A few weeks ago, a 21-year-old from Hinesville had the opportunity to meet Oprah Winfrey during her final week on air to thank her for her role in paying for his college education.
April Lovette Whitaker, the daughter of County Commissioner Donald Lovette, recently was inducted into the Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honor Society, Alpha Theta Psi Chapter, at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.
Liberty/Long Retired Educators Association recently presented its 2011 scholarship to ShaLeia Latrice James. James is a Bradwell Institute senior who plans to attend Clafin University in Orangeburg, S.C., where she will major in music education. She is the daughter of Steven and Ann James.
Lyman Hall Elementary parent involvement coordinator Lavonia LeCounte receives a hug and a portrait of herself as a "100-year-old" from kindergarten students on Thursday. Kindergarten teacher Ana Linzan encouraged her students to draw pictures of their favorite administrative staff members and present the depictions to the staff members on the last day of the 2010-11 school year.
Using music to weave an analogous theme through First Presbyterian Christian Academy's Saturday morning graduation ceremony, Valedictorian Brandon Standard explained how the school administrators' instrumental guidance helped to compose the symphony and lyrics of this year's graduating class.
In a show of solidarity, Liberty County High School's 244 graduating seniors simultaneously turned their tassels from the right side to the left Saturday before receiving the signal to toss their caps high into the air.
Even rain, thunder and lightning couldn't keep the Bradwell Institute class of 2011 from enjoying their hard-earned graduation ceremony Friday evening at Olvey Field.
Seventeen marijuana plants were found growing in Bradwell Institute's greenhouse a few weeks ago, but nobody seems to know for sure how the illegal plants got there or why.
The cafeterias at Button Gwinnett, Frank Long, Jordye Bacon, Joseph Martin, Lewis Frasier, Liberty Elementary, Lyman Hall, Midway Middle School, Snelson-Golden, Taylors Creek and Waldo Pafford will serve free summer meals to neighborhood children June 6-9 and 13-16.
During Tuesday's extended Liberty County Board of Education work session, it was decided that four administrators will make position switches, effective July 1, to better meet the needs of students and staff at two Liberty County elementary schools.
SAVANNAH - Donald Lovette of Hinesville, a member of the Savannah Technical College local board of directors who recently earned board member certification from the Technical College System of Georgia, received his certificate at the May 17 board meeting in Savannah. College President Kathy Love presented the certificate to Lovette at the end of the meeting.
Midway Middle School recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll:
Button Gwinnett Elementary School Recently accounced its second nine-weeks honor roll: