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In our community: North Georgia Technical College hands out alumni awards
NGTC alumni awards
North Georgia Technical College alumni award recipients were, from left, Michael Huff, Brian Jones, Adam Fulbright, Cassandra Wilkins and Patricia Cole Dooley.

A number of awards were handed out at North Georgia Technical College’s Alumni Association Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony on the Clarkesville campus. 

Young Alumni Award recipients were Adam Fulbright, Michael Huff and Tony Jacob Wilson. The awards are presented to individuals who have graduated within the past five years who have made outstanding contributions professionally or in the community. 

Fulbright is a 2013 graduate of the industrial systems technology program who went on to work at Pharma Tech Industries. He started the Fulbright Industrial Systems Technology Scholarship, which is awarded annually to an IST student at North Georgia Tech.

Huff is a 2015 graduate of the associate of science in nursing program. Huff was part of the first nursing class to graduate from NGTC and since then has started his career working as a director at Pruitt Health.

Wilson graduated from the criminal justice program in 2016 after completing service with the U.S. Navy. Upon graduating NGTC, Wilson began working as a corrections officer and recently graduated with his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Reinhardt University. 

Career Achievement Awards were given to Brian Jones and Cassandra Wilkins.

Jones graduated in 2004 from the EMT/firefighter program and again in 2010 from the LPN program. After working as both a volunteer and professional firefighter, Jones pursued nursing. Upon graduating from the nursing program at NGTC, he accepted a position as a Life Flight EMT.  

Wilkins graduated from the business information technology program in 1996. Wilkins then moved on to receive both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. She serves as the human resources director for ASI Southeast.

Patricia Cole Dooley received the 2018 Hall of Fame Award, which recognizes an NGTC student who graduated at least 20 years prior to nomination and is distinguished professionally. Dooley graduated NGTC with her LPN in 1974 and moved on to continue her education, ultimately receiving her post-master’s in psychiatric mental health. She continued to practice medicine until retiring last year.

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