(Marietta, Ga. – May 21, 2014) This June more than 400 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college will be honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Marking the 50th anniversary of graduation ceremonies for what is now Chattahoochee Technical College, approximately 200 graduates are expected to walk in the ceremony in comparison to the 37 graduates from 1964. All who walk in the ceremony will be wearing special commemorative stoles for the occasion.
Scheduled for Tuesday, June 3, at 1 p.m., the ceremony will honor those completing their programs of study during the spring semester, including 38 students who completed an associate of applied science or diploma program with a 4.0 cumulative grade point average. Popular programs this semester include Allied Health Sciences, Accounting and Computer Information Systems Networking Specialist.
This year’s graduation speaker will be Technical College System of Georgia Assistant Commissioner of Administration Lisa Eason. Eason joined the TCSG in July 1999 as an accounting manager and was quickly promoted to director of accounting. In June 2003 she was promoted to executive director of administrative services. Prior to joining the TCSG, she served in position of accounting manager in the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner and, previous to that, as a state auditor in the Georgia Department of Audits. She earned a BBA in accounting from the University of West Georgia in 1996.