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CPTC Foundation Hosts 9th Annual Sporting Clays Tournament

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation hosted the 9th annual Sporting Clays Tournament on May 4, 2024, at the Dorchester Shooting Preserve in Midway, Ga. There were 22 teams participating in the event, and over $20,000 was raised for student scholarships. Winners were chosen based on Lewis Class rules and were split into two brackets. For bracket A, 1st place was JM Miles, 2nd place was Enviva, and 3rd place Darien Telephone. Bracket B winners were International Auto...



Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America Donates Electric Vehicle Tool Kits to Coastal Pines Technical College

Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) donated two electric vehicle tool kits to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation on March 19, 2024. These tool kits will be used for Electric Vehicle Professional Technical Certificate of Credit (EVP TCC) program at the Baxley and Waycross campuses. The electric vehicle tool kits will enhance the resources available to students enrolled in the Electric Vehicle Professional TCC program. These kits include Milli Ohm Meters, Mega...



CPTC Foundation Hosts Inaugural Donor Recognition Dinner

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) hosted the inaugural Donor Recognition Dinner for the CPTC Foundation on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the Railway Express Depot in Waycross. The event honored the 18 community partners who donated to the CPTC Foundation on various levels from $2,500 to $100,000 for the 2023 year. The CPTC Foundation Board of Trustees, Local Board of Directors, and executive leadership team were in attendance to celebrate these generous donors. Emily O’Bara, 2024...



RYAM Partners with Coastal Pines Technical College to Launch Registered Apprenticeship Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and JESUP, Ga., March 5, 2024 – Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (NYSE:RYAM) and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) have partnered to establish a registered apprenticeship, enhancing career opportunities in Jesup and surrounding areas. The signing event at RYAM's Jesup plant on March 5, 2024, inaugurates this collaboration, aiming to provide hands-on training and real-world experience. Coastal Pines will offer apprenticeships in Industrial System fields, blending...



Memorial Satilla donates $100,000 for Allied Health program at Coastal Pines Technical College

Photo ID: Pictured (l-r) – Amanda Morris – vice president for academic affairs at Coastal Pines, Sarah Gove- marketing director at Memorial Satilla, Dale Neely – CEO at Memorial Satilla, Lonnie Roberts – president at Coastal Pines, Larry Paulk – CPTC Foundation Trustee Chairman, Celeste Brizzee – CNO at Memorial Satilla, and Stephanie Roberts, executive director of college advancement. Memorial Satilla donates $100,000 for Allied Health program at Coastal Pines Technical...



Be Like Blue Memorial Scholarship Established

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received a donation on February 29, 2024, to establish a new memorial scholarship. The "Be like Blue" Scholarship was established with funds raised to memorialize the life of Bobby Blue Smith. Blue was a Ware County Firefighter who tragically passed away while protecting our community in June 2023. The memorial scholarship honors his dedication and commitment to service. Coastal Pines Technical College students must apply through...



Rayonier Makes Donation to the CPTC Forestry Program

The Rayonier Community Fund awarded the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation with a $2,000 donation. This donation will assist with supplies and other programmatic expenses for the CPTC Forestry Program. The CPTC Forestry Program is currently taught on the Waycross campus and the Basic Timber Harvesting certificate can be earned at Pierce, Appling, and Charlton County High Schools through the dual enrollment program. For more information on the CPTC Foundation or the Forestry...



Donation Received to Create New Terry Thomas Memorial Scholarship

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received a $20,000 donation from the Terry Thomas Foundation to create the new Terry Thomas Memorial Scholarship. This new scholarship will be used for Glynn County students who are attending Coastal Pines Technical College. The Terry Thomas Foundation, located in Glynn County on Sea Island, was established in 2004. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. Susan Goodhue,...



CPTC Foundation Purchases Scuba Immersion Suits for Commercial Fishing Program at Coastal Pines

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently purchased Scuba Immersion suits for the Commercial Fisherman program for Dual Enrolled students in McIntosh County. This purchase was made possible through a donation from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources that has previously supported the Commercial Fishing program. Thanks to donors and supports like the Georgia DNR, Coastal Pines is able to continue to support the dual enrollment program at McIntosh County. For...



Green Diamond Resource Company Donates to CPTC Foundation

Green Diamond Resource Company recently donated $35,000 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. These funds will be used to support the Forestry and Timber Harvesting programs at Coastal Pines to assist with expenses like student scholarships, programmatic supplies, fuel, as well as salary support for adjunct instructors for the Timber Harvesting program. Tuesday, January 16, 2024, Gordon Grizzle and Steve Smith from Green Diamond Resource Company visited the Waycross...



Georgia Power Foundation Donates to the CPTC Foundation

James Willis, Area Manager of Georgia Power presented a $10,000 check to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. These funds will be allocated to providing scholarships to students in need of financial assistance with tuition, fees, books, and other program related needs. The Foundation prides itself on being able to meet a student in that place of need and help push them toward their educational goals. “Georgia Power has been a strong...



Satilla REMC Donates to Coastal Pines Lineworker Program

On December 13, 2023, the Satilla REMC Foundation donated $20,000 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. The donations are broken in to two separate donations. One $10,000 check will be used toward scholarships for the Electrical Lineworker Program to directly support the students and costs associated with the program, including tuition, books, and supplies. The second $10,000 donation was made to the general scholarship fund to assist any student at Coastal Pines who...