Chattahoochee Technical College announced Surgical Technology student Beauty Chanda as its 2020 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner and Psychology instructor Monica Barbara as the college’s 2020 Rick Perkins Award instructor of the year. Chattahoochee Tech also announced Denise James as the college’s Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) award winner.
Ready, aim, fire! The Hiram High School Rifle Team has ended the month of January with a bang! The first month of the new decade has surely been busy for students at Hiram, but for our Rifle Team it has paid off!
Chattahoochee Technical College announces the selection of Missy Cusack, of Paulding County, as the college’s new vice president of Student Affairs. Cusack has worked with Chattahoochee Tech for the past 20 years, serving for the past six years as the college’s executive director of enrollment services. In this capacity, she was the leader of the largest Admissions and Records Department within the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Students and staff from the Kennesaw State University and the Georgia Highlands College Paulding Site provided a special Book Drive for Villa Rica students. The groups went to Villa Rica Elementary School with hundreds of free books in order to give students access to a variety of reading material to build their reading skills.
This year’s Thanksgiving holiday will be better for nearly 100 families in need at Chattahoochee Tech thanks to food donations collected for the college’s “Everything but the Turkey” food drive. Volunteers at the college assembled these donations into food baskets at the Marietta Campus on Tuesday, Nov. 19, for distribution prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.
More than 75 incredibly talented students from 11-area high schools are participating in the Northwest Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge in Cedartown on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm. The competition is part of the workforce development initiative led by The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) and some of its member companies including Brasfield & Gorrie and Duffey Southeast, Inc.; and will include challenges ranging from blueprint reading, carpentry, electrical, plumbing and more.
East Paulding High School, North Paulding High School, and South Paulding High School DECA Advisors and Officers traveled to Washington, DC for The Ultimate Power Trip. There, the students had the opportunity to network with over 1600 other DECA members from across the country.
Over 100 Chattahoochee Technical College nursing students convened for a two-day leadership seminar held recently at the college’s Paulding Campus. Featured speakers at this Chattahoochee Tech event included WellStar Health System Executive Director of Nursing Rebecca Deal.
Congratulations to the Stinger Battalion Cadet of The Month Winner for Aug 2019: Cadet Private Matthew Wix and NCO of the month Cadet Sergeant First Class Madison Bowles! Each month cadets from each of the three companies are selected by their leadership to represent their company.
Additional support is now available for Chattahoochee Tech students who have experienced foster care thanks to a $30,000 grant awarded to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, a unit of Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia.
Hiram High School Career and Technical Instruction (CTI) student organization elected officers for the 2019-20 school year. The officers are Daniel Hamilton, President; Alondra Perez-Bonilla, Vice President; and Abby Buice, Secretary.
The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Board of Trustees welcomed new Board members Arne Irwin, Daniel Jape, Henry Molinet and Megan Richards Flores at the quarterly meeting of the Board held Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Yanmar Evo Center in Acworth.
The Chattahoochee Technical College Welding & Joining Technology program is not just for men. Chattahoochee Tech students Sarah Macedo, Katarina Highley-Sowers, and Ceason Eisele, who are enrolled in this program at the college’s Paulding Campus, demonstrate that this profession is for women too.
For the past 16 years, The Dr. Jim Goodman Memorial Scholarship board has been awarding scholarships to some of the best and brightest students in West Georgia. This year is no different. The following women were awarded $1000 scholarships to help further their pursuit of higher education.