Augusta Tech Announces 2020 GOAL Winner

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Rah’Mere Williams, a Design and Media Production Technology student at Augusta Technical College, has been named the college’s 2020 winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).

The announcement was made at the college’s annual Faculty & Staff meeting and GOAL recognition event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, in the Jack B. Patrick Information Technology Center. A panel of local leaders chose Williams over three other nominees for the award. The runners-up were Gabriel Andrews, Augusta, Welding & Joining Technology; Dineashia Griffin, Augusta, Early Childhood Care & Education; and Sheyna Novakovski, Martinez, Criminal Justice Technology.

GOAL, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia, honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college students. Local GOAL winners are selected at each of the state’s 22 technical colleges. The announcement of Williams as the Augusta Technical College GOAL winner was made by President Terry D. Elam. Williams will now proceed to regional judging.

“I am deeply honored to represent my college at the state GOAL competition. I want to thank TCSG, Augusta Technical College, my instructors, and everyone who has supported me on this journey to share my story in hopes that it will inspire someone else to pursue technical education,” said Williams.