MOULTRIE — Moultrie Technical College announced its 21 student nominees for the 2013 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership on Jan. 9, according to Lisa Newton, MTC’s GOAL coordinator. Annual GOAL winners represent MTC as the Student of the Year. Moultrie Tech’s winner will represent the college in its four-county service area of Colquitt, Tift, Turner and Worth and will be announced on Jan. 29 at an awards luncheon in Moultrie. A statewide winner will be selected in April. Pictured are the 2013 GOAL nominees who either attend one of the MTC campuses in Moultrie or reside near the Moultrie campuses. Front row, from left, are Cindy Coney, Anna Odom, Alanna Tillery, Lindsey Lumpkin, Elizabeth Felts, Gayle Campero and Michele Bell. On the back row, from left, are Samuel Soosani, John Bruns, LaToya Posey, Ellen McCorvey and Brooks Baker. Not pictured are nominees Lillie Hill, Veronica Watts and Nathan Wilburn.
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