Central Georgia Technical College is offering free practice GED tests until Feb. 28 to all current or potential adult students at one of the local Adult Education Learning Centers in the school’s 12-county service area. The free practice test must be taken at a CGTC learning center.
Students who take the GED Ready practice test will find out if they are ready to pass the exam and what skills they need to work on to pass the high school equivalency test. They will also receive a personalized study plan. Students can also learn about classes and other resources to help them prepare for the GED test.
In addition, adults who are ready to take their first GED test can save $10 if they schedule it by Feb. 28. The discount is for first-time test-takers on any of the four GED test subjects: reasoning through language arts, mathematical reasoning, science or social studies.
MIDDLE GEORGIA STATE HOSTING NURSING FAQ
Middle Georgia State College’s Department of Nursing is hosting Frequently Asked Questions sessions about its programs during the month of February on four campuses. All sessions are free and open to the public.
MGA nursing department representatives will discuss pre-nursing coursework, ASN vs. pre-licensure BSN programs and criteria for competitive admission. Nursing professors will answer questions about things students should expect once admitted into the program.
For more information, contact Tia Stephens at 478-471-2761 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Lisa Kelly at 478-934-3314 or email@example.com.
HOUSTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HOSTING CTAE OPEN HOUSE
Houston County High School will host an open house for rising ninth-graders at 5 p.m. Tuesday. “A Journey to Success: A CTAE Exploration” is an opportunity for parents and students to learn about the careers and opportunities offered by the career, technical and agricultural education program.
Houston County High School is located at 920 Highway 96 in Warner Robins.
STATE SUPERINTENDENT SELECTS STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL
State School Superintendent Richard Woods has selected 64 Georgia students to serve on his 2015 Student Advisory Council. Throughout the school year, these middle and high school students will meet with Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom. Members of the Student Advisory Council will also discuss other issues related to education and will serve as the superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools.
Four Middle Georgia students were selected for the council. At the high school level, Central High School’s Michaela Woody and Northside High School’s William Crouch were chosen, while Benjamin Trofemuk from the Academy of Classical Education and Perry Middle School’s Phoebe Guidry were selected from the middle school level.
LUNA SELECTED AS CGTC GOAL WINNER
Steven “Cody” Luna, an Aviation Maintenance Technology student from Warner Robins, has been named the winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership at Central Georgia Technical College. This award is the highest honor a student can receive within the Technical College System of Georgia. He will now move on to the region and state competitions.
Luna was announced as the college’s winner at the Fall Semester Awards Day ceremony held recently. He received a plaque recognizing his accomplishments and a financial gift from the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation.
As the CGTC winner, Luna will represent students at the Warner Robins, Macon and Milledgeville campuses, as well as centers throughout the 11-county service area.
HOUSTON COUNTY NUTRITION COORDINATOR WINS AWARD
Houston County School Nutrition Coordinator Shana Wood was presented the National Silver Spirit Award at the National Foodservice Achievement Management Excellence ceremony held Jan. 11 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Wood was given the award because of her commitment to her profession and her influence on the health of children.
The FAME Awards are the most prestigious acknowledgement of success in the school nutrition industry, presented annually to outstanding leaders to recognize their achievement, innovation and service.
CGTC NAMES HODGE AS EAGLE WINNER
Nadia Hodge was named the Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education winner for Central Georgia Technical College. Hodge, who is from Jones County, was nominated for the award by instructor Marilyn Norfleet.
As CGTC’s EAGLE delegate, Hodge will travel to Atlanta in March for the EAGLE Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors those students who have demonstrated superior achievement in adult education classes and programs.