West Georgia Technical College Honors Graduates at 2024 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

Brother Sister

Brother and sister Seth and Hannah Hill pose for photos after receiving their diplomas in Welding and Joining Technology.

CARROLLTON, GA – West Georgia Technical College (WGTC) celebrated its graduates on Thursday, May 9 with two commencement ceremonies at the Murphy Campus Conference Center in Waco and the Callaway Conference Center in LaGrange. The ceremonies honored students who received associate degrees, diplomas, and technical certificates across various fields, including healthcare, information technology, business, and industrial technologies.

267 students walked across the stage to receive their degree, diploma, or technical certificate from WGTC President Dr. Julie Post, with some students obtaining more than one credential. Over 1,000 awards were conferred this semester.

The keynote speeches were given by Sara Ray, CEO and President of the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce, at the Murphy Campus, and by Candace Boothby, CEO and President of the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce, at the LaGrange Campus. Both speakers shared their inspiring journeys and highlighted the transformative power of technical education.


Mother Daughter

Mother and daughter duo, Twana Williams and Sabreyon Williams celebrate graduating together.


The joy of graduation was amplified for two families who celebrated multiple family members graduating together – a highlight at both ceremonies. Hannah Hill and her brother Seth Hill both received Welding and Joining Technology diplomas at the Murphy ceremony. At the LaGrange ceremony, Twana Williams received her Culinary Arts diploma, while her daughter, Sabreyon Q. Williams, received an Associate of Applied Science in Business Healthcare Technology.

“Our graduates have shown incredible tenacity and commitment to their education,” WGTC President Dr. Julie Post said. “We are immensely proud of each one of them and are confident they will continue to achieve great success in their future endeavors.”

For more information about West Georgia Technical College and its programs, visit westgatech.edu.

West Georgia Technical College, with campuses in Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson, and Troup counties and class sites in Heard and Meriwether counties, offers more than 120 associate degree, diploma, and technical certificate programs of study. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, West Georgia Tech is one of the largest of the state’s 22 technical colleges. For more information, please visit www.westgatech.edu.

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