Justin T. Schofield of Richmond Hill received second place in science in the annual National Junior Beta Club science competition during the 17th annual National Junior Club Convention last week in Mobile, Ala.
The following students at Richmond Hill High School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
Jessica Collins of Richmond Hill has been named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Anderson University in South Carolina.
It was reported in the June 15 edition of the news that Emma Morris, a 2013 graduate of Richmond Hill High School, had accepted a scholarship award and would be attending Columbus State University in the fall, according to a press release from the university. However, this information is incorrect.
The following students at Bryan County High School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
World Heritage Student Exchange Program seeks local host families for high-school students from more than 30 countries, including Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, Norway and more.
The following local students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on May 4:
The following students at Bryan County Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
SAVANNAH - Armstrong Atlantic State University announces its student scholars for the 2012-13 academic year. All student scholars presented academic work at the university's 19th annual Student Scholars Symposium:
HOUSTON COUNTY - The Georgia Public Library Service and the state's Path2College 529 Plan once again are partnering on the summer reading program and its summer reading program sweepstakes, which will award a child with a $5,529 college-savings contribution.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period of the 2012-13 school year:
Armstrong Atlantic State University's college of education will host a "Become a Teacher" information session from 6-7 p.m. June 18 at the Armstrong Center, 13040 Abercorn St. in Savannah.
G.W. Carver Elementary students Jessy Song and Gbolohan Sobowale won a raffle for two free bikes, donated by Joe Brannen of Horace Mann Insurance. The 25 students with perfect attendance for the 2012-13 school year were entered in the raffle and treated to a special ice cream sundae party on the last day of school. Each received a full-day pass to the Fun Zone Amusement Park in Pooler.
SAVANNAH - Richmond Hill Middle School eighth-grader Avery Waters recently won third place in an area essay-writing contest on the theme of leadership skills required to succeed in school.
Richmond Hill Elementary School surprised second-grade teacher Heather Tucker recently when she was named the school's 2013-14 Teacher of the Year.
In celebration of Georgia Arbor Day, Fred Warnell and Clayton Tillman planted a bald cypress tree Tuesday at G.W. Carver Elementary School. Warnell and Tillma are Bryan County district supervisors with the Coastal Soil and Water Conservation District. Warnell also is a registered forester. Amy Bell, soil-conservation technician with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, assisted with materials from NRCS. Angie Smith's fifth-grade class is studying plants, and planting the tree reinforced studied concepts for students.
Nearly 40 members of the Richmond Hill High School Young Republicans spent the President's Day holiday in the nation's capital.
Bryan County High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is beginning to get accustomed to victories, and the unit's accomplishments at last week's drill meet only proved this to be true.
Bryan County schools will have their early release day on Wednesday.
Local leaders got a glimpse of the future last week during a Hinesville Rotary Club meeting when Armstrong Atlantic State University President Dr. Linda Bleicken and Liberty Center Director retired Col. Peter Hoffman unveiled a rendering of the new Liberty campus.
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than 2,300 young volunteers who have made positive impacts in their communities.
Jordyn Reagan of St. Vincent's Academy was recognized by LaGrange College President Dan McAlexander at the college's 2014 Presidential Scholarship Day on Feb. 8. The event honors students who have demonstrated the highest levels of academic achievement and leadership.
Bryan County High School students in Inga Cashon's engineering concepts class have been testing out the new Career Technical Agricultural Education iPad lab.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
Armstrong Atlantic State University recently demonstrated why it's called a "military friendly" school.
After a 10-2 season, former Richmond Hill High School football Lyman Guy recently accepted a head coaching job with Toombs County High School, in part, because his coaching supplement of $8,000 per year paled in comparison to what some other school districts are offering.
Friday morning started with a simple lesson on the nuts and bolts of local city government.
Students from our area recently graduated and earned academic honors at colleges across the country:
ATLANTA - The Path2College 529 Plan, Georgia's 529 college-savings plan, recently kicked off its $25,000 Reasons to Save Sweepstakes, which will award one Georgia child with $15,000 for his or her college education and the winner's school also will receive $10,000.
G.W. Carver Elementary School students in Annmarie Crawford's fifth-grade class work on science projects and experiments they will conduct on March 7 in the Science Olympiad tournament in Waycross. The students will compete in a variety of activities, like building straw towers, straw rockets and bridges, an egg drop and much more.