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NGTC Hosts Irish Celebration for Study Abroad Program

North Georgia Technical College invites the community to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in true Irish style at “Green, Jeans and Irish Cuisine” scheduled from 6-9 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2018, at the NGTC Currahee Campus.

Pictured: Culinary Arts Instructor Chef Christopher Bladowski,Toccoa; Kimbreyata Martin, Toccoa; Taylor Hathway, Lavonia; Laurel Nguyen, Toccoa; Rebecca Braswell, Warner-Robbins; Maci Marxsen, Washington; Allison Youngblood, Toccoa; Jared Utecht, Woodstock; Quentin Bush, Toccoa; Jennifer Jarrett, Cornelia; Quilan Jacobs, Sautee Nachoochee; Janice Barrera, Royston; Dalton Mitcham, Tiger; Conner Henson, Toccoa; and Culinary Arts Instructor Chef Alexander Bladowski, Toccoa.

Currahee Culinary Arts Program Receives Highest Accreditation Marks

North Georgia Technical College students in the Culinary Arts Program on the Currahee Campus are raising their utensils a little higher these days, after learning their program received an exemplary commendation by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEF).

Front L to R: Lisa Scott and Madison Gibbs. Back row L to R: Juan Naverette, Ryan Puddington, Daniel Gamble, Hector Balderas and Craig Thurmond.

NGTC Horticulture Students Explore the Magic of Disney

North Georgia Technical College horticulture students recently took their second annual trip to Disney World.

Pictured with NGTC culinary art instructor chef Daniell Vaughn are culinary art students at the Blairsville NGTC Campus (back row, l to r): Daniel Rice  from Blue Ridge, Dean Kellermier from Blairsville, Lori Caracappa from Blairsville, Melissa Hayes from Dahlonega, and Destiny Wood from Turtletown, TN.

Blairsville Culinary Arts Program Receives Highest Accreditation Marks

North Georgia Technical College students in the Culinary Arts Program on the Blairsville Campus are raising their utensils a little higher these days, after learning their program received an exemplary commendation by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEF). 

GOAL Winner Daniel Hill and NGTC President Dr. Mark Ivester

Daniel Hill Named NGTC's 2018 GOAL Winner

Daniel Hill of Rabun Gap, Ga., was named North Georgia Technical College’s 2018 Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) student at a recent Habersham Rotary meeting.  Nominated by his instructor Stacie Sulhoff, Hill is an accounting student at the Clarkesville Campus.

Craig Thurmond

Craig Thurmond Named Georgia Green Industry Assn. Educator of the Year

North Georgia Technical College horticulture instructor Craig Thurmond was recently named 2018 Educator of the Year for the state of Georgia by the Georgia Green Industry Association (GGIA). The GGIA is a statewide trade association whose mission is to promote and advance the economic, lifestyle and environmental benefits of Georgia horticulture. Through education, legislative monitoring, certification exams, trade shows and conferences to the horticulture-related industries in the state, the GGIA is deeply rooted in the horticulture industry.

Sgt. Jason Nichols

NGTC Student Awarded Georgia's Phoenix Patriot Foundation's Scholarship

North Georgia Technical College Automotive Technology student Jason Nichols, of Carnesville, was recently awarded the 2018 Phoenix Patriot Foundation’s Veterans Scholarship for the state of Georgia, totaling $1,000. Requirements for the scholarship included being a Veteran and writing an essay about future plans after college. 

Automotive Technology Instructor Clayton Smith, Automotive Collision Instructor David Rice, Chapter Vice-President Larry Christie, Scholarship winner Jeremy Gay, Scholarship winner Alexander Hamilton, Club Coordinator Grady Cowart, Automotive Collision Instructor Neil Youngblood, Dean for Academic Affairs Dan Pressley, Automotive Technology Instructor Stoney Farmer

Northeast Georgia Antique Auto and Truck Club Scholarships Awarded

The North Georgia Technical College Foundation recently received a $1,000 student scholarship donation from the Northeast Georgia Antique Auto and Truck Club. The Club has awarded $500 scholarships to two NGTC automotive students annually for over 16 years. The funds, which are proceeds from the Northeast Georgia Antique Auto Region Car and Truck Show, are made available to the winners to purchase tools and equipment for their chosen profession. This year’s winners are Jeremy Gay from Martin, Ga. and Alex Hamilton from Dahlonega, Ga.

Pictured: back row from left, Jason Turpen, Glenn Jordan, Michael London and Dr. Mike King. Middle row, from left, are Dorothy Hansen, Sandra Adair, Shelia Kisner, Leslie McFarlin, Stacie Bohannon and Dr. Mark Ivester. Front row, from left, are Dr. Michele Shirley, Angie Cowart and Dr. Fran Chastain.

NGTC Recognizes Employees With Outstanding Years of Service

North Georgia Technical College President Dr. Mark Ivester recently presented employee service awards, recognizing those who have given distinguished years of service to NGTC and the Technical College System of Georgia.

2018 NGTC Rick Perkins Winner Stacie Bohannon

NGTC Announces Stacie Bohannon as 2018 Rick Perkins Winner

North Georgia Technical College recently announced Stacie Bohannon, Medical Assisting Instructor and Health Sciences Department Chair, as the 2018 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction winner.