More than 250 graduates from across Northwest Georgia will be walking the stage at the Dalton Convention Center onDec. 12,as they graduate from Georgia Northwestern Technical College.
GNTCs 2017 GOAL(Georgias Occupational Award of Leadership) Award winner, Miguel Ramirez, will be giving the graduating class their commencement speech. The Whitfield County resident represented the college in the GOALcompetition this past spring in Atlanta, Georgia.
An estimated 1,500 family members and friends are anticipated to be in attendance at the colleges commencement exercises. GNTC holds two ceremonies each year: a spring graduation each May in Rome, and a fall graduation each December in Dalton.
All graduates participating in the ceremony will be recognized for their academic achievements and presented with their associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. GNTC offers more than 200 programs online and on-campus. Campuses are located in Ringgold (Catoosa County Campus), Rome (Floyd County Campus), Calhoun (Gordon County Campus), Rockmart (Polk County Campus), Rock Spring (Walker County Campus), and Dalton (Whitfield Murray Campus).