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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany Technical College is being recognized as one of the top three finalists for the Perdue Award for the Technical College of the Year for 2012.

Albany Tech was the runner up for their award during the December 6 meeting of the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia.

The TCSG State Board Chair Lynn Cornett honored Albany Tech's record of achievement and also praised the school's faculty and staff efforts.

"The members of the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia are proud to recognize Albany Technical College as a finalist for Georgia's 2012 Technical College of the year," said Lynn Cornett, TCSG State Board Chair.

The TCSG State Board evaluates the system's 25 technical colleges based on categories of national awards, administrative efficiencies and enrollment in technical and adult educational programs etc.

The top-rated college will receive the Perdue Award and the runner-ups will receive board resolution recognizing their success.

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