SGTC hosts special Christmas gala
The South Georgia Technical College Foundation and South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford hosted a special Christmas gala recently to thank all SGTC faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, foundation supporters, and business and industry partners for their support of the college and its students.
The special event was hosted in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the South Georgia Tech campus recently. Approximately 500 faculty and staff as well as foundation supporters and business and community members attended the special event.
South Georgia Technical College President John Watford and his wife, Barbara, greeted guests as they arrived. The event was held from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. and students and faculty from South Georgia Technical College’s culinary arts department prepared and served the hors d’oeuvres.
The hors d’oeuvres included: Lobster and Prosciutto Crostini with Herbed Goat Cheese, Crab and Shrimp Stuffed Mushrooms, Sausage and Cheese stuffed Mushrooms, Chicken Salad Profiteroles, International Cheeses and crackers, Boiled Shrimp, Pistachio Crusted Leg of Lamb, Carved Smoked Turkey, Carved Prime Rib, and Prosciutto and Parmesan Cheese Pinwheels. The deserts included: Cocoa Dusted Dark Chocolate Truffles, White Chocolate Coconut Truffles, Milk Chocolate dipped in chocolate, Martha Washington Candy, Buckeyes, Chocolate Mousse, Red Velvet cake pops, Samoa truffles, Two-bite Hershey Kisses Brownies, Christmas M&M Mini Brownies, Reese’ brownie Truffles and Decorated Sugar Cookies. There was also coffee, hot apple cider, and water available.
During this holiday season, the staff and faculty of South Georgia Technical College would like to thank everyone for their support of the college and the Foundation. “We appreciate the partnerships that we have formed with individuals and businesses throughout this area,” said South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford. “This special event is our way of saying thank you to faculty, staff, community leaders, and the individuals who have helped make our progress possible. With your support, we have been able to help students become successful and secure an outstanding education that prepares them for an exciting career. A trained workforce is valuable to our entire community! Thank you for your past support and we hope you will continue to support our students and this community in the future.”
Photos from the event can be found on the photo gallery section of the South Georgia Technical College website: wwwsouthgatech.edu and on the SGTC Facebook page.