Macon, Ga. – A semester’s worth of fundraising culminated this month, with CGTC’s Cosmetology program presenting a check for $1,115 to the Macon Homeport Home for Homeless Veterans.
“We are very proud of this department because they know we are fixing lives,” said Homeport president, George M. Brown. “Because they stepped up to the plate we know that their profession and program is on board to assist us in helping lives and accomplishing something of good favor for our veterans.”
Semester fundraising efforts by the program included a yard sale at the veterans’ home, Read More
November 16, 2018
Macon, Ga. – Continuing in its tradition of fall fundraisers for community organizations, the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Cosmetology program is putting together a yard sale benefitting Macon’s Homeport Veterans Transition Home. The event is October 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the home.
The yard sale is the main draw of multiple fundraisers that will include a bake sale, car wash, and hot dog sale. A military boot seeking a donation from campus faculty, Read More
September 25, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Onstage in the auditorium of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Warner Robins campus in mid-July, while wielding techniques for shears and clippers on a demo cut, former cosmetology student now master cosmetologist, Preston Werneth, professed there was a point in his life where he didn’t know if he was cut out for this career.
“I did not want to do feet, so I quit again,” Werneth said, to a room full of CGTC’s aspiring cosmetologists and barbers, Read More
August 7, 2018
Macon, Ga. – In less than a month, Lyncetta Coleman will be one of many Barbering program students to walk across the stage at graduation, but in March, she was the first program student to test her abilities at the SkillsUSA Georgia barbering competition for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).
As one of only two females in her cohort, she said she was thrilled to carry the clippers for both gender and program to compete in the student skills organization’s first barbering events. Read More
April 13, 2018
Milledgeville, Ga. – The Cosmetology program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) will host a Fall Fundraiser on the College’s Milledgeville campus Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the H-Building. All Proceeds from the event benefit the Georgia War Veteran’s Home in Milledgeville.
Fundraising for local charities occurs annually for the Cosmetology program. Last year’s super-hero themed fundraiser benefiting pediatric cancer helped the program reach over $20,000 in the six years it has raised funds. Read More
September 13, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – With an art classroom as a make-do barber shop, Barbering program students from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) cut hair for kids at the Houston County Board of Education’s (HCBOE) 8th annual Back2School Bash last Friday at C.B. Watson Primary School.
“This is a win-win all around for these students,” said CGTC barbering instructor, Leon Towles, who said being involved with the community is part of what a barber is all about. Read More
July 27, 2017