Eatonton, Ga. – Putnam County High School (PCHS) dual enrollment student, Annabell Sapp, put new-fashioned welding skills to the test for the 80th Annual Senior Beta Convention held in January for Georgia’s high school Beta clubs, winning 1st place in a competition for a technical subject largely dominated by her male counterparts.
Sapp assembled metal roses for her submission to the Sculpture Division 1 competition, a skill learned in her Welding Studies course at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). Read More
February 18, 2019
Atlanta, Ga. – Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, along with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), recently presented Jones County High School College and Career Academy with a grant of $3 million to build a workforce engine for Jones County Schools.
Lt. Governor Cagle praised the partnership between local school systems, technical colleges, and industry, which has proven effective in increasing student achievement and workforce development across our state. Because of Lt. Governor Cagle’s initiative, Read More
December 10, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, an initiative of the California-based company’s foundation, recently named three instructors in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aerospace, Trade and Industry Division as finalists for its 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence.
As part of a team of trade instructors for the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), the selection places the three CGTC instructors in the running for a share of $1 million in cash prizes amongst a field of six in Georgia and 52 nationwide. Read More
August 23, 2018
Macon, Ga. – Few parents and their teenage children are aware of the educational path available to high school students that can have them earn a high school diploma by only attending college in what would be their junior and senior years. In May, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) prepares to see it first graduate of this program, just as the distinctive route is starting to take shape.
Georgia Senate Bill 2 (SB2), known as the High School Postsecondary Graduation Option (HSPGO), Read More
May 8, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Criminal Justice instructor, Dr. Cheronie Blunt, recently garnered a pair of awards being named Houston County’s 2018 General Educator of the Year by the Council for Exceptional Children, for her instruction in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Dual Enrollment program at the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), and HCCA’s 2018 Teacher of the Year.
Regarded by HCCA principal Sabrina Phelps, to be a believer in the importance of instructing her students on career planning and value of understanding all people, Read More
April 27, 2018
Hawkinsville, Ga. – The local healthcare industry just became a lot younger.
Thanks to a pioneer program at the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center, a group of Hawkinsville High School students passed credentialing exams in February to become Certified Nurse Aides (CNA). Jua’naye Collins, Tabias Jones, Haley Kearney, Sitara Loving, Kazavia Mobley, Belle Owens make up the first six to do so in the programs’ first dual enrollment cohort. Jones, the only male in the cohort, Read More
March 6, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Last week the Bibb County School District (BCSD) and MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union (MCFCU) held a ribbon cutting for the opening of MCFCU’s student-run branch at the William H. Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA), whose part-time student-employees feature three Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) dual enrollment students.
To celebrate the opening, the credit union held a Community Day on Saturday, February 3, 2018 featuring a CGTC Athletics Ticket Giveaway at the career academy located at 1780 Anthony Road in Macon. Read More
February 6, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Dual Enrollment students from area high schools competed in the second annual Skills Challenge in early November, helping to promote construction trades and bring recognition to their acquisition of trade skills.
The Central Georgia and Southern Crescent Workforce Development Alliances’ second annual Skills Challenge took place at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds in Griffin, Ga. Several hundred students from more than a dozen high schools competed, including many from dual enrollment programs in Baldwin, Read More
November 9, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Reports compiled by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in October examining graduate and placement rates for its 22 institutions revealed that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) led the System in graduating students for the academic year 2017.
TCSG’s Graduates and Placement Academic Year 2017 Report gathered by its Data, Planning, and Research Center is a system-wide glance at graduates, year-to-year comparisons, and placement rates. The 2017 version indicates that CGTC led the state in the total number of unduplicated graduates, Read More
October 31, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – A move to Warner Robins from Belgium for the Hicks family started an educational journey few can replicate; since 2013 every member but “dad” has taken courses at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).
Mom, Christina, daughter, Amber, and sons, Christian and Johnathan are close, as military families tend to be, but have not viewed their avant-garde concept of nuclear-enrollment as exclusive or a means to extend their bond, rather as a convenient opportunity. Read More
August 15, 2017