Ochlocknee Fourth Grader, Railey Ramhofer, Wins Second Place in 2016 Student Design Contest

Atlanta, GA—April 2016: Railey Ramhofer, a fourth grader at Cross Creek Elementary School in Thomasville, had lunch with Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday. Ramhofer won second place in the 2016 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student design contest in the kindergarten through fifth grade category. She received a $300 scholarship check presented by Gov. Nathan Deal at the MAW awards luncheon held on April 21 at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta. “I feel really...



SRTC Phi Beta Lambda Students Compete and Place at State Competition

Last weekend Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) students competed and placed in the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Georgia State Competition in Atlanta. SRTC was represented by 30 students from each of the College’s three chapters: PBL-Moultrie, PBL-Thomasville, and PBL-Tifton. The participating students brought home a total of 28 competitive awards and numerous chapter honors. Earning first place honors were presented to: Rose Lindberg, Accounting Principles, PBL-Moultrie; Wendy Light,...



SRTC Recognizes Distinguished Students

On March 21, 2016 the administration at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) recognized exceptional students achieving the honor of President’s List. The College also recognized students who earned Dean’s List and Merit List honors with a certificate. One hundred and forty six students made the President’s List for Fall Semester 2015. Each semester, SRTC recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’s List. In order to qualify for...



The New Southern Regional Technical College Continues to Grow

The completion of the July 1, 2015 merger of Moultrie Technical College (MTC) and Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) to form the new Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) has brought with it many improvements 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 provide greater access to services and programs for the...



SRTC to Host Community-wide Career Fair

Organizers of the upcoming 2016 Community Career Resource Fair scheduled to be held in Moultrie on Thursday, March 24, say they hope the event will be a catalyst in transitioning local job hunters into members of a viable workforce. An estimated 50 local businesses and industries will assemble in the Southwest Georgia Bank Conference Center at Southern Regional Technical College’s (SRTC) Veterans Parkway location from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for the 2016 Community Career Resource...



SRTC CIS Students Receive Real-World Application from Guest Lecturer

In photo: Chris Maroney, Networking Administrator at Flower Foods, guest lectured students in the Computer Information Systems Program at SRTC. Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Computer Information Systems (CIS) students recently entertained a very special classroom visitor. Chris Maroney is a Systems Network Engineer at Flower Foods, and has been a SRTC CIST Advisory Committee member for over 5 years. As a past student and instructor of the former Southwest Georgia...



SRTC Students Successful at PBL Southern District Conference

The Georgia Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) South District Conference was recently held at the Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Tifton Campus. The event featured over 130 students from throughout the southern region, including representatives from all three SRTC PBL chapters. Many competitors from SRTC finished in the top two of their respective events and will represent SRTC at the PBL State Competition to be held in Atlanta, GA in April. Competitors placing first in their respective...



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,...



SRTC Electrical Systems Student Honored

Pictured from left to right: James Potts and Phillip Ricks from City Electric Supply On Monday, February 22nd James Potts received the Klein Tools Outstanding Student award for the Electrical Systems program at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) in Moultrie. Top students are evaluated based on their overall and programmatic grade point average and their performance in lab simulations. Potts has maintained a 3.94 GPA while double majoring in Electrical Systems and Carpentry. He...



Moultrie Mayor Issues Proclamation for FBLA-PBL Week

On February 8, 2016, members of Colquitt County High School's (CCHS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Southern Regional Technical College's (SRTC) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) met with Moultrie Mayor Bill McIntosh where he signed and issued a proclamation in recognition of FBLA-PBL week, observed nationally this year from February 8th – 12th. PBL is a national, nonprofit organization and educational association with a quarter million student members preparing for careers in...



SRTC Provides Educational Foundation for Successful Former Student

While growing up in Tifton, GA, Blake McRae didn’t often give much thought to his future. A typical, average high-school student, he found himself struggling to decipher exactly which direction his life and career were headed. Upon graduating from Tift County High School in 2001, Blake enrolled at the former Moultrie Technical College’s Tifton site and began taking bookkeeping courses under the tutelage of Melody Tawzer. “Not only did Mrs. Tawzer have a tremendous impact on me...



National GED® test changes have positive impact on SRTC students

National scoring system enhancements mean almost 1,900 former Georgia GED® test-takers now eligible to pass; at least 25 in surrounding area. Atlanta – Almost 1,900 Georgia students may achieve a passing grade on their GED® Test thanks to new scoring enhancements by the national GED® Testing Service. The passing score for high school equivalency has been recalibrated from 150 to 145, which means that 1,880 Georgia students who, since Jan. 1, 2014, have received scores from 145 to...