NGTC awards

North Georgia Technical College recently named is Employee of the Year and also handed out awards for years of service at the college’s annual service awards holiday banquet.


Darin Boozer of Clarkesville was named the 2022 Employee of the Year.


Boozer, the shipping and receiving technician, has been employed by the college since 2018. Boozer was nominated by fellow staff members and was complimented on his positive attitude and willingness to always go above and beyond.


NGTC President John Wilkinson also presented the 2022 Employee Service Awards, recognizing those who have given distinguished years of service to NGTC and the Technical College System of Georgia.


Among those receiving five-year service awards included Julie Graves of Martin, Brandon Provitera and Bethany Elrod both of Toccoa.


Ten-year service awards went to Tracey Calvin of Carnesville, Ga.; Dustin Emhart of Clayton, Ga.; and Dr. Kallan Williams of Demorest, Ga.


15-year certificates were awarded to Christy Bivins of Toccoa, Ga.; Vickie Brown of Clarkesville, Ga.; Shannon Gary of Cornelia, Ga.; Michelle Likins of Toccoa, Ga.; and Dr. Martha Marquardt of Blue Ridge, Ga.


Sherry Seal and Savonda Turner both of Toccoa received 20-year service awards.



Wilkson said afterward he is very proud of those recipients and commended them each for their outstanding achievement.


Wilkinson said it is an honor to work with them and to witness the tremendous efforts they put forth each day for our students and the college.