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Coastal Pines Directors and Foundation Hold Joint Meeting

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, the Local Board of Directors and the CPTC Foundation Trustees held a joint meeting on June 9th. The meeting was held at the Westin on Jekyll Island, which is located in CPTC’s service delivery area. Also in attendance were the College’s Executive Leadership Team, Mr. Dan Lingenfelter, Vice President of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Foundation Board, the 2021 GOAL (Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership) winning student, Evan Edge, and...



Terry Thomas Foundation Makes Generous Donation to Coastal Pines

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from the Terry Thomas Foundation. The Terry Thomas Foundation was established in 2004 and is located in Glynn County on Sea Island. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. This grant will be used to help sponsor Free Application Day at Coastal Pines. Prospective students typically pay a $25 application fee for admission to the College,...



Okefenoke REMC Donates to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation (OREMC) recently donated to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. Dewayne Johns of OREMC made the $7,000check presentation at the CPTC Foundation quarterly meeting on March 3rd, 2021 to Lonnie Roberts, CPTC President and Larry Paulk, CPTC Board of Trustees Chairman. These scholarship monies are available to students in all programs, with special funding allocated to the Electrical Lineworker Program for costs associated with...



First Cindy Tanner Memorial Scholarship Recipients Awarded Scholarships

Three students qualified to receive the first distribution of the Cindy Tanner Memorial Scholarship that was set up by her family for the Spring 2021 Semester. Ethan Lewis, Welding and Joining Technology Student on the Hazlehurst Site, Shonterria Thomas, Practical Nursing student on the Waycross Campus, and Vernonstine Harris, Practical Nursing student on the Waycross campus were the recipients of the scholarship. Cindy Tanner was the former Vice President of Institutional Advancement for...



Satilla REMC Makes Donations to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

Recently, the Satilla REMC Foundation donated $10,000 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. Their donation will be used toward scholarships for the Electrical Lineworker Program. The funds will be used to directly support the students and their costs associated with the program, including tuition, books and supplies. They made another $10,000 donation to the general scholarship fund as well. This donation will help any student at Coastal Pines who needs additional...



Cindy Tanner Memorial Scholarship Created at Coastal Pines Technical College

Cindy Tanner, former VP of Institutional Advancement© “That smile!” If asked about Cindy, that is one thing that most people will always say they remember about her. Her infectious smile and her dedication to the students of Coastal Pines Technical College (formerly Okefenokee Technical College) were what she was best known for. Cindy Tanner was the former Vice President of Institutional Advancement for Coastal Pines Technical College, where she served for 25 years. Tanner served...



Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship Trust to Give Endowment to Coastal Pines

September 30, 2020 09:48 AM The Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship Trust was established in the early 2000s by Esther Thomson to assist students in technical education. The late Mrs. Dale James was entrusted with the Scholarship Trust after the passing of her Aunt, Mrs. Thomson. Over the years, Mrs. Dale James assisted in awarding thousands of scholarship dollars to students in the pursuit of higher education. Mr. Don James, husband to the late Mrs. James, is the current trustee of the...



Rayonier Advanced Materials Donates to the CPTC Foundation

CPTC Foundation© Rayonier Advanced Materials recently presented a $1,500 donation to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. Kellie Shanklin, a Rayonier employee, came to the Jesup Instructional Site to present the check to the Director of Institutional Advancement, Stephanie Roberts. This generous donation from Rayonier Advanced Materials will be given to the General Scholarship Fund to assist students who may need it. "CPTC Foundation is very thankful for longtime...



Terry Thomas Foundation Donates to Coastal Pines Technical College

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from the Terry Thomas Foundation. The Terry Thomas Foundation was established in 2004 and is located in Glynn County on Sea Island. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. This grant will be used to help sponsor Free Application Day at Coastal Pines. Prospective students typically pay a $25 application fee for admission to the College,...



Okefenoke REMC Donates to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

Recently, the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received several generous donations from Okefenoke REMC. Dewayne Johns of Okefenoke REMC presented Dr. Glenn Deibert, President of CPTC with two checks at a local board meeting. One of the checks for $2,000 will be directed toward the General Scholarship program, and a second check for $2,000 will be directed to the Electrical Lineworker Program. In addition, Okefenokee also donated $2,500 worth of tools to be given directly to...



Georgia Power donates retired Line Truck to Coastal Pines Technical College’s Lineworker Certification Program

On Wednesday January 29, 2020, Georgia Power donated a truck retired from its fleet to Coastal Pines Technical College’s (ELAC) Electrical Lineworker Apprentice Certification program. The ELAC is an eight-week training program designed to enhance the skills of those seeking a career as a lineworker in the energy industry. During the course, students are taught general electrical safety skills, construction and skilled trade (CAST) test prep and commercial driver’s license (CDL)...



Georgia Power Foundation, Inc Gives to Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

James Willis, Area Manager of Georgia Power presented a $15,000 check to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation on Thursday, January 9, 2020. These funds will be allocated to providing scholarships to students in need of financial assistance. Each semester, students are encouraged to apply to the CPTC Foundation to be awarded scholarships and grant monies. The Foundation prides itself on being able to meet a student in that place of need and help push them toward their...