Johnson named SGTC Student of Excellence for February
Janiyah Johnson of Stockbridge, a South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Early Childhood Care and Education student, was named SGTC Student of Excellence for February during the college’s recent student recognition ceremony held in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on SGTC’s Americus Campus.
Johnson was given a plaque of recognition and a financial award from SGTC for her accomplishments. She was nominated for this honor by SGTC Early Childhood and Education instructor Jaye Cripe. She was also honored earlier this year as a 2017 GOAL nominee.
Each month, students from certain divisions selected for that month are nominated for the Student of Excellence award by their instructors. This month’s ceremony recognized students in health and personal services programs at SGTC. The winner is selected based on a number of criteria, including grades, work ethics, participation in clubs and organizations, and amount of program completion. Each nominee is presented with a certificate and a South Georgia Technical College Student of Excellence T-shirt.
Other nominees included Tiana Reese of Americus, Barbering; Rachael Johnson of Oglethorpe, Cosmetology; Shermel McCluster of Americus, Criminal Justice Technology; Kyle Biggs of Leslie, Culinary Arts; Stefanie Turner of Oglethorpe, Medical Assisting; and Summer Driver of Americus, Practical Nursing.
Additional nominating instructors included Xavier Jackson, Barbering; Dorothea Lusane- McKenzie, Cosmetology; Teresa McCook, Criminal Justice; Ricky Watzlowick, Culinary Arts; Diana Skipper, Medical Assisting; and Jennifer Childs, Practical Nursing.