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Academic Honors Announced for Spring 2024

Each semester Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’s List, Dean’s List and the Academic Achievement Award. The President's List recognizes full-time students who earned a semester GPA of 4.00 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. The Dean’s List recognizes CPTC students enrolled full time who have earned a semester GPA of 3.75 - 3.99 out of a possible 4.0 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0...



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...



CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION STUDENT HONORED WITH SCHOLARSHIP

Autumn Shaw from Coastal Pines Technical College Awarded $1000 Jon H. Poteat Scholarship Jesup, Georgia, May 13, 2024 – Autumn Shaw was recently awarded a $1000 scholarship from the National Technical Honor Society. Autumn was inducted into NTHS in the Fall of 2023. She plans on becoming a nurse through CPTC’s Associate of Science in Nursing program. Autumn was one of 250 outstanding NTHS members to receive the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship based on their ability to consistently exemplify...



Woody Folsom Automotive Group Joins as Registered Apprenticeship Partnership with Coastal Pines

Woody Folsom Automotive Group and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) have partnered to establish a registered apprenticeship, enhancing career opportunities in Baxley and surrounding areas. The signing event at Woody Folsom’s Baxley headquarters on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, celebrates this collaboration, aiming to provide hands-on training and real-world experience. Coastal Pines will offer apprenticeships in Automotive Technology, Automotive Service, Marketing Technology, Internet Sales...



Outstanding Career and Technical Students recognized as new inductees in the National Technical Honor Society

Jesup, Georgia, April 18, 2024 – Outstanding Career and Technical Students at Coastal Pines Technical College were honored today as the newest inductees into the National Technical Honor Society, the honor society for Career & Technical Education (CTE). Twenty-five students were inducted for membership based on their skill development and academic achievement in their Career & Technical courses. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, completed 12 credit hours of courses, and receive an...



Accelerated Career Pathway Leads to Success for Local Student

Georgia's Accelerated Career pathway equips students with the tools they need to succeed, whether they choose to pursue higher education or enter the workforce directly after graduation. Students aged 15-21 can choose the Accelerated Career pathway to complete both their high school diploma and receive two technical certificates of credit, a diploma, or associate degree from Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC). Ware County High School student Braxton Long chose the Accelerate Career...



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...