Mellissa Garner, a Radiologic Technology student at Central Georgia Technical College was named local winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) at the GOAL Reception on March 15, 2005 in Macon. The announcement was made by Dr. Melton Palmer, President of Central Georgia Technical College.
Ms. Garner will receive an all expenses paid trip to Atlanta where, for three-days, she will compete with students from 37 other technical colleges and divisions in Georgia for the title of State GOAL Winner, the GOAL medallion, and a new automobile as the grand prize.
The Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education sponsors the GOAL program statewide. Locally, the program is sponsored by the CGTC Foundation and the CGTC Student Government Association.
The GOAL program was the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in technical colleges.
In addition to Ms. Garner, three other students were recognized for their outstanding achievement, character and leadership. They are Alaina Brooks of Milledgeville, Radiologic Technology; Sean Cody of Lizella, Radiologic Technology; and Wanchello Greene of Macon, Accounting.
The finalists for the Central Georgia Technical College's 2005 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) were recognized at a reception on March 15th on the Macon Campus. Starting at bottom left is 2005 GOAL Winner, Mellissa Garner of Thomaston, Radiologic Technology; Wanchello Greene of Macon, Accounting; Alaina Brooks of Milledgeville, Radiologic Technology; and Sean Cody of Lizella, Radiologic Technology.
Mellissa Garner, CGTC's 2005 GOAL Winner with her nominating instructor, Paula Peña.
Mellisa Garner accepting her reward from Board of Trustees member, Billy Pitts.
Mellissa Garner with Dr. Melton Palmer, Jr.