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June 6, 2014

SWGTC students honored

THOMASVILLE — On June 2, Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) hosted a President’s Reception to honor some of the College’s exceptional students. Scholarship recipients for Summer Semester 2014, Students of the Semester for Spring Semester 2014, and students on the President’s List for Spring Semester 2014 were recognized.  

Sixty-six students made the President’s List for Spring Semester 2014. Each semester, SWGTC recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’s List. In order to qualify for the President’s List, students must meet two criteria: earn a grade of “A” in all coursework attempted and be enrolled in 12 hours or more at the College. Each student was awarded a certificate and token of recognition from the College. President’s List designees for Spring semester 2014 include: Rebekah Allen, Brittany Ansley, Karen Bailey, Tyler Banks, Darlene Barber, Alfred Barnes, Wendy Beatty, Kelly Beaty, Alexander Bergozza, Makayla Bowles, Tanner Brooks, Charles Brown, Stephanie Butler, Myra Carter, Staci Clark, Christopher Cooper, Lemorn Cornell, Virginia Cosson, Christopher Dietz, Jordan Dubose, Brittany Flumerfelt, Amber Forehand, Erin Freasier, Cortina Garland, Patricia Garmon, Charles Giltner, George Grier, Jason Hall, Virginia Hancock, Kenzi Harrison, Jessica Henry, Haylee Hobbs, Andrew Hoyt, Margaret Huckeba, Johnny Jackson, LaTasha Jones, Thomas Joyner, Amber Kelly, Sydney Lee, Mary Maxwell, Kristine McLendon, Dustin McMillan, Ryan Mercado, Edward Mickles, Stephen Moore, John Norton, Ashlie Parker, Sara Parramore, Jessica Poole, Barbara Pullium, Tyler Reeves, Adam Rice, Samantha Ritchie, Aaron Roan, Michael Roberts, Scott Norman, Jessica Spense, Lashonda Thomas, Ethel Torres, Ashley Trawick, Annette Turner, Samantha Tyler, Angie Walden, Alison Williams, Ashley Wilson, and Ryan Wilson.

Additionally, at the reception, three students were named Student of the Semester for Spring Semester 2014.  The Student of the Semester is awarded to one student from each division based on academic achievement, dedication, and work ethic.  Teachers have the opportunity to nominate a student at the end of each semester. Then, nominees are reviewed by the Student Activities Department who selects a winner from each division at SWGTC. Students selected for Spring Semester 2014 were Venette Anderson (School of Business), Heather Labbe (School of Health Sciences), and Kerry Steedly (High School Dual Enrollment ACCEL Program). Each student was awarded a certificate and a $50 gas card provided by the SWGTC Student Council.

Lastly, student recipients of merit-based scholarships for Summer Semester 2014 were recognized.  These scholarships assist students with education related costs such as tuition, clinical scrubs, dissection kits, books, and much more. The students who received scholarships include: Jennifer Alexander – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship; Brittany Ansley – Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship; Saprina Banks - Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship and William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship; Alfred Barnes – Gap Scholarship; Angela Baze – Grady County Scholarship; Wendy Beatty - Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Beryl Blake – Gap Scholarship; Sierra Campbell-Timberlake – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Alicia Cason – Gap Scholarship; Taylor Clark – Grady County Scholarship and Growing Nurses Scholarship; Lemorne Cornell, Jr. – Grady County Scholarship; Jodie Cromer – Mitchell County Scholarship; Meagan Cumbie – Growing Nurses Scholarship; Melvin Darby – Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship; Rebecca Davidson – Gap Scholarship; Herath Ekanayake – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Bridgette Erskine – Grady County Scholarship; Kimberly Geiger – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Regina Gurley – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Kameisha Guyton – Grady County Scholarship; Rebecca Hay – Gap Scholarship; Audrey Hollis – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship; Angela Hopkins – Grady County Scholarship; Ashley Hornsby – Growing Nurses Scholarship; Margaret Huckeba – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Ashley Hurst – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship and growing Nurses Scholarship; Jackie Ivey – Gap Scholarship; Queeona Jenkins – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship; Denise Mitchell-Johnson – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Lishonder Kind – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Ayisha Lee – Gap Scholarship; Joshua Long – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Jessica Long – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship; Kyle Long – Non-Traditional Scholarship; Jennifer Losee – Gap Scholarship; Loraine Magnuson – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Micayla Logue – Mitchell County; Megan Morell – Grady County; Shellean Richardson – Growing Nurses; Katherine Rigdon – Maddox Veterinary Technology Scholarship; Xavier Rodriguez – Jump Start Heath Sciences; Bridget Sangfield – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship; Shanna Sheppard – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship; Latecia Smith – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship; Ron Tillman – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Non-Traditional Scholarship; Latricia Walker – Mitchell County Scholarship; Brittany Washington – William Howard Flowers & Maury Tice Flowers/Archbold Medical Center Scholarship and Gap Scholarship; Jeremy Weldon – Jump Start Health Sciences Scholarship; and Brett Wood – Albert and Esther Thompson Scholarship and Gap Scholarship.

“The SWGTC Foundation is proud to award so many scholarships each semester. Scholarships are only made available because of the generosity of our donors. We sincerely thank and appreciate each of you. Without you, many of our students would not be able to afford books, tuition, or program related supplies,” commented Amy Maison, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, Marketing and Public Relations.

SWGTC offers more than 80 certificate, diploma, and degree programs. Many of these programs provide training for some of the nation’s fastest-growing career fields including Nursing, Automotive Technology, Clinical Laboratory Technology, and Emergency Medical Technology. More information may be obtained by calling 229-225-4096 or by logging onto www.southwestgatech.edu.

Fall Semester 2014 begins Aug. 19. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.

 

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