Wiregrass Foundation North celebrated 31 years of giving at its annual meeting and banquet on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Premium Peanut of Douglas was presented the Heritage Award for their commitment to the college in hiring students as well as making a donation to the Foundation for students. For information on the Foundation and waysContinue reading “Wiregrass Foundation North Annual Meeting”
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”
The event was held on the Valdosta Campus of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College on Monday, September 19, 2016. Keynote speaker was Lyn Ross and her topic was “Ultimate Secret to Aging Skin.” There were panel discussions given by Sonya Merriman, MD, Betsy Perry Thacker, MD, and Emily Hunt, PhD, RPh as well as breakout sessionsContinue reading “Foundation South Event – The Art of Aging Well”
The tenth annual Gathering of Eagles symposium was held on the Valdosta Campus on Thursday, February 18. This annual event provides valuable services to our businesses and industries, and also serves as a fundraiser for our college foundation. Opening keynote speaker this year was Ricky Steele, President of Richard E. Steele, Jr. & Associates. TheContinue reading “Tenth Annual Gathering of Eagles”
With the generous contributions of our donors, Wiregrass Foundation North has provided support to students from Atkinson, Ben Hill, Coffee, Irwin, and Wilcox Counties for 30 years. The Foundation supports Wiregrass students with academic scholarships, GED testing scholarships, program books, supplies and equipment purchases.
The Wiregrass Foundation South annual fundraising event was held on April 30, 2015 at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts.
Valdosta High School teamed up with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and Valdosta Toyota Scion for a second year to offer the Keys to the Future Program. This program involves both the students and teachers requiring them to work together to set and achieve specific, individual goals for academics, attendance and extra-curricular activities throughout the schoolContinue reading “Keys to the Future!”