Savannah Technical College alumna Skylar Huggett will deliver the commencement address at Savannah Technical College’s 2018 graduation at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, in the Johnny Mercer Theatre at the Savannah Civic Center.
Huggett, a graduate of the Welding & Joining Technology program at Savannah Tech, is the Technical College System of Georgia’s 2017 Student of the Year. She competed for the top student honor as part of the system’s annual Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership program, which recognizes the best students at each of the state’s 22 technical colleges and one Board of Regents college with a technical division.
In May of 2017, Skylar earned her diploma in Welding & Joining Technology from Savannah Technical College and graduated with honors (4.0 GPA) while making the Dean’s List. She was the president of the Student Chapter of the American Welding Society and won silver for welding sculpture at the Georgia SkillsUSA 2017 competition.