South Georgia Technical College - Best Community College in Georgia - Four Years!

Congratulations! Dr. John Watford, President of South Georgia Technical College, proudly announced that the college has once again secured the esteemed title of Best Community College in Georgia for the year 2024. This marks the fourth consecutive year.

South Georgia Technical College has been named as the Best Community College in Georgia for 2024 by This is the fourth consecutive year that South Georgia Technical College has earned this distinction by two different organizations. Learn more:


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