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Rix named SGTC Student of Excellence for September

AMERICUS — Jennifer Rix of Americus, a South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) horticulture student, was named SGTC Student of Excellence for the month of September during the college’s recent student recognition ceremony held in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on SGTC’s Americus campus. She received a plaque of recognition and a financial award from SGTC for her accomplishments. Rix was nominated for this honor by SGTC Horticulture instructor Mark Collier.
Each month, students from certain divisions selected for that month are nominated for the Student of Excellence award by their instructors. The winner is selected based on a number of criteria, including grades, work ethics, participation in clubs and organizations, and amount of program completion. Each nominee is presented with a certificate and a SGTC Student of Excellence T-shirt.
Other nominees included Ricardo Rivera of Vienna, air conditioning technology; Jennifer White of Americus, drafting; Colton Smith of Ellaville, electronics technology; Curtis Duckworth of Camilla, electrical systems technology; Kyle Hawkins of Albanay, machine tool technology; and Joseph Reid of Richland, welding and joining technology.
Additional nominating instructors included Glynn Cobb, air conditioning technology; Lora Wiseman, drafting technology; Mike Collins, electronics technology; Phil Deese, representing electrical systems technology; Gil Pittman, machine tool technology; and Ted Eschmann, welding and joining technology.

Seated, are SGTC Student of Excellence nominees Ricardo Rivera, Colton Smith, Curtis Duckworth and Joseph Reid. Standing, from left, are nominating instructors Glynn Cobb, Mike Collins, Phil Deese, Ted Eschmann and Gil Pittman.

Seated, are SGTC Student of Excellence nominees Ricardo Rivera, Colton Smith, Curtis Duckworth and Joseph Reid. Standing, from left, are nominating instructors Glynn Cobb, Mike Collins, Phil Deese, Ted Eschmann and Gil Pittman.