingham Bank, Advance Auto Supply, State Sen. Jack Hill, Sheppard Brothers Gas, Effingham 4-H and Extension, B&S Feed and Seed, Effingham Hardware, Walt’s TV and Appliance, Fire Flies, Effingham Rubber Mulch, Barry Zettler, Dixie Turf, T-Bo Propane, Webb’s Farm Services, Zoller Skinning Shed, Effingham Drywall, Ijon Webb, Zittrouer Brothers, L&J Enterprises, ECHS Ag Mech Program, ECHS Construction, Wingard Rahn, Bank of Newington, Dasher Insurance Agency, Citizens Bank of Effingham, Smith’s Front-End Center, Rain-N-Shine Irrigation, Fulcher’s Signs & Graphics, NAPA Springfield, Harco, Rahn’s Greenhouses, Johnson’s Country General, Bloomingdale LP, Bashlor’s Automotive Service, Burns Outboard Service, Tractor Supply Company, J&E Oil Company, Davic Hinson, Terry Turner/Syngenta, Davis Feed and Seed, Southern States, Blanchard Equipment, Green/Blade Turf & Sod, State Rep. John Burns, Yancy CAT, Bruce Peth, Effingham Dental Associates, Joann’s Florist, Butterducks Winery, Lou Dean Hinely, Carl Dasher, Richard Wallace, Becker Underwood and Nitragin Co.

Donations to the silent auction were made by the following:
Mack’s, Bank of America, Rincon, Olde Time Cuts, Mary Agnes Exley, Scott Hinson, Smokehouse Barbeque, Olive Branch Restaurant, Wiley’s Home Furniture, Beth Epling, 21 Auto, Lovett’s Hardware, Metter Ford, ECHS Auto Department, Effingham Herald, ECHS Construction, Wingard Rahn, Bank of Newington, Dasher Insurance Agency, Rincon Chiropractic, Merle Norman, Gnann’s Fix-it-Shop, New Life Floral, Logan Hagan Welding Supply, NAPA Rincon, Butcher Bock, Pooler Tire and Auto, Anthony’s Victory Lane, Bloomingdale LP, Suzanne Dasher, Margie Sullivan, Sunbelt Expo, Ag South Farm Credit, Tillman, Brannen and Minick, Karen Waltz, ECHS Athletic Dept., Sears, Rincon, Fire Flies, Simply Southern, Family House Restaurant, ECHS Hort. Dept., SEHS Ag. Dept., SEHS Transportation Dept., Springfield Tire, Yancy CAT, Kelly’s Tavern, Lida Peth, Studier Cart Supply, ECHS Home Eco. and Cakes 4 You.