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Central Georgia Technical College Holds 18th Commencement Ceremony

The Honorable Robert Reichert, Mayor of the City of Macon, addressed the class of 2008 as keynote speaker at Central Georgia Technical College’s 18th Commencement Ceremony, held on June 18.

Reichert gave the newly minted graduates a few words of advice, "First, not having goals in life is like a ship that sets sail without a destination," he said. "Secondly, be open to the idea of change in your destination. Finally, enjoy the voyage."

The ceremony also included special remarks to the graduates by CGTC's 2007 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership Award winner, Keith Scott.

Degrees and diplomas were awarded to approximately 450 graduates, including 97 honor graduates.

About Central Georgia Technical College

A comprehensive higher education institution, Central Georgia Technical College enrolls over 8,000 students annually in over 200 career programs offering numerous degree, diploma and certificate options, in addition to customized business and industry services, continuing education and adult education services. The College serves Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Putnam and Twiggs Counties.

Submitted by James M. Harvey, Jr.
June 19, 2008


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