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FOR RELEASE ON: June 25, 2012

CGTC’s Lisa Stephens Wins SkillsUSA State President

Central Georgia Technical College Radiology Technology student Lisa Stephens was recently elected as the SkillsUSAPost-Secondary State President at the SkillsUSAState Competition held in Atlanta. Stephens is the first state officer for CGTC. Stephens is currently in KanasCity, Kan., representing CGTCand SkillsUSAof Georgia at the National SkillsUSACompetition. After working in retail for a number of years, she decided to start a new career, which led her to the Radiology Technology program. “Being a single mother of two, I needed more stability,” Stephens stated. In Stephen’s leadership role, she will advocate for SkillsUSAand technical education. Stephens stated that, “The American public needs to learn about the need for skilled workers and how they're educated. SkillsUSAhelps to put technical education in a more positive light.” About SkillsUSA SkillsUSAis an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public careers and technical programs. It provides quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizestotal quality at work—high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSAalso promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service. Its mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. For more information, contact the Director of Career Services, Tony Turner, at (478) 757-3432. ###

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CGTC student elected as the SkillsUSA Post-Secondary State President  
CGTC student elected as the SkillsUSA Post-Secondary State President  

CGTC student, Lisa Stephens, was recently elected as the SkillsUSA Post-Secondary State President at the SkillsUSA State Competition held in...