VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - The Valdosta campus of Georgia Military College celebrated its 40th anniversary in the community Thursday.
Executive Director Billie Washburn said decades ago that the school started on Moody Air Force Base. Now she said that they’re proud to be one of the biggest campuses in the Georgia Military College System.
“We want to level the playing field for every kid from every walk of life, from every background. Because we are open enrollment, we start with pre-college classes. So they come here and can go anywhere," said Washburn.
Washburn said it’s a privilege for them to have an impact on the younger generation in the community every day.
She said they thank the community and their community partners for supporting them for the past 40 years.
Washburn said they hope to give back as much as they’ve received and to continue growing for the next 40 years and beyond.