COLOMB GA. (WRBL) – Columbus Technical College (CTC) celebrates its 60e anniversary on December 1, 2021. The college has grown from 39 students when it opened in 1961 to an annual enrollment of 5,000 today.
The community it serves has also grown. Initially it was part of the Muscogee County School District and now serves students from Muscogee, Harris, Talbot, Stewart, Quitman and Chattahoochee counties as well as the military from Fort Benning.
“Columbus Tech has been an integral part of this community for 60 years,” said Martha Ann Todd, CTC President of the institution’s growth.
Todd continued to talk about the school’s commitment to educating the workforce in the Chattahoochee Valley. “The college has grown beyond its roots as a vocational school, but it remains steadfast in vocational technical education while continuously evolving to meet the needs of the workforce and developing new opportunities for serve students well, ”said Todd.
The college will be handing out signs reading “CTC Graduates / Supporters Work / Live Here” on November 22, 23, 29 and 30 from 9 am to 5 pm. The CTC is organizing two open days to commemorate its 60th anniversary. For more information on its growth timeline from 1961 to today, visit the CTC website.