SCTC Welcomes Simmons to Board of Directors

Date Posted: June 29, 2021
Pictured L-R: Keith Simmons, Judge Jan Hunt, SCTC President Dr. Alvetta Thomas

Dr. Alvetta Thomas, President, Southern Crescent Technical College, is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Keith Simmons to the college’s board of directors. Simmons was sworn in by Spalding County Probate Judge Jan Hunt at the June 16, 2021 meeting.

“I am pleased to welcome Keith Simmons to the Southern Crescent Technical College board of directors,” Dr. Thomas stated.   “As a valued partner in our local community in his position as Superintendent of the Griffin-Spalding County School System, he brings strong leadership capabilities and exceptional community involvement.   His knowledge and experience will be invaluable as we work to create additional career pathways in our local school systems to prepare students for life and work.”

The Southern Crescent Technical College Board of Directors serves both in a community advisory capacity and in a limited administrative capacity, performing certain oversight responsibilities as designated by State Board policy. The local Board is comprised of 14 members from the business and industrial communities from eight counties in the service area comprised of Butts, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Pike, Spalding, and Upson counties. State Board Policy defines the role and responsibilities of the local Board. Board members are selected because of their experience, ability, and dedication to deal with issues that relate to the mission of occupational education and are without contractual, employment, or personal financial investment in the school.

Simmons will represent Spalding County on the board.

About Southern Crescent Technical College:

Southern Crescent Technical College is a multi-campus unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and serves the workforce and community needs of Butts, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Pike, Spalding, and Upson counties.  The College is a public, accredited, two-year post-secondary institution serving a diverse student population by offering academic credit programs and services, adult education, continuing education and programs customized for business and industry.  Southern Crescent Technical College is committed to excellence and is characterized by outstanding instruction, a comprehensive commitment to state-of-the-industry training and workforce development, and a close connection to the community.  As the College grows, Southern Crescent Technical College will continue to expand its educational programs and facilities to provide students with enhanced opportunities for career success. For more information on Southern Crescent Technical College or its offerings, please visit