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Dual Enrollment Students Build Beds for Local Foster Kids.

Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Dual Enrollment Construction students at Colquitt County High School (CCHS) are working hard on a critical project: Handcrafting beds for local kids in foster care. Thanks to a partnership with The Forgotten Initiative (TFI), these students are meeting an unmet need in Moultrie and Colquitt County. TFI is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that supports agencies, foster families, and children in foster care by helping individuals across the...



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Lifelong Friends Set A New Standard For Dual Enrollment Together.

This Spring, Jimmy “Harlie” Parker and Michael “Chance” Causey will share a unique accomplishment. Within the span of one month, they will graduate from both Worth County High School (WCHS) and Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC). These young men will become the first two SRTC Dual Enrollment students to earn college diplomas in Welding & Joining Technology before they receive their high school diplomas. Both young men will walk across the stage at SRTC’s June 13th...



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#StartHere

What do we mean when we say #StartHere? #StartHere as a Dual Enrollment student in high school and get a jump on college credits at no cost to you or your parents. #StartHere with our Adult Education program that can help prepare you for the GED at no cost to you. #StartHere here with our free English Language Acquisition program. #StartHere and take advantage of one of our 155+ programs that are designed to get you successfully and quickly into your next career. #StartHere and...



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Dual Enrollment Student Earns High School Diploma and Associate Degree Simultaneously

Mackenzie O’Berry Nearly hidden by an impressive stack of bulky text books, Mackenzie O’Berry looks like a typical college woman as she studies at the Starbucks in Tifton, Georgia. Her glossy dark hair disappears into an oversized hoodie and stylish glasses frame her freshly scrubbed face. Her table is covered in notes, pens, and binders from this semester’s course load: SOCI 1101, ECON 1101, CRJU 2070, and COMP 1000. “Right now, I’m in my last semester here at Southern...



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From Eastern Europe…to the Welding Booth?

Matthew Goodwin The welding classroom on the Thomasville campus of Southern Regional Technical College is abuzz with activity. There is a continual sharp clanking of metal tools against metal objects. Bright blue sparks fly behind translucent plastic curtains, silhouetting helmeted students in vivid detail. The wide utility doors are open to the crisp autumn breeze, and dual-enrollment kids from various high schools in Thomas County circulate from station to station. One boy, Matthew,...



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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,...