Wow, can you believe summer is almost here. I bet you're wondering what to do for the next 6-8 weeks.
SAVANNAH -- Gateway to College, a new program sponsored by Savannah Technical College, is a dropout prevention and recovery program focusing on students, ages 16-20, who have either dropped out of high school or are on the verge of dropping out.
ATLANTA -- University System of Georgia Chief Operating Officer Rob Watts announced last week that he has appointed Dr. Valerie A. Hepburn, currently assistant dean of the University of Georgia's College of Public Health, as interim president of Coastal Georgia Community College in Brunswick, effective July 1.
SAVANNAH -- Savannah Technical College has received the Gulfstream 2007 Supplier of the Year Award.
Barbara Pilkinton of VIP Office recently announced that Brandon Schreihofer and Tesa Strickland have earned scholarships from the business.
Jennifer Barksdale will graduate from Bradwell Institute in two weeks and the slumping economy is getting her to rethink college plans.
SAINT LEO, Fla. -- Saint Leo University has moved to a new location in Savannah at 532 Stephenson Avenue. The University's newest location will officially open on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
LUDOWICI -- Smiley Elementary School faculty, staff and students recently recognized Altamaha Federal Credit Union for its support of at the school.
MOUNT VERNON -- Brewton-Parker College will hold graduations in both Mount Vernon and Hinesville, May 10.
LUDOWICI -- Long County High School had its freshman orientation this on April 24 in the cafeteria. An estimated 200 parents and upcoming ninth-graders attended.
Although prices keep rising, the cost of a good meal and some exhilarating entertainment has not gone up at Frank Long Elementary School.
After a school year of preparation, students at Smiley Elementary survived the Criterion Reference Competency Test.
Recently, nine Long County High School students attended a leadership conference in Statesboro.
Interstate Credit Union recently announced that Lyman Hall Elementary teacher Denise Blackmon had won its annual Extreme Classroom Makeover Contest.
The Hineshouse Project Inc. selected and sponsored local recent high-school graduates or current high-school students to attend a youth-leadership conference, "Call of Duty: Making a Difference," hosted by the Georgia Association of Housing and Redevelopment Authorities from July 25-27 at the University of Georgia in Athens.
The United States Achievement Academy recently announced that Tia Ayana Gonzalez of Hinesville has been recognized as a student of excellence in science.
The Liberty County School System, through the teaching and learning department, will offer Focused Learning After School Hours (FLASH) courses for all teachers beginning this month. One-hour FLASH courses, held on announced days, will provide resources, tools and take-away items for the teachers' toolkits. For each 10 FLASH courses completed, educators will earn one Professional Learning Unit.
For the past 15 years, the Liberty County School System has contracted the Student Transition and Recovery Program as a means for discipline and behavior intervention.
James Long of Ludowici has won of the Interstate Resources Scholarship Program sponsored by Interstate Resources, Inc.