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Walmart Donates to Wiregrass Tech’s Foundation

Wiregrass Tech students will benefit students from a recent donation presented to the college by Walmart of Douglas. Pictured left to right: Walmart Associates Naisha Odom, Lasey Terrell, and Tawnetta Stewart. Douglas, GA— The Wiregrass Foundation of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has received a $1,000 donation from Walmart in Douglas, Georgia. The donation was given through the companies’ Community Grant programs and will support students at Wiregrass with scholarships....



Wiregrass Tech holds Surgical Technology Pinning Ceremony

Heather Lopez, Natalie Jones, Amber Taulbee, Brianna Boone, Brandy Ambrose, Heather Duren, Chana Stafford, Elizabeth Davis, Jordyn Ponder, and Steffanie Dennard. Valdosta, GA – Seniors in the Surgical Technology Degree program were honored in a pinning ceremony at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Family and friends were in attendance as the college recognized the accomplishments of these students. The seniors recognized are as follows: Brandy Ambrose (Valdosta), Brianna Boone...



Wiregrass Tech Named National Model of Excellence

This is the third year Wiregrass Tech’s SkillsUSA Chapter has been recognized as a National Model of Excellence for workplace skills. Front row, L to R – Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements, Nadia Harris, Elaine Elder, Andrew Ngo, Lola Valler, Wilmer Calles, Eric Arroyo, and Wiregrass Director of Campus Life Kelley Wetherington Back row, L to R – Nathaniel Gray, Brandon Howell, Joseph Durrah, MJ Johnson, Hayden Davis, Tatianna Conger, and Ryan Degner. Valdosta, GA – For the...



President’s and Dean’s List Announced for Spring Semester at Wiregrass

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College President DeAnnia Clements is pleased to announce the Spring Semester President’s List and Dean’s List. The President’s List includes outstanding students who were enrolled full-time for 12 credit hours or more and achieved a grade point average of 3.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale during Spring Semester 2022. The following students are on the President’s List for Spring Semester 2022 and are listed by county: Atkinson: Samaria...



Fellowship Home Pledges Support for Wiregrass Patient Care Assistant and Licensed Practical Nurse Programs

Fellowship Home at Brookside has made a five-year commitment to support Patient Care Assistant and Practical Nursing programs at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Pictured l-r Fellowship Home at Brookside Community Relations Chuck Roberts, Fellowship Home at Brookside Director of Operations Amanda Zeigler, The Fellowship Family Regional Executive Director George LaHood, The Fellowship Family President/CEO John LaHood, Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements, Wiregrass Dean of Health...



Wiregrass Tech Grand Opening and Dedication of Edward and Rhonda Mark Health Sciences Building

Wiregrass hosted a Grand Opening and Dedication Ceremony in honor of donors Dr. Edward and Rhonda Mark. The Marks are pictured speaking before the crowd in front of the Edward and Rhonda Mark Health Sciences Building on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College hosted a grand opening and dedication ceremony in honor of the college’s first million-dollar donors, Dr. Edward and Rhonda Mark. The new Edward and Rhonda...



Technical College System of Georgia Announces 2022 Student of the Year

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Welding Student Wins, Awarded 2022 KIA K5 ATLANTA, GA--The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) announced the state’s top technical college student for 2022. Ryan Degner, a Welding and Joining Technology student from Wiregrass Georgia Technical College was chosen as this year’s Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner. “Ryan’s hard work, leadership, and passion for his college and TCSG makes him a tremendous ambassador...



Wiregrass Tech Offers Auto Electrical Systems Technician Certification

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is offering Auto Electrical/Electronic Systems Technician technical certificate of credit on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus. This certificate can be completed in only 10 weeks during this summer semester. The Automotive classes will be offered Monday through Thursday from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. New students are being accepted for Summer Semester, and classes begin on May 16. This certificate will provide students with the knowledge and...



Wiregrass Tech’s State Gold Medalist Now Owns Barber Shop

Barbering Coordinator Wayne Lee, Executive Director of Departmental Affairs Nicole West, Director of Student Life Kelley Wetherington, and Barbering Instructor Randy Arnold. Seated is Wiregrass Graduate and Owner of Azer’s Barbershop Azer Larson. Valdosta, GA— Azer Larson, a 2020 Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Barbering Graduate, has recently opened her own business in Valdosta. Azer’s Barbershop is open for business and proudly serves clients. Larson graduated in 2009...



STEM & M Event Returns to Ben Hill-Irwin Campus of Wiregrass Tech

300 local high school students attended the STEM & M event held on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus of Wiregrass to learn about the program and careers through hands-on activities. Valdosta, GA — Wiregrass Georgia Technical College hosted 300 students for the first in-person STEM & M Event on the Ben Hill-Irwin Campus since the pandemic. Students from Fitzgerald High School College and Career Academy and Turner County High School traveled to Wiregrass for this event. Students were able to...



Walmart Distribution Donates to Wiregrass Tech’s Foundation

Wiregrass President DeAnnia Clements accepts a check from Julie Germani, Walmart Distribution Center Human Resources Manager, for $1,000 for the Wiregrass Foundation to support students. Douglas, GA — The Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation received a $1,000 donation from the Walmart Distribution Center in Douglas, Georgia. The donation was provided through Walmart’s Local Community Grant program and will support Wiregrass students in a variety of ways, including...



Wiregrass Tech Earns 2022-2023 Military Friendly® School Designation

Valdosta, GA – Wiregrass Georgia Technical College has been designated a Military Friendly® School Gold Award recipient in the Small Community College category and ranked 8th in the nation among other colleges. The designation is given to colleges for having outstanding programs and support for our nation’s veterans and their families. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary...