Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Early Childhood Care and Education student Misty Blasengame received a $1,000 scholarship from the Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association (FRREA). 

The scholarship was presented to Blasengame, a resident of Lindale, during a luncheon at the Thornton Recreation Center in Armuchee. Daphnie Morrison presented the scholarship to Blasengame on behalf of FRREA.

Two women in dress jackets stand behind a wooden podium and exchange a check.
GNTC Early Childhood Care and Education student Misty Blasengame (right) receives a $1,000 scholarship from Daphnie Morrison (left) during a luncheon for the Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association.

Each year, the Floyd-Rome Retired Educators Association presents scholarships to exceptional students majoring in education. Scholarships also were awarded to students from Berry College, Shorter University and the University of West Georgia during the presentation.

The Early Childhood Care and Education program at GNTC is offered on all six GNTC campuses in the northwest Georgia region. The program is offered as an associate degree, diploma or certificate.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides quality workforce education to the citizens of Northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma, or a certificate in business, health, industrial, or public service career paths. This past year, 12,785 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 7,499 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 5,286 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.  For more information about GNTC, visit us at GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.