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WCHS Lady Hawks Advance to Sweet 16

The Washington County High School Lady Hawks continue to dominate in post-season play defeating South Atlanta Hgh School in Atlanta Feb. 17, 57-54.  Leading scorers were Nia Johnson, Daknequa White, and Nijeria Jordan with 19, 17, and 12 points respectively. They advanced to the Sweet Sixteen and will play Calhoun High School in Calhoun Sat., Feb. 21, at 4:30 weather permitting.

Team members are Shaquetta Williams- #32 Sr.; Daknequa White- #23 Sr.; Aakiyah Harlemon-#11  Sr.; Nia Johnson- #3 Jr.; Jada Chapple- #10 Jr.; Ashlee Dixon-#25 So.; Courtney Johnson- #31 So.; Nijeria Jordan- #13 Fr.; Aniah Poole- #20 So.; Cemyia White- #22 So.; Kerryn Murray- #14 Jr.; Nikayona Warthen- #21 Fr.; and Daavaneek Brookins-#12 Jr. Sug Parker is head coach and Edwina Roberson is assistant coach.

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OFTC South Foundation Hosts Annual TOOLS Program

OFTC South Foundation Hosts Annual TOOLS Program

The OFTC Foundation-South, Inc. awarded tools to 17 Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) students at its TOOLS (Tools for Outstanding Occupational Leadership Students) program ceremony. During the 16th annual program held at the DuBose Porter Center, presenters shared the students’ inspiring stories of succeeding in the face of adversity and challenges.

“The students receiving the awards are a prime example of how OFTC provides the education for workforce development in the communities we serve,” said Dr. Lloyd Horadan, OFTC President.

The TOOLS Program is sponsored by the OFTC South Foundation, the Louie & Evelyn Livingston Family Foundation, and Morris Bank. The wide variety of essential tools, from stethoscopes, toolboxes to daycare items will help the following students to get a jump-start on their careers.

Cala Alligood, Radiologic Technology (Rentz)

Crystal Daniel, Medical Assisting (McRae-Helena)

OFTC Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL and Rick Perkins Awards

OFTC Names Semi-Finalists for GOAL and Rick Perkins Awards

Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) recently selected its semi-finalists for two distinguished, statewide awards programs. While the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) recognizes the success of technical students, the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors the college’s most outstanding instructors.

The following OFTC students were chosen for their academic excellence and leadership as GOAL semi-finalists:

• Brianna Carey, Respiratory Care (Telfair County)

• Karonda Hall, Respiratory Care (Laurens County)

• Olive Rehberg, Medical Assisting (Laurens County)

• Abbie Smith, Radiologic Technology (Bleckley County)

OFTC Recognizes Fall 2014 Scholars

OFTC Recognizes Fall 2014 Scholars

Dr. Lloyd Horadan, president of Oconee Fall Line Technical College, is pleased to announce the 150 students on the President’s List and 383 students on the Dean’s List for the 2014 Fall semester.

To be eligible for the President's List, students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher with a course load of at least 12 credit hours during the term. To be eligible for the Dean's List, students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and a course load of at least 7 credit hours during the semester.

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WCHS Players Named to All-Region Team

WCHS Players Named to All-Region Team

Congratulations to the following Washington County High School Golden Hawks who were named to the 2014 All-Region Football Team. “These young men made the All-Region Team and are so deserving. Please congratulatethem when you see them,” said Coach Joel Ingram.

Region Player of the Year: AJ Gray (WACO)

Defensive Player of the Year: Will Coneway (WACO)

Specialist of the Year: (PK) Wesley Rubiera (WACO)

First-Team Offense

OL-Logan Jones (WACO)

OL-Darius Deese (WACO)

WR-Jaquavious Latimer (WACO)

TE-CJ Davis (WACO)

First- Team Defense

DL- Logan Hunt (WACO)

LB-Dylan Steadman (WACO)

DB-Lorenzo Watts (WACO)

DB-Dylan Hilson (WACO)

Second-Team Offense

OL-Quinton Morris (WACO)

OL-Dylan Steadman (WACO)

RB-Darius Tucker (WACO)

RB-Justin Lawrence (WACO)

QB-Brandon Boykin (Butler)

Helton retires after 13 years at OFTC

Helton retires after 13 years at OFTC

Oconee Fall Line Technical College recognized the service of Practical Nursing Instructor Angela Helton at a retirement reception on Wednesday, December 10th at the College’s Sandersville Campus. Helton is retiring after 13 years of service with the College.

 

“Angela Helton is an extraordinary health care provider,” said Erica Harden, OFTC’s Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs. “As a nurse she provided care to thousands of people in Washington County, and she brought that same care, determination, and persistence to serving our students at Oconee Fall Line Technical College.”

 

“Because of her skill and love of nursing, Angela has been an asset to this community and to OFTC,” said Leslie Thigpen, OFTC’s Division Chair of Allied Health Sciences. “Words cannot express how our students have benefitted from having her as their instructor. She has been a wonderful coworker and a role model for many nurses in the area.”

 

WCHS Hawks Host Blessed Trinity in 3AAA Semi-finals

WCHS Hawks Host Blessed Trinity in 3AAA Semi-finals

The undefeated 13-0 Region Champion Golden Hawks host Blessed Trinity of Roswell in the semi-finals Friday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the House of Pain. Touchdown Club members reserved seating tickets are $15 and are on sale Monday thru Thursday from 9-12 and 2-3:30 in the WCHS front office. Friday hours are 9-12 in the front office.

General admission tickets are $15 and are on sale Monday – Thursday from 8-1 and 1:30-3:30 in the front office. Friday general admission sales end at noon in the front office. Tickets will be available Friday at the gate beginning at 6 p.m.

Photos by Mary Ann Bates