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Charla Brown attains GOAL scholarship
Bob Evans, left, awards Charla Brown, third from left, with North Georgia Technical College Foundation’s Marlowe-Evans GOAL Scholarship. Dr. Gail Thaxton, second from left, and Christy Bivins, right, congratulate her, too.

Charla Brown of Clayton, a pharmacy technology student at North Georgia Technical College, has been named as the 2014 winner of the NGTC Foundation’s Marlowe-Evans GOAL Scholarship.

GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership), a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia, honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college students. The scholarship, founded in 2005 by Jim Marlowe and Bob Evans, is given to one of the 12 GOAL semifinalists at NGTC who exemplifies the spirit of Bob Evans and Jim Marlowe through their community service and willingness to help others.

This year’s award was presented by Evans to Brown at the annual GOAL Banquet on Jan. 14 in the Ramsey-Hunter Dining Hall on the Clarkesville campus. Brown is the ninth recipient of the Marlowe-Evans GOAL Scholarship.

Brown has been involved in the Special Olympics and volunteered at the area animal shelter. She also regularly volunteers with the Rabun County schools.

To qualify for consideration to be a GOAL nominee, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate exemplary work ethics.

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