Ed­u­ca­tion Briefs DeKalb Tech hon­ors cam­pus or­ga­ni­za­tions

Cov­ing­ton stu­dents rec­og­nized at lo­cal cam­pus lun­cheon

The Covington News - - OPINION -

The DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus’ club and or­ga­ni­za­tion ad­vi­sors re­cently held a cer­e­mony and lun­cheon, honor­ing the ded­i­ca­tion and com­mit­ment of its cam­pus club and or­ga­ni­za­tion mem­bers.

The stu­dents were rec­og­nized with cer­tifi­cates and ac­co­lades.

Bar­bara Clay, co­or­di­na­tor of stu­dent ac­tiv­i­ties at the Cov­ing­ton cam­pus, said col­lege ad­min­is­tra­tors be­lieve in the im­por­tance of of­fer­ing a variety of clubs and or­ga­ni­za­tions for stu­dents to join.

“The friend­ships, the lead­er­ship train­ing, the com­mu­nity ser­vice op­por­tu­ni­ties and the av­enues of com­pe­ti­tion give our stu­dents valu­able ex­pe­ri­ences that are fun while en­hanc­ing the col­lege ex­pe­ri­ence,” Clay said. “Th­ese ex­pe­ri­ences on a re­sumé also speak vol­umes to prospec­tive em­ploy­ers who see that th­ese stu­dents are ded­i­cated, car­ing, hard work­ing in­di­vid­u­als who have demon­strated their com­mit­ment to go the ex­tra mile for their fel­low stu­dents, their col­lege, their com­mu­ni­ties and their ca­reer.”

Cam­pus Club and Or­ga­ni­za­tions at DTC are The Stu­dent Gov­ern­ment As­so­ci­a­tion (SGA), Na­tional Tech­ni­cal Honor So­ci­ety (NTHS), Phi Theta Kappa Honor So­ci­ety (PTK), DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege Chess Club (DTCCC), As­so­ci­a­tion of In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy Pro­fes­sion­als (AITP), Delta Ep­silon Chi (DEX), In­ter­na­tional Stu­dent Club (ISC), In­ter­na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Ad­min­is­tra­tive Pro­fes­sion­als (IAAP), Mu Lambda Tau (MLT), Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), Skill­sUSA, Stu­dent Ac­tiv­ity Vol­un­teer Ex­traor­di­naire (SAVE) and Stu­dent Sur­gi­cal Tech­nol­ogy Club. Clubs form­ing now at DTC are The Amer­i­can Crim­i­nal Jus­tice As­so­ci­a­tion, Lambda Al­pha Ep­silon, Para­le­gal Al­liance and the Psy­chol­ogy Club.

Law­ton en­rolls at private men’s col­lege

Christo­pher J. Law­ton has been ac­cepted by Ham­p­denSyd­ney Col­lege in Vir­ginia and will en­roll with an alumni award.

Law­ton is a grad­u­ate of New­ton High School and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Porter of Cov­ing­ton.

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Com­mit­ted stu­dents: DeKalb Tech­ni­cal Col­lege Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus’ club and or­ga­ni­za­tion ad­vi­sors re­cently hon­ored the ded­i­ca­tion and com­mit­ment of cam­pus club and or­ga­ni­za­tion mem­bers. Pic­tured, front row, from left, are, Di­rec­tor of Ad­mis­sions Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus James John­son, Para­le­gal Al­liance ad­vi­sors Celia Murray and Vir­gil Costley and SAVE Vol­un­teer Sa­man­tha For­rester. Sec­ond row: NTHS Pres­i­dent Ki­wanes Wal­lace, SGA Rep­re­sen­ta­tive and Skill­sUSA Pres­i­dent Shamyrrah Out­law, SAVE Vol­un­teer To­nia Smith, IAAP mem­ber Michelle Stodghill. Third row: SGA Rep­re­sen­ta­tive and PBL Pres­i­dent Tawanna Griggs, Mau­reen Watt and Ann Thomas (PBL Ad­vi­sors), Cornell Grant (NTHS Ad­vi­sor) Michelle Mann (SGA Rep­re­sen­ta­tive and Skill­sUSA Vice Pres­i­dent), Kris­ten Westrick (Phi Theta Kappa Ad­vi­sor), Kath­leen El­lzey (Phi Theta Kappa Vice Pres­i­dent), Les­ley Bow­ick (IAAP), Ryan Ma­son (IAAP Vice Pres­i­dent), Bar­bara Clay (Co­or­di­na­tor of Stu­dent Ac­tiv­i­ties Cov­ing­ton Cam­pus and Ad­vi­sor to SGA and SAVE).

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