Move On When Ready - A Parent's Perspective

Contributed by Carrie Viohl When I was a young mom of two toddlers, I felt pretty sure that I had the parenting thing figured out. Read a lot of books aloud, play imagination games on the floor, spend plenty of time exploring outside, feed a variety of good foods, bathe them on occasion, and give a lot of hugs. Easy! In truth, my husband and I have been blessed with really great kids, but as they race towards adulthood, we are realizing that helping them make choices in their teenage...



Move On When Ready Program Provides the Foundation for One Student’s Career

Much like the majority of 16 year-old juniors at Colquitt County High School (CCHS), Autumn Boyd had not given much thought where she wanted to be 10 years down the road. She did know, however, that her plans would include college in some capacity. Fortunately for her, CCHS had established a partnership with Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) that allowed Move On When Ready (MOWR) students (formerly dual enrollment) to explore a variety of career training options for free prior to...



SRTC Hosts Successful Skills USA High School Competition

On Friday, February 5, 2016 Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) hosted the annual SkillsUSA Region 7 High School competition. The event featured over 180 students from 13 area high schools that competed in a variety of categories designed to test student’s knowledge in both general and technical areas. The Region 7 competition served as an informal kickoff to SkillsUSA week, observed nationally from February 7th – 13th this year. SkillsUSA Week gives state associations,...