School News

STC Foundation is accepting scholarship applications

Southeastern Technical College (STC) Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for summer and fall semesters. The deadlines to apply are: Thursday, April 18, 2024 for summer, and Thursday, July 25, 2024 for Fall. Students who complete one application will be considered for all scholarships the student is qualified to receive. The scholarship application and a full listing of all scholarships […]


Georgia State University Taylor Gay of Millen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in Georgia State University’s Pre-Law track program during the Fall 2023 semester. Students were recognized for their achievements at the university’s 109th commencement exercises in December 2023.

Organizations present scholarships

During the annual Christmas meeting/party on Dec. 9, 2023 of the National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century Richard Warren GA 26 Chapter of Waynesboro, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Edmund Burke 3027 Chapter of Waynesboro, and the Margaret Jones #27 United Daughters of the Confederacy of Waynesboro, the organizations awarded scholarships. Each chapter presented a certificate and […]

Q & A with

Michelle Brannen

Meet Michelle Brannen. Ms. Brannen is in her 8th year as a Kindergarten teacher. She has worked in the Jenkins County School System since 2000. She started as a paraprofessional who assisted with regular and special education classes and assisted teachers in the science lab before becoming a teacher. Ms. Brannen is from Ohio but has lived in Millen for […]


Marisol Guzman named to Dean’s List Marisol Guzman-Rangel of Millen made the Dean’s List in the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia College and State University. Georgia College recognizes its students’ outstanding work for the 2023 fall term. Lauren Young named to Dean’s List Lauren Young of Millen was named to the Fall 2023 President’s List at Georgia State […]

January Students of the Month

Jenkins County Elementary School staff members nominated students for the January “FLY Student of the Month” to reward academic excellence and behavior. These students are great representatives of the school discipline model: “FLY” (F- Fly straight, L- Love of Learning, Y- You are responsible for YOU). Students received a Planters Electric Membership Corporation Student of the Month t-shirt and a […]

Manufacturing Institute held for JCHS tech students

The Manufacturing Institute, through the High School High Tech Program, was held at Jenkins County High School January 10-17. The purpose of the training is to learn more about the field of manufacturing, and students will earn certifications that can go on a resume and assist with obtaining employment as they transition out of high school. Students who completed the […]

Planters EMC provides two opportunities for local students

Open to high school juniors, Planters Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) is accepting applications for an all-expense-paid spot on the 2024 Washington Youth Tour. The week-long leadership trip offers participants the opportunity to experience our government and history firsthand while having fun, making new friends, and gaining leadership skills. Applicants must write a 500-1,000 word essay on a provided topic. Three […]

JCES announces honor roll for second nine weeks

Mr. Randy Dailey, Jenkins County Elementary School Principal, proudly announces the Honor Roll for the second nine weeks. PRINCIPAL’S HONOR ROLL(ALL A’S) First Grade: Madison Anderson, Isabelle Barber, Ella Berry, Henry Black, Kevin Bowen, Princeton Brady, Delilah Bryant, Adalyn Burke, Ky’rie Childs, Jane Coleman, Phillip Davis, Bryson Dumas, Makynnah Flakes, Levi Harrell, Kinsley Holland, Zhyon Holley, Henry Jackson, Meesiah Jones, […]

EBA announces honor roll

Edmund Burke Academy has released its honor list for the second nine weeks. Those named to the list include A+ HONOR ROLL Seventh Grade: Lukas Reindl, Brayden Evans, Jaxson McKenzie, Liam Dillard, Cohen Felix and Lila Whinghter Eighth Grade: Carson Hand, Aubrey Griffin, Miley Jones, Sawyer Gresham, Bryce Chancey, Lenna Nance, Parker Fennell, Colton James and Abi Wilcher Freshmen: Carly […]

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