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Albany Tech student wins state award

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ATLANTA, GA (WALB) -

An Albany Technical College student will represent the face of the Technical College System of Georgia for the next year.

At a banquet Thursday night in Atlanta, Aamir Greene was named the state winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership.

Greene is a decorated, retired Marine who served three tours in Iraq. He started his education in Albany Tech's Telecommunications Engineering Technology program last year.

Greene is President of the school's Student Government Association and part of the Achieving the Dream Core Team.

As the GOAL student of the year, he will travel Georgia as a spokesman for technical education. He wins a new car, and he also won an iPad.

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