Richmond Hill High School senior Loretta McKee recently received a certificate from Bryan County Health and Rehabilitation Center Activity Director JoAnn McIntosh for her work as a volunteer at the center. McKee's sister, Shanee McKee, a 2013 graduate from RHHS, was absent from the recent ceremony but also received an award for her volunteerism.
Brittin, Diamond and Kessler elementary schools are participating in today's International Walk/Bike to School Day.
Active members of the Georgia Technology Student Association (GA TSA) and the Science Club at Bryan County High School participated in a field trip April 18 to Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. in Savannah as part one of their Georgia Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) project.
Tyler Marie Herring of Richmond Hill has been named to the president's list at William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Miss., for the winter trimester.
Bryan County Schools got some good news Monday.
Members of the Bryan County Board of Education have approved spending about $15 million to get work started on both of the county's new elementary schools.
Georgia Technology Student Association members at Bryan County High School recently gave a special recognition to the technology department at BCHS and Bryan County Middle School.
Lanier Primary School recently hosted "Arts Night."
The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted Tuesday to allow Armstrong Atlantic State University to shorten its name to Armstrong State University. The name modification will take affect at the beginning of the new fiscal year, which starts July 1. Armstrong is building a new 21,000-square-foot Armstrong Liberty Center on Memorial Drive in Hinesville. The new campus is scheduled to open in summer 2015.
The Richmond Hill High School choruses received top honors at the Large Group Performance Evaluation held March 20-21 at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
SAVANNAH - Starting this fall, students at Armstrong Atlantic State University will have the opportunity to earn a B.S. in business economics, expanding on one of the university's most popular degree tracks.
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University has selected the Gov. Nathan Deal and the 2014 Georgia Teacher of the Year and Georgia Southern alumna Jemelleh Coes as the speakers for the 2014 spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 10.
Richmond Hill Elementary School second-graders in Julie Alderman's class recently took a field trip to the UGA Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton. The students toured the facility, hiked trails and also got up close and personal with some native snakes during a presentation.
Three Richmond Hill residents recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were recently named to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 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.
Three fifth-graders from Bryan County Elementary entered 4-H projects and won ribbons at the recent Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro. Aleia Hilliard entered her project titled "What Do you Do with Decimals?" and claimed second place. Catalina Temple's project, "Upcycling Fashion," also won second place. Gracie Edwards earned first place for her project, "Saving Coral Reefs."
The four-year graduation rate for Bryan County Schools high schools improved to 80.9 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Georgia Department of Education.
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