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Georgia Driver’s Education Commission Awards Grant to Coastal Pines Technical College

November 9, 2015 01:55 PM

Coastal Pines Technical College is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant in the amount of $19,850 from the Georgia Driver’s Education Commission.

“Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers and we are committed to providing students with the education and experience needed to avoid tragedy” said GDEC chairman Harris Blackwood. “This grant will help Coastal Pines Technical College equip young drivers in the community to be safer when they get behind the wheel” continued Blackwood.

The grant, which runs from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, will help finance driver’s education locally by providing classes with thirty hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind the wheel experience with a trained instructor.

“We are pleased to have the opportunity to offer this driver’s education program for high school students.  Our college is dedicated to providing services to assist in educating our communities, stated President Deibert.” 

Niki Knox Vanderslice, Director of Business Development & External Affairs for the Technical College System of Georgia; President Deibert; Harris Blackwood, Director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety; Markisha Butler, Continuing Education Director at Coastal Pines; and Josh Turner, Director of the Drivers Education CommissionThis program will begin in the various high schools throughout the service delivery area.   For more information about the driver’s education program, contact Pete Snell at 912-262-4303 or psnell@coastalpines.edu

In Photo (see right): Coastal Pines Technical College President Dr. Glenn Deibert is presented with the keys to two new Kia Optimas for use by the driver's education program at the college, which is funded in part by a grant from the Georgia Driver's Education Commission. Pictured left to right are: Niki Knox Vanderslice, Director of Business Development & External Affairs for the Technical College System of Georgia; President Deibert; Harris Blackwood, Director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety; Markisha Butler, Continuing Education Director at Coastal Pines; and Josh Turner, Director of the Drivers Education Commission.”

 

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