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July 27, 2011
Holtkamp Heating & Air Awards Scholarships to Gwinnett Tech Students
Scholarship funds tuition, books and program supplies
Two Gwinnett Technical College students have been awarded the Holtkamp HVAC Scholarship, the first recipients of the scholarship fund recently established by Holtkamp Heating & Air, a leading locally owned and operated HVAC company.
Gwinnett Tech air conditioning technology students Earle Lewis and Justin Vanover were given the Holtkamp HVAC scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Each student received a full scholarship covering tuition, books and program supplies.
As a way to support local education and identify potential future employees, Holtkamp Heating & Air owners Matthew and Suzanne Holtkamp established the scholarship for exceptional students who have been accepted into GTC's Air Conditioning Technology program.
"We have always been big fans and supporters of Gwinnett Tech. We appreciate the quality training that comes from this exceptional school, especially their Air Conditioning Technology program," says Matthew Holtkamp, the company's president. "Students are given not only academic training, but a hands-on experience to prepare them well for the 'real world' of heating and air."
"When we interview a prospective employee who has graduated from Gwinnett Tech, they consistently outperform their counterparts. And often, land the job!" Holtkamp adds. "We wanted to applaud this standard of excellence and are very proud to offer the Holtkamp HVAC scholarship each semester."
Holtkamp Heating & Air is owned and operated by Matthew and Suzanne Holtkamp and services all of Gwinnett County. A Trane Comfort Specialist Dealer, 5 Star Kudzu rated and voted "Best of Gwinnett" for 2009 and 2010, Holtkamp HVAC continues to lead the industry in energy efficient comfort solutions and superior customer service. Visit www.HoltkampHVAC.com for more about their Lifetime Warranty and "There in Three" Service Guarantee.
GTC offers an associate degree and diploma in air conditioning technology, as well as a diploma in electrical systems technology. Four additional certificate programs are also offered, including those for air conditioning electrical technician, air conditioning system maintenance technician, photovoltaic systems installation and repair technician, and refrigeration system service technician.
Gwinnett Tech offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. 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 callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.