OFTC GOAL and Rick Perkins Winners speak at Sandersville Rotary | Schools
Sandersville, GA - Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s 2014 GOAL and Rick Perkins winners spoke to the Sandersville Rotary Club on Thursday, April 3rd about the importance of technical education.
Janet Smith, OFTC’s GOAL and Rick Perkins Coordinator, gave the Rotarians an overview of both programs before introducing the College’s 2014 GOAL winner Miriam Holtzclaw, an accounting student at OFTC's Sandersville campus. Miriam spoke about her choice of technical education and how important a local, affordable education was to her and her family.
GOAL is a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia that honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college students.
Smith also introduced the College’s 2014 Rick Perkins Award winner Kim Meeks, an English instructor at OFTC's Dublin campus. Kim spoke to the group about her choice to teach at a technical college and the incredible opportunities available to skilled graduates of technical education.
The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors technical education’s most outstanding instructors.
“We also appreciate the support of both the Sandersville and Dublin Rotary Clubs whose members served as judges during our local level of competition for GOAL," said Smith. "Both Miriam and Kim have a great message about the importance of technical education in their lives, and we were proud to share it with the Sandersville Rotary Club today."
“We wish both Miriam and Kim success at the state level of competition on April 23rd and 24th in Atlanta,” said Smith.