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Albany Tech's best and brightest honored

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Some of Albany Tech's best and brightest were honored for their achievements.

The college handed out its Georgia Occupational Awards of Leadership on Thursday.

The GOAL program recognizes exceptional technical college students for their academic excellence and personal achievement.

The program also spotlights the important role of technical training in our economy.

"They compete with each other to determine who is the best technical college student at the college.  Then they go on to Atlanta and compete with 39 or 40 other Technical College Students," said Dr. Anthony Parker, Albany Technical College President.

The group was narrowed to four, one will be chosen compete at the regional level.

An Albany Tech was the statewide GOAL winner two years ago and served as an ambassador of technical education in Georgia.

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