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Georgia Northwestern to hold 19th Annual J.D. Powell Memorial Golf Tournament

October 24, 2017--7:02 a.m.


The Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Foundation is sponsoring the 19th annual J.D. Powell Memorial Golf Tournament at Barnsley Resort in Adairsville on Thursday, Oct. 26. Proceeds from the tournament will provide funding and scholarship assistance to GNTC students.

James Derward Powell served as the president of GNTC from 1987-1994.

Registration is now open and is $600 per team with up to four people on a team. The team fee includes boxed lunch, goody bag, 18 holes of golf with cart, and entry for door prizes.

Prizes will be awarded for first in flight, longest drive, and closest to the pin.

On the day of the tournament, registration will begin at 9 a.m. followed by announcements. Tee Time begin will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by lunch, awards, and a ball drop after the tournament is over. Tickets are available now for the ball drop.

Proceeds raised from the tournament will be used to provide scholarships and financial assistance to GNTC students on all six campuses. The Foundation also assists with purchasing equipment for programs, providing training for faculty and staff, and materials for the library.

Registration is still open and online registration forms are available online at

For additional sponsor or entry information, contact Michelle Beatson at 706.802.5850 or via email at

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, 14,151 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 7,956 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 6,195 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start. For more information about GNTC, visit us at or contact a Student Help Center on any one of our six campus locations at 866-983-4682. GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.