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March 05, 2008
Gwinnett Tech Students Earn State Honors from Delta Epsilon Chi
Five place in statewide career development conference; GTC honored in resolution
Five Gwinnett Technical College students were named state winners at this year's Georgia Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX) State Career Development conference.
Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX) is an international organization for college students preparing for a variety of careers which fosters development through several avenues including annual skills competitions, networking with industry leaders and leadership training.
Taking home state honors for Gwinnett Tech were:
- Donnie Palmer and Holly Pezzano: First place in team Entrepreneurship
- Jessica Deresch: Third place in Retail Management
- Christina Hoffman and Wendell Smith: Third place in team Sports and Entertainment Marketing
All five students will now advance to the International Delta Epsilon Chi conference to be held April 12 - 15 in Atlanta. Palmer is a Sports and Marketing Recreation student at GTC, while the other four are enrolled in the Marketing Management program.
Deresch was also nominated and elected treasurer of the Georgia Delta Epsilon Chi state chapter.
Additionally, Gwinnett Technical College received recognition in a resolution from Representative Virgil Fludd, District 66, Georgia House of Representatives, commending the experiential learning delivered by GTC through its Marketing Management program.
DEX offers students an opportunity to learn leadership skills, network with peers and business leaders, and experience competition, getting them ready for the world of competition and professional development.
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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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