Shakespeare Comes to Wiregrass!

Area high school students enrolled in Wiregrass Tech’s Move On When Ready (MOWR) program recently had their eyes opened and ears tickled with the language of William Shakespeare. On Tuesday, April 18, Wiregrass hosted the Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse. The actors with the traveling group performed, “Shakespeare: The Language that Shaped a World.” They sharedContinue reading “Shakespeare Comes to Wiregrass!”

8th Annual Geekfest held on the Valdosta Campus

Approximately 1100 students from area middle and high schools attended the 8th Annual Wiregrass Geekfest on Friday, March 17 on the Valdosta Campus. The students toured the programs and enjoyed lunch sponsored by Chik-Fil-A, SCW, Dell, and the Valdosta-Lowndes Development Authority. A group of seniors from Cook High School also took advantage of a specialContinue reading “8th Annual Geekfest held on the Valdosta Campus”

Students “Get Wired” for Allied Health

On Tuesday, February 28, our annual “Get Wired for Allied Health” event was held on the Valdosta Campus. Almost 1000 students from 18 different high schools and middle schools got to see “up close” some of the allied health programs offered at Wiregrass.

2017 Wiregrass Awards Luncheon

Our annual award luncheons were held recently on the Ben Hill-Irwin and Valdosta Campuses. Honored were: the Wiregrass GOAL winner Eli Metts, Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year Donna Norman, winner of the Lewis I. Brinson, Sr. Leadership award, Bonnie Kelly, and Roxane Gay winner of the James A. Bridges Vanguard Award. Years of ServiceContinue reading “2017 Wiregrass Awards Luncheon”

Write Night Ceremonies 2016

Write Night ceremonies were held on the Valdosta and Ben Hill-Irwin Campuses recently celebrating the ninth edition of the award-winning literary journal, “The Wiregrass Reader.” The goal of the journal is to promote literacy within the Wiregrass region of Georgia while preserving and honoring its ecological, historical, and cultural legacy.

GET WIRED! Event Held on the Valdosta Campus

Over 1,000 students signed up to participate in the Get Wired for a Career event held on the Valdosta Campus Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Programs featured were the technical and industrial programs, along with horticulture, cosmetology, barbering, and culinary arts. Thank you to our wonderful sponsors who helped make the event possible!

6th Annual Corks and Forks

Corks and Forks is a Wiregrass Foundation South annual fundraising event. Monies raised are used to fund scholarships, textbook assistance for students, program expansions, equipment and supplies for programs. Area chefs prepared appetizers and showed off their culinary talents for our guests. Silent and live auctions were also held throughout the night with items donatedContinue reading “6th Annual Corks and Forks”

Practical Nursing Forum held on the Valdosta Campus

Wiregrass GA Tech recently hosted a Practical Nursing Forum sponsored by the Technical College System of Georgia. Practical Nursing is one of 28 programs offered at Wiregrass that qualifies for the Governor’s Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG).