Georgia Driver’s Education Commission Awards Grant to Southern Regional Technical College

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Driver's Ed Commission Award - Wentworth and Lee

Pictured left to right: SRTC President Dr. Craig Wentworth and SRTC Vice President of Economic Development

Thomasville, GA – Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant in the amount of $23,090.00 from the Georgia Driver’s Education Commission.

The grant, which runs from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, will help finance driver’s education locally by providing classes with thirty hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind the wheel experience with a trained instructor.

“Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers and we are committed to providing students with the education and experience needed to avoid tragedy” said GDEC chairman Harris Blackwood. “This grant will help SRTC equip young drivers in the community to be safer when they get behind the wheel” continued Blackwood.

“SRTC tirelessly strives to educate our community though credit classes and non-credit continuing education courses alike. By offering the driver education program, we are committed to providing students with the proper training and experience needed to become safe drivers on our roads,” commented Dennis Lee, SRTC Vice President for Economic Development.

For more information about the driver’s education program, contact Ruby Barron at (229) 227 – 2579 in Thomasville, Mary Beth Watson at (229) 217-4257 in Moultrie, or Kelly Daniell at (229) 391-2635 in Tifton.

SRTC offers over 155 degree, diploma, and certificate programs that are designed to get you quickly into your desired career, and 27 general education courses that transfer to the University System of Georgia institutions and 19 private colleges and universities in Georgia. SRTC has instructional sites located in Ashburn, Cairo, Camilla, Moultrie, Thomasville, Tifton, and Sylvester for the convenience of our students. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. For the most up-to-date information on registration, class dates, and program offerings, log on to www.southernregional.edu.

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