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NGTC Seeks Nominations for 2017 Alumni Awards

Nominations for 2017 NGTC Alumni Awards are now being accepted. The following will be presented at the Annual Awards Luncheon on Saturday, June 10, beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Clarkesville Campus Dining Hall Annex.

IST Instructor Chris Haley, Scholarlship Donor Adam Fulbright, NGTC Foundation Director Cynthia Brown

NGTC Foundation Announces New Fulbright IST Scholarship

The North Georgia Technical College Foundation announces a new scholarship, named for NGTC alumni Adam Fulbright, to assist a student in the Industrial Systems Technology (IST) Program.

Customers look at all the plants in the greenhouse.

NGTC Horticulture Department Holds Spring Plant Sale

Spring is in the air, which means the North Georgia Technical College Horticulture Department is hosting their Spring Plant Sale. The semi-annual sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, beginning Monday, April 17 and ending on Thursday, April 20.

NGTC Horticulture Group in Provo, Utah. Pictured left to right, front row: John Mather, Johnathon Nix, Johnny Payne, Joel Pritchett, Craig Thurmond, Mackenzie Hill.  Back row: Seth Fowler, Matt Thomas, Mark Ware, Carter Lee, Chance Young, Christian Nelms, Johnathan Peppers.

NGTC Horticulture Students Receive National Awards

North Georgia Technical College’s horticulture students earned top rankings at the 41st Annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition held at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, in March. The NGTC horticulture team placed 21st nationally, maintaining the college’s Top 25 rank for five consecutive years. NGTC competed against 63 other schools from both two-year and four-year colleges and major universities across the nation.

PBL advisor Emily Sullens, Savannah Swing, Susie Berry, Matt DuVall. Back row: Domonique Leach, PBL advisor Tim Green, Daniell Hill.

NGTC Students Win PBL District Awards

Several North Georgia Technical College students from the Blairsville and Clarkesville campuses recently competed in the Georgia North District Phi Beta Lambda competition at Reinhardt University and brought home numerous awards.

Family members pictured at NGTC include left to right: Matt Dixon, Mary Fournier, Desi Barrett, Anna Whitley, Michael Dixon, NGTC Foundation Director Cynthia Brown, (front row) Abbie Jane Bennett and Audrey Dixon.

NGTC Announces New Dan Dixon Scholarship

North Georgia Technical College recently celebrated the life of Dan Dixon with his family and friends as a scholarship to the NGTC Foundation was created in his memory. Mr. Dixon taught masonry at the college for 30 years, and hundreds of students have enjoyed successful careers because of his efforts.

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NGTC Blairsville Campus Offers 2 New Programs for Fall 2017

North Georgia Technical College announces a new Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program that will begin fall semester 2017 at the Blairsville NGTC Campus. Current nursing students interested in applying should be completing core course work to be ready for selected entry to the fall cohort class. Deadline for applying for the LPN is April 1. A total of 20 students may be selected for this competitive program, and they will be announced shortly after the current spring term of 2017 ends. Interested students may contact Farilyn Rearden at frearden@northgatech.edu or (706) 754-7752 with questions or more information.

Horticulture group at Epcot’s The Land exhibit for a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the hydroponics, tissue culture research and food production in the exhibit.

Students Experience Behind-the-scenes Horticulture Heaven at Disney World

North Georgia Technical College horticulture students recently returned from a hands-on, behind-the-scenes horticulture field trip to Disneyworld in Orlando, Fla., where gorgeous plants and lush greenery are an abundant learning tool.

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Program of the month - Pharmacy Tech

Pharmacy Tech is the featured Program of the Month for March. Find out everything you need to know about what pharmacy tech is and how this career could be a great fit for you!