Macon, Ga. – Hunter Faircloth graduates this May from VIP Academy in Bibb County with a high school diploma and two Technical Certificates of Credit (TCC) in Aircraft Structural Technology at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), a feat made possible by his hard work and a unique pathway for high school students.
Accelerated Career Diploma pathways, formerly Georgia’s High School Graduation Option B, offers a unique trajectory toward graduation. Students choose to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and a technical college credential like an associate degree, Read More
May 12, 2023
Macon, Ga. – Fall Semester at Central Georgia Technical College saw double the enrollment growth in dual enrollment students from Bibb County, leading to the College’s largest number from the county in recent years.
The CGTC Office of High School Initiatives recently reported these numbers to College leadership to recognize the impact the tuition-free program is having on youth in the community.
High school students have the opportunity to earn college course credit through a variety of options at CGTC. Read More
January 4, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga. – Eleven students at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) made their journey to Ireland this June, officially bringing back Georgia’s only dual enrollment study abroad program.
Partnering with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland (ISAI), CGTC and its Office of Global Initiatives has been planning the 2022 trip since 2020, monitoring travel guidance from the state department in response to the global pandemic.
In 2019, CGTC’s Ireland Dual Enrollment Study Abroad program sent students from its 11-county service area on its inaugural trip and made plans for annual ones. Read More
June 28, 2022
Milledgeville, Ga. – It’s electric! Well, at least that is certainly the excitement Appleton Boone, an 18-year-old homeschool student from Wilkinson County, feels as he heads into his apprenticeship with GE Healthcare later this spring following his graduation from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with an Electronics Technology diploma.
Boone, a homeschool student since seventh grade, enrolled at CGTC’s Milledgeville campus because of the hands-on approach, pace, and rigor of the academic courses.
“I like being a homeschool student and college student with CGTC because I am going after two things at once,” he said. Read More
April 30, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – A Houston County High School student earned honorable mention recognition in the 2019 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student art design contest. Governor Brian Kemp and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recognized high school junior, Brianna Carswell, during the MAW Governors’ Award Luncheon on April 18, 2019, at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.
Earlier this year, students from around the state submitted design entries featuring Georgia manufacturers and their products. Read More
April 18, 2019
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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Industrial Maintenance Dual Enrollment students at the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA) took part in a Manufacturing Signing Day event last week, committing their futures to full-time work at Frito-Lay, and the pursuit of associate’s degrees as industrial mechanics.
At the event, seven students signed a letter of intent with the snack foods company located in Perry, bridging the next phase of a collaboration to address local workforce needs. Read More
May 29, 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. – 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