FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 15, 2014
JAMESTOWN - Guilford Technical Community College
students will showcase their talents during Student Presentation
Day 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, April 16 on the ground floor of
Medlin Campus Center on GTCC's Jamestown Campus, 601 High Point
Road. The annual event sponsored by the GTCC Foundation gives
students an opportunity to present an academic, technical or
professional accomplishment related to a curriculum area.
This year's presentations will include displays, exhibits and
demonstrations from students in the following programs: culinary,
communications, business, early childhood, advertising and graphic
design, art, cosmetology, English and humanities, psychology and
In addition, the GTCC Music Ensemble, directed by GTCC Music
Program Coordinator Dr. Mark Wheeler, will perform as the final act
of the event at 11:30 a.m. in the cafeteria.
GTCC faculty, staff and students as well as the general public are
invited to attend the free event.
"One of the rewarding parts of our jobs is being able to be part
of the educational growth process in our students," said Megan
Simpson, Student Presentation Day committee chair and associate
professor of English at GTCC. "We've all watched one or several
students not just do excellent work, but go beyond that - work that
moves into the creative and exceptional arenas. Student
Presentation Day provides a venue for showing off those 'sparks of
genius.' This is the event that really demonstrates why we work at
GTCC and represents our superior educational reputation."
To view this year's schedule of events, visit /media/362171/shine_program.pdf.
Guilford Technical Community College is the third largest of
58 institutions in the NC Community College System. GTCC serves
more than 40,000 students annually from four major campuses and
three specialized centers. Learn more at www.gtcc.edu.
- Carla Kucinski/GTCC