SGTC hosting Alumni and Sophomore Day celebration

January 30, 2018
Sophomore and Alumni Day set for February 10th at SGTC.
Sophomore and Alumni Day set for February 10th at SGTC.

South Georgia Technical College is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018 and in recognition of this milestone, the college will be hosting an Alumni Day Celebration on Saturday, February 10th in the James S. Peters gymnasium in conjunction with the Jets and Lady Jets basketball games and Sophomore Day recognition. Students, retirees and alumni will be admitted to the games for free.
All South Georgia Technical College alumni and former faculty and staff members are encouraged to come out and join in the celebration. The 2017 – 2018 Jets and Lady Jets sophomores will be recognized between the two basketball games around 2:30 p.m. and then the alumni and former faculty and staff will be recognized during the half-time of the Jets ball game around 3:30 p.m.
The Alumni Day Celebration will kick-off at 10:30 a.m. with an Alumni Basketball game featuring former Jets and Lady Jets basketball standouts. Following that activity, there will be a Hot Dog and Hamburger cookout and Tailgate event sponsored by the Americus-Sumter County Chamber of Commerce and Imerys Refracturing Minerals.
The tailgating event will lead into the top ranked Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Lady Jets basketball team facing off against the Georgia Highlands Lady Chargers, who are coached by former SGTC Lady Jets coach Brandon Harrell. The number two ranked Jets will take to the court at 3 p.m. against the top ranked Georgia Highlands Chargers following the Sophomore Day recognition of the 2017 – 2018 Jets and Lady Jets sophomores.
Special 70th anniversary t-shirts will be available while supplies last, during the SGTC Alumni Day Celebration on February 10th as part of the college’s 70th anniversary celebration. Admission to the games and the tailgating events are Free.
During the college’s 70th anniversary celebration, SGTC will be highlighting alumni and their accomplishments. If you or someone you know are an alumni of South Georgia Technical College, please share your story by contacting Su Ann Bird at 229-931-2248 or Also if you share information on social media, please use #SGTC70.