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NGTC Alumni Association Seeks Annual Alumni Award Nominations

Each year the North Georgia Technical College Alumni Association gathers for an annual meeting and awards luncheon. This year, the luncheon will be held on Saturday, June 8, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

2019 team members pictured, Front Row, Left to Right: Ethan Allen, Lily House, Stephanie Smith, and Craig Thurmond. Back Row, Left to Right: Juan Navarrete, Daniel Gamble, Hector Balderas, and Corey McDonald.

NGTC Horticulture Team Ranked 27 in the Nation Among Big Universities

The North Georgia Technical College Horticulture Department recently traveled to the 43rd Annual National Collegiate Landscape Competition held at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. Team members attending this year’s competition were Hector Balderas of Mountain City, Daniel Gamble of Mt. Airy, Stephanie Smith of Toccoa, Juan Navarrete of Clarkesville, Corey McDonald of Toccoa, Ethan Allen of Cleveland and Lilly House of Demorest.

NTHS Inductees pictured, front row, from left, Karen Roche, Jessica Black, Ashley Mayer, Amelia Hill, Amy Power, Addie Pitts and Yesica Duran-Mora. Back row, from left, Joshua Ward, Logan Galloway, Evelyn Bowen, Allison Wall, Reginald McCord, Jonah Cain and Trista Kurz.

Clarkesville Campus Inducts New Members Into NTHS

North Georgia Technical College recently inducted new members into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The NTHS is America’s highest award for excellence in career and technical education. The mission of the organization is to honor student achievements and leadership, promote educational excellence and enhance career opportunities. NTHS members will receive recognition in the form of identification on their transcripts, a special seal on their diploma and white stoles on their graduation robes.

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NGTC Photography Program Director Opens Exhibition in Demorest

North Georgia Technical College Photography Program Director, Jim Loring, opened a new photo exhibition at the Smith-Williams Art Studio in Demorest this week. The show, entitled No Boundaries, features humanitarian photography from around the world.

Pictured are, back row, from left, Pharma Tech Industries employees Leandrea Emmerich, Marilyn Whitehead, Cynthia Vilchiz, Luke Hollingsworth, Salina Curtis, Andy Bennett, Joey Cheek, Willie Thomas, Lee Burnside and Johnathan Hill. Front row, from left, are Jasmine Edinburgh, Marina De Souza, Lisa Addison, Bill Frazier, Kayla Smith, Chelsea Hill and Alma Medina.

NGTC Partners with Pharma Tech Industries to Teach Six Sigma Certification

North Georgia Technical College partnered with Pharma Tech Industries in Royston to offer the Six Sigma Program, a set of quality techniques and tools for process improvement. Pharma Tech Industries had employees complete the green belt certification, which consisted of 40 hours of classroom and hands-on performance. The class was conducted by North Georgia Technical College instructor William Frazier.