MOUNT VERNON - Dr. Jeff Edgens began his first full day as Dean of External Programs Aug. 1; however, he's already been making changes at the college since his hire June 30. He worked with BPC three days a week while he finished a teaching contract with Georgia Military College, where he previously served as Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs.
The Long County Board of Education approved David Edwards as Smiley Elementary School's new principal at its July meeting. He replaces Sandy Jones.
Connie Meiers at Waldo Pafford Elementary, like other county teachers, has been busy in professional development meetings and will continue prepping her classroom for a new year's batch of students.
SAVANNAH - Savannah State University will welcome freshmen and transfer students to the 2008-09 academic year during new student orientation Aug. 12-17.
A local principal recently received statewide applause from Gov. Sonny Perdue and superintendent Kathy Cox for his efforts in leading his school in overall student achievement improvement.
All Long County schools made the Adequate Yearly Progress standards for the 2007-2008 year.
According to Long County Election Superintendent Marie Middleton, the following candidates have been qualified to run in the upcoming General Election.
Recent Liberty County High School graduate DeAngelo Quarterman received a $1,000 scholarship from the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Thursday to help further his education when he goes off to college next month.
From early morning to dusk anyone within earshot of Bradwell Institute can hear the beats and rhythms, as the marching band gears up for another season.
Meredith Randolph Devendorf of Midway has graduated from Duke University in Durham, N.C., with a master's in environmental management from Duke's Nicolas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences as part of the Duke environmental leadership program.
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College welcomes you to try college for free.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue released the statement following the release of Adequate Yearly Progress data and graduation rates:
SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College named Victor Burke as the college's 2008 Rick Perkins Award Winner. Burke has been an employee of STC for more than 14 years and is currently the department head for Criminal Justice.
Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy announced that vocational scholarships have been awarded to recent program graduates Atting Eminue and Michael Niegbruegge. The scholarships, made possible by a grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation, will allow Atting and Michael to continue their education and job training through vocational programs in Georgia.
First grade: Savannah Dickey
Air Evac Lifeteam members recently spoke to Liberty County Pre-K students as part of the pre-K center's community-helpers study.
Editor's note: This is part two of a three-part series on the Green Zone, a program offered by Armstrong State University that helps educators understand the challenges faced by military-affiliated students transitioning to life in the classroom and beyond.