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West Georgia Technical College Announces 2023 Rick Perkins Award Winner

CARROLLTON, GA., December 6, 2022 – West Georgia Technical College (WGTC) has named TaTanisha Jackson, a mathematics department chair and instructor as the 2023 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year Award (RPA) winner. “West Georgia Technical College is proud to have TaTanisha as our 2023 Rick Perkins Award winner,” said Dr. Julie Post, President of […]

West Georgia Technical College Announces 2023 GOAL Winner

CARROLLTON, GA., December 6, 2022 – West Georgia Technical College (WGTC) has named Abby House, a Medical Laboratory Technology student from Whitesburg, Georgia as its 2023 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner. The announcement was made on November 29 at WGTC’s GOAL and Rick Perkins Award (RPA) Banquet, an annual event that celebrates the […]

188 Celebrate West Georgia Tech Commencement

West Georgia Technical College celebrated fall commencement exercises December 16, awarding 188 associate degrees and technical diplomas to graduates across West Georgia. Leuco Tool Corporation President and CFO Jens Schulz delivered the keynote address, encouraging graduates to have a personal vision. “A personal vision is a very intimate thing,” Schulz said. “It sets the course […]

WGTC Announces 2022 Goal And RPA Winners

West Georgia Technical College has named Iveta Kral, an engineering technology student from Sharpsburg, as its 2022 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership winner and Murphy Campus Clinical Laboratory Technology instructor Dr. Phyllis Ingham as its 2022 Rick Perkins Award winner. Winners were named November 30 at a banquet honoring finalists for both awards. GOAL is […]

Pilgrim’s Pride will help employees pay WGTC tuition

Pilgrim’s Pride has signed an agreement with West Georgia Technical College to assist Pilgrim’s employees and their dependents with the cost of attending technical college. West Georgia Tech President Dr. Julie Post and Pilgrim’s Pride Complex Manager Ricky Walker signed a local copy of the agreement November 8. A statewide agreement between the Technical College […]

First Apprentice Lineman Class Opens At WGTC

Class is officially in session for the students of the new Apprentice Lineman program at West Georgia Technical College. The inaugural class – Jaylen Baker of Bowdon, Jack Beverly of Carrollton, Justin Pate of Bowdon, William Teague of Douglasville and Adam Warner of Fayetteville – began the 4-week training program on October 4. The Apprentice […]

WGTC Campus Construction Progressing Inside

Work on West Georgia Technical College’s new nearly 150,000 square foot campus in Carroll County is on schedule and has moved inside – a good thing considering the recent rainy weather. With roofs on and exteriors walls up on both large buildings, workers are framing, wiring, plumbing and even hanging drywall in the main classroom […]


Newnan resident Rosanna Bowles, a Clinical Laboratory Technology student at West Georgia Technical College, has been awarded a national scholarship from the American Society of Clinical Pathology. In a continuing effort to encourage young people in the laboratory profession, the ASCP offers scholarships to outstanding students enrolled in an accredited laboratory science program in their […]

New President Named At West Georgia Tech

Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Greg Dozier announced today that Dr. Julie Post, Vice President of Student Affairs at Gwinnett Technical College, will be the next president of West Georgia Technical College. Post has a rich educational background in secondary and post-secondary education as well as higher education administration. After serving as a high […]

WGTC Campus Construction: First Building Topped Out

The steel structure for the first building of the new West Georgia Technical College Carroll Campus was completed March 19 with the placement of the last beam – a signed steel girder hoisted into place high atop the three-story edifice. Officials and guests from West Georgia Tech, the Technical College System of Georgia and local […]

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