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
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