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From left: Joe Moore, Plant Engineer; Keith Powell, Vice President of Economic Development at NGTC; Mike Beecher, Production Manager; Bryon Whitworth, Operations Manager; Elese Rose, Plant Controller; Justin Cunningham, Team Lead and employee of the year; Dr. Mark Ivester, President of NGTC.

American Woodmark Nominated for 2019 Manufacturer of the Year

North Georgia Technical College recently nominated American Woodmark of Toccoa for the 2019 Manufacturer of the Year in the small manufacturing category (less than 150 employees.)

From left, TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur, Anne Kaiser, VP of Community & Economic Development at Georgia Power and Eden Sullivan.

Liberty Elementary Student Receives Honorable Mention in MAW Design Contest

Eden Sullivan, a first grader at Liberty Elementary School in Toccoa, celebrated with Gov. Brian Kemp recently at the Governor’s Awards Luncheon. Sullivan received honorable mention in the 2019 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student design contest in the kindergarten through fifth grade category. She received a $50 scholarship check presented by Anne Kaiser, Vice President of Community and Economic Development at Georgia Power, during the luncheon on April 18, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park, Ga.

Cutting ribbon, NGTC Board of Directors Chairman Ron Barden, TCSG State Board of Directors member Doug Carter, Rep. Terry Rogers, Sen. John Wilkinson, NGTC President Mark Ivester, TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur, NGTC President Emeritus Gail Thaxton, Rep. Chris Erwin and NGTC Facilities Director Michael Boyd

NGTC Cuts Ribbon on New Industrial Technology Center

North Georgia Technical College celebrated the grand opening of the new Industrial Technology Center on the Clarkesville Campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the community on April 24.  

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NGTC Leads Energy Tour for Local Business and Industry Leaders

North Georgia Technical College recently hosted a regional workforce tour with 31 business and industry leaders from around North Georgia. Representatives from American Woodmark, ASI, Nifco/KTW, Ross Controls, TenCate, Pharma-Tech Inc., Ethicon, Fenner-Dunlop, Franklin and Stephens County Schools, Stephens Co. Development Authority and WorkSource Georgia Mountains toured Duke Energy’s Oconee Nuclear Power Station and Borg-Warner’s manufacturing facility in Oconee County, South Carolina.

Shown Left to Right: Northeast Georgia Antique Auto & Truck Club Representative Grady Cowart, scholarship recipients Austin Sprinkle and Austin Pulliam, Northeast Georgia Antique Auto & Truck Club Representative Larry Christie, NGTC Instructors Clayton Smith, Stoney Farmer, David Rice and Neil Youngblood, and NGTC Foundation Director Cynthia Brown.

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 17 years. The funds, which are proceeds from the annual 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 Austin Pulliam from Toccoa, and Austin Sprinkle from Clarkesville.

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NGTC Initiates Signing Days for High School Graduates

North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) is celebrating the future generation of technical education students by hosting its first signing days ceremonies for high school graduates enrolling at NGTC fall semester.