The 2018 Alumni Meeting and Awards Program was held on June 9. Congratulations to all the award recipients!
Mark your calendars now! The 2019 Annual Meeting is Scheduled for June 8, 2019.
2018 Alumni Award recipients included:
Hall of Fame Award (recognizes an NGTC student who graduated at least 20 years prior to nomination and distinguished themselves in their professional life):
Patricia Cole Dooley: graduated NGTC with her LPN in 1974, and moved on to continue her education, ultimately receiving her Post-Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health. She continued to practice medicine until retiring last year.
Career Achievement Award (recognizes graduates who work in the field in which they studied and have distinguished themselves in that field):
Cassandra Wilkins: graduated from the Business Information Technology Program in 1996. Wilkins then moved on to receive both her bachelors and master’s degrees. Currently, she serves as the Human Resources Director for ASI Southeast.
Brian Jones: graduated in 2004 from the EMT/Firefighter Program and again in 2010 from the LPN program. After working as both a volunteer and professional firefighter, Jones decided to pursue his passion for a career in Nursing. Upon graduating from the Nursing Program at NGTC, he accepted a position as a Life Flight EMT. While at North Georgia Tech, Jones was named the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner for the college and went on to win at the state level as well.
Young Alumni Award (presented to individuals who have graduated within the last five years who have made outstanding contributions in his/her profession and/or community service):
Adam Fulbright: is a 2013 graduate of the Industrial Systems Technology (IST) Program. After graduating from NGTC, Fulbright went to work at Pharma Tech Industries. He has also started the Fulbright Industrial Systems Technology Scholarship, which is awarded annually to an IST student at North Georgia Tech.
Michael Huff: is a 2015 graduate of the Associate of Science in Nursing Program. Huff was part of the first nursing class to graduate from NGTC and since then, has started his career working as a director at Pruitt Health.
Tony Jacob Wilson: graduated from the Criminal Justice Program in 2016 after completing service with the US Navy. Upon graduating NGTC, Wilson began working as a corrections officer and recently graduated with his bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Reinhardt University.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THESE OUTSTANDING ALUMNI!