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May 28, 2010
Gwinnett Tech Radiologic Technology Program Students and Faculty Earn Scholarships and Accolades from the Medical Community
Gwinnett Tech Instructor Chris Kowtko Named Technologist of the Year
Gwinnett Technical College Radiologic Technology program students and faculty have received awards, scholarships and accolades from the Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc. and Emory Johns Creek Hospital Auxiliary.
Chief among the honors is the naming of Gwinnett Tech radiologic technology instructor Chris Kowtko as the 2010 Technologist of the Year by the Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc.
"What's impressive is that the board of directors at the organization had to agree on who to choose for that award," says Jim Sass, Radiologic Technology program director. "Her win is well deserved. She is extremely active within the state and the community."
Additionally, Gwinnett Tech's 2010 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner, Tai Le, was awarded a $500 Tolan Scholarship from the Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc. Le, a radiologic technology student, also won a $2,000 Bob Osborn Scholarship from the Emory Johns Creek Hospital Auxiliary. The Bob Osborn Scholarship was expanded this year to include three additional recipients who received $1,000 scholarships. Those recipients were Gwinnett Tech students Nicole Bell, Jessica Sargent and Michelle Mason.
"We're so thankful that the Emory Johns Creek Hospital Auxiliary was willing to do all that for us," says Sass. "They expanded the scholarship offering for our deserving students and we really appreciate that."
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree in Radiologic Technology, plus certificate programs for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) specialist and computed tomography (CT) clinical specialist.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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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.
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