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Good grades pay off big for Albany Tech student

July 17, 2007

Albany -- Albany Technical College student Keldrique Lofton has some new wheels to drive to campus.

Lofton was named the 2007 Student of the Year for the Technical College System of Georgia. For this achievement he received a new truck today, a Chevrolet Colorado from Wallace Chevrolet. State Farm insurance donated one-thousand dollars towards auto coverage.

While at Albany Tech, Lofton maintains a 3.85 GPA while working full time for Albany electric. He will address the Governor, General Assembly and several other organization throughout 2007.

Lofton, an industrial systems student at Albany Technical College, was selected from 155,000 technical college students as the Georgia Occupational Award Leadership (GOAL) winner in May.

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