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Corey Long named SGTC Student of Excellence for January

AMERICUS — Corey L. Long, a South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) electrical systems technology and MetroPower co-op student from Cusseta, was named SGTC Student of Excellence for January during the college’s recent student recognition ceremony held in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on SGTC’s Americus campus.
Long received a plaque of recognition and a financial award from SGTC for his accomplishments. He was nominated for this honor by electrical systems technology instructor Tyler Wells.
“Corey’s punctual, has a good attitude, and an excellent work ethic,” said Wells. “He’s going to make a great employee for MetroPower.”
Long thanked his instructor for the nomination. “This is a great program,” he said. “I enjoy every day of it.”
Each month, students from certain divisions selected for that month are nominated for the Student of Excellence award by their instructors. This month’s ceremony recognized students in technical and industrial programs at SGTC. 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.

Seated, from left to right, are Student of Excellence nominees Fretavious Walker, Corey L. Long, Justin Barrera, Dannie Stewart, and Drew Payne (not pictured are Angelia S. Craig and Kenneth D. Parker). Standing, from left to right, are nominating instructors Lora Wiseman, Glynn Cobb, Tyler Wells, Mike Collins, Phil Deese, Ted Eschmann, and Gil Pittman.

Seated, from left to right, are Student of Excellence nominees Fretavious Walker, Corey L. Long, Justin Barrera, Dannie Stewart, and Drew Payne (not pictured are Angelia S. Craig and Kenneth D. Parker). Standing, from left to right, are nominating instructors Lora Wiseman, Glynn Cobb, Tyler Wells, Mike Collins, Phil Deese, Ted Eschmann, and Gil Pittman.

Other nominees included Fretavious Walker of Reynolds, air conditioning technology; Angelia S. Craig of Cordele, drafting technology; Justin Barrera of Leesburg, electronics technology; Dannie Stewart of Americus, industrial systems technology; Kenneth D. Parker of Leesburg, machine tool technology; and Drew Payne of Reynolds, welding and joining technology.
Additional nominating instructors included Glynn Cobb, air conditioning technology; Lora Wiseman, drafting technology; Mike Collins, electronics technology; Phil Deese, industrial systems technology; Gil Pittman, machine tool technology; and Ted Eschmann, welding and joining technology.