NGTC Names 2022 EAGLE Winner

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Clarkesville, GA –North Georgia Technical College (NGTC) has named Kelly McFarland as the 2022 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) winner and will represent the college at the Dinah Culbreath Wayne EAGLE Leadership Institute March 14-16, 2022. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors those students who have demonstrated superior achievement in adult education classes and programs. 

EAGLE is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in adult education programs. This student recognition program is designed to create greater awareness of educational opportunities that are available in local communities across the state and to foster greater involvement in lifelong learning pursuits. 

 “Kelly is a motivated lady willing to work hard for anything,” said NGTC Adult Education instructor Jackie Morgan. “She was determined to obtain her GED and she accomplished it. We are so happy and proud of her work!” 

“Recognizing these students who have worked diligently to achieve their goal of receiving their high school equivalency diploma and then to be selected as an EAGLE winner gives us great pride in our mission,” said NGTC Dean of Adult Education Shelby Ward. “We know she will represent North Georgia Technical College well at the next level of competition.” 

The Technical College System of Georgia Office of Adult Education sponsors the annual Dinah Culbreath Wayne EAGLE Leadership Institute. For more information regarding high school equivalency diploma classes throughout Northeast Georgia, contact the NGTC Office of Adult Education at 706-754-7717 or northgatech.edu/adult-education. 

McFarland resides in Toccoa, Ga., and attends NGTC pursuing a degree in horticulture.  

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