Southern Regional CDL Program Chair Named to National Board

Kerrie Wilson, Program Chair for Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC), was recently elected by her peers to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Publicly Funded Truck Driving Schools (NAPFTDS) at its annual conference in San Antonio, TX. The NAPFTDS is an organization for the promotion of public education for the transportation industry. Through membership, educators can network with other truck driving...



National Technical Honor Society Inducts New Members in Tifton

From left to right: Bottom: Picture from L to R: Tiffany Powell, Advisor; Oscar Macon, Industrial System Technology; Deysi Gutierrez, Practical Nursing; Jeffrey Baker, Firefighter EMSP; Shannon Alaniz, Social Work; Cherie Cason, Cardiovascular Technology; Justin Sutton, Networking Specialist; Jennifer Perez, Drafting Technology; Kristen Rivers, Practical Nursing; Johnny Howard, Drafting Technology; Amy Atkins, Associate of Science Nursing; Ashton Hughes, Criminal Justice Technology; Sarah...



SRTC Not Slowing Down

The past three years have seen plenty of changes for Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). Beginning with the July 1, 2015 merger of Moultrie Technical College (MTC) and Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) to form the new SRTC, improvements have been prevalent for the college as a whole. From administration to instruction, faculty to staff to students, nearly every corner of SRTC has been enhanced, though the college’s mission remains: to be a top-tier college that will...



Not Just a Number

Autumn Hanks When Autumn Hanks came to Southern Regional Technical College, she came looking for help. After a less-than-stellar experience at a large university, she felt defeated. “I was just a number, a lost student in a sea of other lost students.” Tall, expressive, and flawlessly styled, it is hard to imagine Autumn feeling undistinguishable, but her misery was reflected in her grades. “It was a disaster, to be honest. I was a disaster.” Just two semesters after starting...



Healthcare visionary sets sights on the next generation of imaging professionals

Joshua May, Joe Barron, Jerrod Hampton Late last year, the Assistant Vice President of Heart, Vascular and Imaging Services, Joe Barron, retired from Archbold Medical Center after forty years of visionary leadership. When he first came to work in Thomasville in 1977 as a young Radiologic Technician, Archbold didn’t yet have an ultrasound machine. But even that early on, Mr. Barron says that the administrators and medical providers had a progressive vision of bringing the very best in...



SRTC Experiences Record Enrollment; Outpaces State in Average Growth

Thomasville, GA – Early Monday, January 29, 2018, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) announced it had achieved record enrollment for the second consecutive term. For the Spring 2018 Semester the College realized a 9.4% increase in total enrollment with a 10.4% increase in full-time equivalency when compared with Spring 2017 figures. The latter number being the largest across all TCSG institutions. Both of these numbers significantly outpace the state average for each of those...



Top Students and Faculty Named at SRTC Awards Ceremony

From left to right: Carrie Viohl, Buffie Spencer, Brittany Williamson Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) honored its finalists and the respective institutional winners of the 2018 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE), and the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Education on January 25th at the Southwest Georgia Bank Conference Center in Moultrie, GA. "The annual awards luncheon is an...



Distinguished Students at SRTC Recognized for Fall 2017 Term

On January 22nd, 2018 the administration at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) recognized exceptional students achieving the honor of President’s List, Dean’s List, and Merit List for the Fall 2017 term. Each semester, SRTC 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...



SRTC Foundation Awards over $42,000 in Scholarships for Spring Semester 2018

For Spring Semester 2018, which began on January 8th, the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Foundation awarded 69 scholarships totaling over $42,000 to SRTC students. These funds assist students with education related costs such as tuition, fees, clinical scrubs, dissection kits, books, and much more. “The SRTC Foundation is proud to offer so many scholarships each semester. Scholarships provide financial support to students who need assistance with tuition, books, and other...



SRTC-Moultrie Practical Nursing Students Honored in December Ceremony

Bottom row from left to right: Rachel Haynes, Rebecca Happel, Donielle Pratt Second Row: Blair Baldree, Veronica Alvarez, Lexi Gilliard Third Row: Robin Metzger, Amanda Williamson, Daisy Damian Fourth Row: Kristal Sheffield, Autumn Hank Fifth Row: Qusanna Sharp, LaShondra Thomas Sixth Row: Randall Green, Brian Handley On December 14th, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning ceremony where the most recent class of Practical Nursing (PN) students from the Moultrie...



RN Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony

Left to Right: Bottom row: Courtney Williams, Hillary Sandlin, Ashley Peek, Kelci Register, Kendale Zimmer 2nd row: Emily Easler, Rachel Moore, Tanya Roberson 3rd row: Mary Walker, Stephanie Williams, Katie Carter, Ashley Kindoll 4th row: Rachel Clemons, Kimberly Thomas, Whitney Adcock, Dan Badger 5th row: Latrice Rockmore, Austin Williamson, Desiree Terrell, Brittany Walters, Miranda Wider 6th row: Taylor Hodges, Brittany Mixon, Jerica Johnson, Jeremy Reynolds Back row: Signe Hyatt,...



Pursuit of learning builds confidence for a new career

Casey Jones Casey Jones describes himself as a naturally nervous person. A bespectacled young man with a distinctly intellectual bearing and a purposeful way with words, Casey comes across as the kind of nerdy-cool college kid you would find in the library of any university in the country. But pulled out of public school after the 6th grade, he had become accustomed to homeschooling alone, away from the stress of other people. While he was still in his teens, he began to...