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WGTC - Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

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Transcript of WGTC - Ben Hill-Irwin Campus

Building futures, one student at a time.
Fitzgerald, Georgia
Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
Ben Hill, Irwin and Wilcox County Snapshot
Agriculture
Education
Government
Healthcare
Manufacturing/Distributing
Professional
Retail/Services
Economic Development
Economic Development
65 companies served
9,449 hours of contract training
Mana Nutrition Quick Start Project
Continuing Education
69,890 hours in FY 2012
GED Preparation Testing
Adult Education
60 BH students earned GED in FY12
51 BH students earned GED in FY13
Adult Literacy
357 BH students served in FY12
373 BH students served in FY13
Allied Health
Business Education
Professional Services
Technical and Industrial
Credit Instruction
Associate Degrees

Ben Hill County School
Irwin County Schools
Communities in School
Civic Clubs
Relay for Life
Kids Camp
Certified Literate Community Program
Community Involvement
Cosmetology students provided manicures for Ben Hill Middle School students as an award from administrators.
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Student Focused
Wiregrass Foundation North
Ben Hill
County
2013-4 Cohort Graduation Rate - 83.5%
Percentage of adults over 25 with high school credentials (2008-2012 census) - 75.4%
Irwin

County
2013-4 Cohort Graduation Rate - 66.7%
Percentage of adults over 25 with high school credentials (2008-2012 census)-77.2%
Business Administration Technology
Computer Support Specialist
Criminal Justice Technology
Networking Specialist
Diplomas
Automotive Fundamentals
Automotive Technology
Business Administrative Technology
Cosmetology
Early Childhood Care/Education
Electrical Systems Technology
Health Information Coding
Industrial Systems Technology
Marketing Management
Networking Specialist
Practical Nursing
Telecommunications & Security Technology
Welding & Joining Technology
18 Technical Certificates
Since 1970
2013- Awarded $174,000 in Scholarships!
scholarship for students
textbook assistance for students
support for pinning ceremonies for healthcare programs
special tuition assistance for students of commercial truck driving (limited HOPE grant coverage)
support for GOAL nominees & finalist
support for business-education partnership meetings
equipment & supplies for programs
program expansions
63 Irwin students served in FY12
65 Irwin students served in FY13
22 Irwin students earned GED in FY12
21 Irwin students earned GED in FY13
Ben Hill County
Population 17,634
Irwin County
Population 9,538
Ben Hill Labor Force
Work Force
5,996
Employed
5,426
Unemployed
570
Unemployed Rate
9.5%
Irwin County Labor Force
Work Force
3,268
Employed
2,907
Unemployed
361
Unemployment Rate
11%
Ben Hill-Irwin Campus
Wilcox County Labor Force
Population - 8,750
Labor Force
2,969
Employment
2,629
Unemployed
340
Unemployment Rate
11.5%
109 Wilcox students earned GED in FY12
73 Wilcox students earned GED in FY13
45 Wilcox students served in FY12 and FY13
Wilcox

County
2013-4 Cohort Graduation Rate - 65.3%
Wilcox County
Financial Aid Options
Federal Pell Grant
HOPE Grant
HOPE Scholarship
Veterans Programs
Workforce Investment Act
Wirgrass Foundation Scholarship
Work Study Program

At Wiregrass... Everyone Wins!
Students get an education
The workforce gets additional skilled labor
The community gets the benefit of an educated workforce AND economic growth in their community.
A College for Everyone...
Day Classes
Online Classes
Evening Classes
Paying Out Pocket?
Payment Plan Option
Early Childhood/Care Education
Evening Classes Offered:
Early Childhood/Care Education...Cosmetology...Automotive...Welding...
Allied Health/Nursing...Industrial Systems Technology...Business Administrative Technology...Criminal Justice... and core courses
Percentage of adults over 25 with high school credentials (2008-2012 census) - 74.5%
Student Resources
Student Success
Free tutoring
Free Career guidance
Study skills
Mathematics lab
Special Populations
Single parents
Economically disadvantaged
Single pregnant women
Displaced homemakers
Students with disabilities
Students with limited English proficiency
Students enrolled in nontraditional programs
Services for students with disabilities
Student activities
Counseling referral services
Career services
Criminal Justice Technology
High School Students
SKills USA
Wiregrass Collegiate Fellowship
National Honor Society
Student Leadership Council
Student Veterans of America Club
Student Organizations
Dual Enrollment
ACCEL program
Join Enrollment
Move on When Ready
Samples of training we offer
Child Care Provided Cont. Education
Basic Computer Skills
Crane Operator
Blue Card Level 1A Certification
CE for Electricians and Contractors
Customer Service Skills
CPR/First Aid/AED
Custodial Training
Drivers Education
High School Leadership Camp
Telephone Etiquette
Leadership Academy
Mircosoft Applications
PLC/Advanced Automation
OSHA Training
Lean/Six Sigma
ROPES Teambuilding
Private Computer Training
Earn college credit while in high school!
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