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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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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,...