Alida Kerbage of Lebanon was recently named a Georgia Rotary Student and is being sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Richmond Hill, Savannah Sunrise, Hinesville and Skidaway Island during her year of study at Armstrong Atlantic State University. Kerbage was incorrectly identified as a Richmond Hill High School student in the Feb. 23 edition of the News.
The following students were named to the dean's list of Emory College, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, for the 2010 fall semester.
Maj. Nomathembi Martini recently visited Laura Maes' math enrichment class at Richmond Hill Middle School. Martini visited the class to present situations in which he uses math, including slope, y-intercept and systems of equations, in his career as a military pilot.
While two Bryan County High School students appear as anchors for the introductory and closing segments being recorded in the studio, two of their classmates interview a lineup of baseball players in the hallway just outside the classroom door.
Richmond Hill High School students who thought that Erin Turner's production class Film II would be an easy "A" have been proved wrong.
More than 20 junior and senior 4-H'ers and the Bryan County Extension staff traveled to Rock Eagle on Feb. 4 for a weekend full of fun and competition. 2011 Junior/Senior District Project Achievement was held that weekend at the world's largest 4-H Center, which is near Eatonton. After weeks of preparation and a year of project work, the 4-H'ers were anxious for this weekend full of activities
Shannon DeMello and Debbie DeMond were both named Parapro of the Year for the 2011-12 school year at Richmond Hill Elementary School.
Liz Quon, a second-grade teacher at Richmond Hill Elementary School, has been chosen as Teacher of the Year for the 2011-2012 academic year.
Bryan County Middle School has been named a 2010 Georgia Title I Distinguished School.
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have worked out a plan for the cash-strapped HOPE scholarship program that would mean recipients would no longer have the promise of a free college education and be required to graduate on time, an official familiar with the negotiations said Thursday night.
Georgia Municipal Association is again asking Georgia's sixth-graders what they would do if they were mayors.
Middle and high school students are eligible to enter the statewide annual Holocaust art and writing contest sponsored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Education.
Honor Band students from Richmond Hill Middle and Richmond Hill High schools performed recently during the Georgia Music Educators Association conference held in Savannah.
Christen Mary Cowart of Ellabell graduated from Valdosta State University in Fall 2010 with her bachelor's of science degree in nursing.
The following students at Richmond Hill High School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2010-11 school year:
Students in Inga Cashon's engineering-concepts class and in Ginnie Sherrod's Science Club at Bryan County High School have been involved with the SeaPerch program throughout this month.
ATLANTA - Richmond Hill Elementary School teacher Jennifer Cox is among the recipients of Georgia Power's annual New Teacher Assistance Grants, the company announced this week.
Almost 400 fourth-graders from George Washington Carver Elementary School ventured back in time last Friday when they went to Fort King George in Darien on a field trip. Organized by Marcy Newberry, students heard presentations on cannon firing, the Guale Indians, weaving cloth and early medical techniques. Many of the students are studying Colonial history, and the trip reinforced what they learned in the classroom.
SAVANNAH - Armstrong State University President Linda M. Bleicken was appointed to the board of directors for the American Association of State Colleges and Universities during the organization's annual meeting Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C.
Fort Stewart's Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 14.
Savannah Technical College culinary-arts instructor Zeb Berry and five STC students earned four gold and three silver medals at the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Competition on Nov. 1.
SAVANNAH - Military Times honored Armstrong State University on Tuesday by ranking the institution No. 12 among four-year schools on its "Best for Vets: Colleges 2015" list.
Richmond Hill High School Assistant Principals Mickey Bayens and Bivens Miller got their heads shaved Friday at Wildcats Stadium after the school raised more than $10,000 to give to United Way of the Coastal Empire. The money was raised by faculty, staff and students. Bayens said the two promised to have it done if the goal was reached. Lou Gambill and Sherry Vick did the honors while students cheered. "It's about giving back," Bayens said.
TIFTON - Emily Johnson of Richmond Hill has been selected to participate in the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College's Ambassadors program.
Red Ribbon Week activities last week at Bryan County Middle and High schools ranged from essay and poster contests to safety demonstrations.
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