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.
The following students at Richmond Hill Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Prior to the Thanksgiving break, 36 members of the Richmond Hill Middle School Beta Club traveled to Macon for the state Beta Club convention.
The following students at G.W. Carver Elementary School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
STATESBORO - Georgia Southern University will host five spring Family Days for students and their parents.
The following students at Richmond Hill High School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Colleen Johnston of Richmond Hill recently graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Eighth-grader Sophie Giorgianni claimed the title of Richmond Hill Middle School's 2014 spelling-bee champion Jan. 31.
Thirty Richmond Hill Middle School seventh-graders from Robert Hodgdon's science classes descended upon George Washington Carver Elementary School with microscopes and samples in hand on Jan. 24.
The following local students graduated from Armstrong Atlantic State University on Dec. 7:
The following students at Bryan County Middle School were named to the honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2013-14 school year:
Valdosta State University recently announced that six students from Richmond Hill earned the status of dean's list for the fall 2013 semester: Ariana Bryant, Melissa Hundley, Zachary Taylor, Emily Vaught, April Ward and Kaitlin White.
Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps drill teams from both Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School competed in a drill meet Saturday at Benedictine Military School in Savannah.
For the first time in American history, schools are in for a massive demographic shift. This fall the overall number of Latino, African-American, Native and Asian students will outnumber non-Hispanic white students.
The Georgia Department of Education, along with its partners - The Ritz-Carlton Hotels of Georgia, the Georgia Association of Educators and the Georgia Foundation for Public Education - now is accepting applications for the 2015 Georgia Family-Friendly Partnership School Awards.
Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday recommended the State Board of Education amend state policy to allow computer programming courses to satisfy core requirements - math, science or foreign language - for receiving a high-school diploma. Deal is asking the Board of Regents of the University System to follow suit by accepting these courses for admission into institutions of higher education.
Bryan County Elementary School kicked off the 2014-2015 school year with a twist and a shout!
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